Is TuneCore better than DistroKid

TuneCore's prices aren't as cheap as you think.

Have you considered using TuneCore to publish your music?

Maybe you should reconsider that.

Since you have to pay anew every year with TuneCore, the costs for distribution increase very quickly into infinity over time. So you should look carefully.

Sell ​​your music online with iMusician and reach hundreds of international stores such as iTunes, Deezer, Amazon, Beatport and Spotify.

TuneCore vs iMusician Comparison

Beware of the bottomless pit!

Fees for an album, 100% of the royalties go to you ** with iMusician Rockstar package

After 5 years (total amount since the beginning)

€ 29.99 + 4 x € 49.99 = $ 229.95 / € 229.95

After 10 years (total amount since the beginning)

€ 29.99 + 9 x € 49.99 = $ 479.90 / € 479.90

After XX years (total amount since the beginning)

€ 29.99 + (XX-1) x € 49.99 = A bottomless pit!

Fees for an album, 100% of the royalties go to you ** with iMusician Rockstar package

After 5 years (total amount since the beginning)

€ 29.99 + 4 x € 49.99 = $ 229.95 / € 229.95

After 10 years (total amount since the beginning)

€ 29.99 + 9 x € 49.99 = $ 479.90 / € 479.90

After XX years (total amount since the beginning)

€ 29.99 + (XX-1) x € 49.99 = A bottomless pit!

After 5 years (total amount since the beginning)

99$ / 99€

After 10 years (total amount since the beginning)

Still only 99 €

After XX years (total amount since the beginning)

Yes, still only 99 €

Why is iMusician better than TuneCore?

No annual fees with iMusician

Unlike TuneCore, Ditto, Distrokid and others, at iMusician we don't have annual renewal fees. No annual fees to keep your music in the shops. No annual fees to request withdrawals. In short: with us you don't pay any annual fees!

iMusician's offer adapts to your career

We're the only music distributor whose options grow with you. For example, get started with a cheaper package with commission and opt for an upgrade as your fan community and income grow. For the upgrade you only pay the difference and keep 100% of your income.

iMusician has a wider global reach than TuneCore

With more than 200 stores around the world, iMusician has the largest global reach in the market. Just like TuneCore, iMusician naturally publishes your music on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, TikTok, Instagram and all major digital streaming platforms. In addition, iMusician also offers genre-specific shops that TuneCore does not supply. These include, for example, shops for electronic music such as Beatport, Traxsource and Juno

There is something for everyone

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Whether you are new to business or a professional, if you are developing yourself as an artist or label, simply switch to a different pricing plan that suits your needs.

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All releases include

  • Free ISRCs and barcodes
  • Monthly sales report
  • Daily trend charts of your streams and downloads
  • Personal customer support in your language
  • Free cancellation possible at any time
  • You keep all rights to your music

Labels we work with

From Afrobeat to Zydeco and every genre in between, we work with hundreds of labels around the world to ensure your releases get featured in all popular shops and platforms in our own country and beyond.

Try it for free

Create a free account today and see for yourself why over 200,000 independent artists and labels trust iMusician to sell and monetize their music online with us. No credit card required.

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* Our "Pro Unlimited" subscription offers unlimited sales for an unlimited number of artists and an unlimited number of labels, all with 0% commission. If you decide not to renew your subscription, your music will still stay online at no additional cost - only the commission will change. You will continue to receive your income, we only keep 15% as commission.