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We deliver to the biggest streaming and download services and some of the most acknowledged niche platforms
SpotifySpotify is one of the biggest streaming services around. With 130 million subscribers*, Spotify is the market leader by far. The platform has 299 million monthly active users* in 92 markets and more than 60 million tracks.
Record Union is a Spotify Preferred Partner which means that Spotify recommends music makers to use our service for distribution.
Get instant access to Spotify for Artists via Record Union.
* Numbers from June 2020.
Apple MusicWith more than 60 million subscribers* and over 70 million tracks, Apple Music is a top player in the world of streaming.
Apple Music offers all the key features you would expect from a streaming service, including curated playlists, internet radio stations, and new music recommendations based on listeners’ music taste. Artists and labels can set up artist pages from which they can connect and engage with fans.
When distributing to Apple Music, the release metadata has to meet the highest quality standards possible or release dates will be delayed. Record Union constantly score high when our deliveries are evaluated, which means that music is uploaded faster and artist pages are correct.
* Numbers from June 2019.
TikTokTikTok is a fast-growing social media platform specialized in video and music content. TikTok has 800 million monthly active users*.
TikTok users integrate music into their video content and the artist behind the music gets paid. Artists can also use the platform for marketing and promotion efforts.
* Numbers from September, 2020
* Numbers from June, 2018
Facebook users add music to their video and stories content and the artist behind the music gets paid.
* Numbers from 2nd quarter, 2020
YouTube MusicYouTube Music is Youtube’s subscription based streaming service for music. The platform has 20 million subscribers*.
* YouTube Music and YouTube Premium combined. Numbers from 4th quarter, 2019
BeatportBeatport is a streaming and download service with an exclusive focus on the dance and Electronic genres. DJs is the main target group for Beatport.
Beatport is highly acknowledged in the DJ community – among their 36 million users, around half a million are DJs.
Customers can download tracks in the mp3 and wav audio formats.
Do you represent a label?Labels distributing music to Beatport first need to have their label name registered on the Beatport platform. Labels can apply using the application form below. Labels who don’t want to use their own name or don’t have a label name can mark the release as released by Record Union (use the Label input field in the Release info section when creating the release). Beatport label application form
iTunesiTunes is Apple’s store for downloads. With 60 million tracks iTunes is the biggest music download service in the world. iTunes is available in over 120 countries.
When distributing to iTunes, the release metadata has to meet the highest quality standards possible or release dates will be delayed. Record Union constantly score high when our deliveries are evaluated by Apple, which means that music is uploaded faster and artist pages are correct.
TIDALTIDAL is a high fidelity, lossless music streaming service with over 3 million subscribers* in 55 countries. TIDAL offers 60 million tracks and 240,000 music videos**.
With their Rising Program TIDAL puts emphasis on upcoming artists through a wide set of benefits such as prominent placement in the streaming app, professional photo shoot, PR support, and more.
* Numbers from December, 2017
** Numbers from December, 2018
Amazon MusicAmazon Music is a streaming and download service with more than 55 million subscribers and 50 million tracks (as of early 2020).
Amazon Music puts a lot of effort into curation and data analysis – thousands of playlists are updated continously and the most important ones on a weekly basis.
7digital7digital is a streaming and download platform with more than 80 million tracks. They operate in over 80 territories.
When delivering music to 7digital, artists’ music is uploaded to 7digital’s own consumer service as well as to their +30 partner services.
PandoraPandora is a streaming service with 61 million monthly active users*.
With their highly ambitious Music Genome Project® Pandora is aiming to create the best personalized listening experience possible.
* Numbers from 1st quarter, 2020.
ShazamShazam is a market leader within music discovery. People use the Shazam app to find out what track is being played in their surroundings by simply holding their smartphone to the sound source.
Shazam has 150 million monthly active users and 300-400 million anually*.
When a track is detected by the app,s Shazam presents links to the track on various streaming and download services. These links drives 400,000 downloads daily**.
* Numbers from January, 2018
** Numbers from 2014
NapsterNapster is a streaming service with 3 million subscribers in 34 countries. Their catalog of music contains 35 million tracks.
In December, 2019, Napster revealed that independent artists on their top 100 most streamed artists had increased by 100% since 2015.
DeezerDeezer is a streaming service operating out of France. The service offers 56 million tracks and has 7 million subscribers and 16 million active users in total*. Deezer focuses on a local presence and is currently avaliable in more than 180 countries.
Deezer puts a lot of effort into curation with more than 50 editors and 100 million playlists.
* Numbers from January, 2019
AnghamiAnghami is a streaming service with heavy focus on the Middle Eastern and North African music scenes. The service has 1 million subscribers and 21 million monthly active users in total*. Anghami has more than 31 million tracks.
* Numbers from March, 2019
Juno DownloadJuno Download is a download service focusing on dance music and the Electronic genres. DJs are one of Juno Download’s main target groups. Their catalog contains over 5 million mp3 and wav tracks for download.
For almost 25 years Juno Download has been building their reputation as a comprehensive source for new dance music as well as a vast back catalogue.