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Get a UPC barcode for your CD or digital release and chart with SoundScan and Billboard

RouteNote provides a Free UPC barcode when artists upload their releases into the RouteNote system. Artists can use these UPCs in the SoundScan system. SoundScan reports your sales figures to the Billboard charts. Related

Is the UPC of a digital release the same as for other products (like CDs and vinyls)

The short answer is Yes. A UPC is a barcode which is a standard method of tracking digital and physical music sales. UPCs can be used for both digital and physical products. UPCs are provided…