Apple Music for Artists on iOS

Apple Music for Artists is now available on the App Store. Get a snapshot of your music’s performance on the go.

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System requirements

The Apple Music for Artists iOS app can be used from an iPhone running iOS 13 or later and the Artists app must be version 2.0 or later. To access all the latest features of the Artists app, be sure you're running the latest version. Apple Music for Artists on iOS is currently only available for iPhone.


Highlight important moments with your fans. Promote your pre-adds, albums, songs, music videos, and Milestones by creating custom assets and Linkfire links to share on social media. Promote assets can be shared in Messages, email, Twitter, Snapchat, and Facebook and Instagram Stories. Just tap on the milestone you’d like to share and select the platform you'd like to share to.

Listening Now

Use the Listening Now widget to see how many listeners are streaming your music, in real time. Regularly updating every five seconds, this metric highlights how many users have initiated playback on your music. Tap the widget to get a trend graph view of your real-time listeners in the last 48 hours.

Top playlist plays

Tap on a playlist your music has been featured in to see total plays for your songs in the playlist, plays by song, and a song’s playlist position.

Top songs

Song-level details are viewed by tapping on one of your most-played songs. You can view details such as Plays, Average Daily Listeners, Shazams, Song Purchases, Insights, Plays by country or city, and plays from Playlists. 

Top Shazams

Shazams are recorded anytime your song is recognized by the Shazam app or one of the partner apps that use Shazam technology. Tap on one of your most-shazamed songs to see data about that song’s performance in Apple Music and the iTunes Store. 

Charting on Shazam

Shazam chart data is now available in the Apple Music for Artists app. If your track is charting on Shazam in a country or city in the past seven days, you can view this charting information in the app, on the go. 

Popular countries and regions

Tap a popular country to see how your music is performing in that region. You can view the cities where your music is most played, country- or region-specific Insights, Top Songs, and Top Cities.

By default, the Apple Music for Artists iOS app will show data from the last four weeks. You can update the date range for the data by tapping the filter in the upper right-hand corner.