Get your music on Apple Music
Partner with a distributor to ensure your music is correctly formatted and ready for streaming services and digital download stores.
Claim your account
Artists and artist managers can request access to Apple Music for Artists by claiming their artist page.
Manage access to your artist page
Add members of your team to your Apple Music for Artists account, so they can view analytics, manage artist images, send lyrics, and view account information.
Share your Milestones, celebrate with fans
Share your Apple Music milestones directly from the iOS app to your favorite social platforms.
Control your communications
Stay informed with weekly emails that provide insights into your music, new features, and updates related to your account maintenance.
Apple Music for Artists on iOS
Apple Music for Artists is available on the App Store. Get a snapshot of your music’s performance on the go.
Add your artist image
Add your artist image to help fans quickly locate your page and give potential listeners another reason to check you out.
View guidelines for artist images
Review the formats and guidelines to ensure your artist profile picture displays alongside your content on Apple Music, the iTunes Store, and Shazam.
Understand your analytics
Learn how to read your Artist Analytics to identify trends and measure your music’s impact.
Get a global view of listeners
Use Places to see your listening activity and uncover your top songs across the globe.
See your song stats and listener trends
Use Trends to learn more about how your fans discover your most popular songs.
See how Shazam works for artists
Shazam data opens new ways to connect with new fans. See how listeners are discovering your music to keep you connected with your growing audience.
Send your lyrics to Apple Music
Get step-by-step instructions to successfully deliver your lyrics to Apple Music.
Review guidelines for submitting lyrics
Review our Lyrics Guidelines and correctly format your lyrics for submission.
Understanding the basics of music publishing
Learn about performing rights organizations to help you collect songwriting royalties.
Apple Music pre-adds
Apple Music pre-adds allows listeners to add music for upcoming releases to their library or playlists.
Apple Music Marketing Tools
Create badges, embeddable widgets, and audio cards to help fans find your artist page, top songs, and albums.
Learn about the importance of music metadata to better understand how listeners can find your music on Apple Music.
Use cover art to get people talking about your next release and learn about the guidelines for cover art on Apple Music.
Why an Electronic Press Kit matters
An EPK is your professional resume and business card that makes it easy for music industry professionals to access and review your work.
August 13, 2021
Apple launches Today at Apple Creative Studios
Today at Apple Creative Studios offers mentorship from renowned artists for young creatives around the world.
June 02, 2021
Apple Music Insights: Royalties
Learn more about our philosophy and values regarding streaming royalties, publishing operations, and editorial playlists.
May 11, 2021
Up Next has gone global
The Up Next initiative showcases emerging artists in monthly marketing and editorial features on Apple Music in select countries and regions around the world.