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How to Get Your Music on TIDAL

Want fans on TIDAL to be able to hear your music? TuneCore makes it easy to get your music streaming on tons of stores, all without taking a cut of the money you earn.

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How To Add Your Music to TIDAL

It’s never been easier to distribute your music to TIDAL and start earning money from your music. All it takes to get started are these three steps:


Upload Your Music

Quickly and easily upload your music files to the TuneCore website, along with your artwork and release information. Choose which stores you want to send your music to, including TIDAL and over 150 others.


TuneCore Sends Your Music to TIDAL

We’ll send your tracks to TIDAL and any other stores that you selected. Start selling your music online faster than any other service. The sooner you’re music is live in stores and ready to stream, the sooner you can get your music heard by fans and added to playlists.


You Get Paid

Every time someone streams your music on TIDAL. You get paid, and we put your money directly into your TuneCore account. TuneCore will never take a cut of your sales revenue.

How to Make Money on Tidal

Keep 100% of the money your streams earn on TIDAL.

When you get your music on TIDAL, your fans experience their favorite songs in HiFI and lossless audio. And new listeners hear that music in the best possible quality for the first time. That increases your chances of being discovered by new audiences worldwide.

Plus, through TIDAL's Artist Home dashboard and Rising program, TuneCore users can radically personalize their artist profiles and get their music amplified through curated playlists, cutting-edge resources, and more. That means more ways to make money and earn revenue from doing what you love.

Get your music on TIDAL today and keep 100% of what your streams earn.

What is TIDAL’s Artist Home?

Artist Home offers unlimited ways for artists to interact and connect with their most passionate fans on TIDAL.

TuneCore users get free, dedicated access to Artist Home and can immediately begin customizing and managing their:

  1. Profile images
  2. Biographies
  3. Social media links
  4. Inaccurate content (on your profile or others)
  5. Profile access for collaborators and producers

TIDAL Artist Home is always expanding and adding new services that benefit TuneCore users.

Why TuneCore

TuneCore has been fighting for independent artists around the world for over a decade. Our mission is to give musicians everywhere the tools they need to be successful. Don’t have a label? Not a problem. We offer the distribution, data, tools, and services to help you take your career to the next level.

Worldwide Distribution
You Keep Your Sales Revenue
Comprehensive Reporting
Tools & Services For Artists
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TuneCore Doesn't Stop at TIDAL

TuneCore adds your music to more than 150 online music stores and streaming services across the world, including:
spotify apple tiktok youtube amazon pandora beatport

What is the TIDAL Fans Dashboard?

The new TIDAL Fans dashboard allows TuneCore users to track

  • Age of Listeners: Understand the age distribution of your audience
  • Top Countries: Discover the top 10 countries where your music is streamed the most
  • Top Tracks: Identify your most played songs on TIDAL

Successful strategies are the key to monetizing your streams. TIDAL is giving TuneCore users the data they need to plan – and make money – effectively.

How much does it cost to sell music on TIDAL?

TuneCore offers artists an affordable, fast, and easy way to get their music on the most popular streaming services and stores around the world. Upload your music on TIDAL with a TuneCore Unlimited Plan starting at $24.99.

How long does it take to get music on TIDAL?

TuneCore makes sure your music is available to your fans as quickly as possible. Our team needs about 1-2 days to approve your release. Once your release is approved, you can expect to see it on TIDAL after about one to three business days.

How often does TIDAL payout?

TuneCore will make your money available as quickly as possible, but we still have to wait for TIDAL. Generally, there is a two-month delay when posting revenue from stores and streaming services. So, if you put your music on TIDAL in May, your revenue will be available starting in July.

Can anyone put their music on TIDAL?

Concerned that your songs might not qualify for distribution via TuneCore? Don’t worry. Anyone can get their music online using TuneCore. As long as you follow our uploading guidelines, you shouldn’t have any trouble sending your release to TIDAL!

Does TuneCore keep any of my TIDAL earnings?

We do not. While we keep 20% of revenue generated from social media platforms, TIDAL is a streaming service. You put in 100% of the work and we make sure you get paid for what you earn.