Looking to access an existing account?

Are you an artist, manager, or label employee looking to access an existing Spotify for Artists account?

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Choose a distributor

Music gets uploaded to Spotify via a distributor. For a fee or commission, distributors will handle the licensing and distribution to Spotify and other streaming services, and pay you royalties when listeners stream.

Check out our directory for our preferred and recommended providers:

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Upload your music

Make sure your music is release-ready before uploading via your distributor.

  • Export the highest quality lossless files of your music and follow your chosen distributor’s guidelines for uploading.
  • Provide your metadata: album title, credits, release date, etc.
  • Upload cover art for your release.
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    Access your dashboard

    Give a face and name to your music by setting up your profile.

  • Once your music is on Spotify you can access your artist profile and your Spotify for Artists dashboard, where you can track performance and manage your content.
  • After verifying your identity, you’ll get full access to the profile and a verification check next to your artist name.
  • Customize your profile by adding photos, a bio, links to your social media, merch, and playlists.
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    Prepare for release

    Ahead of release day, make sure to:

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