How to earn TikTok royalties

TikTok is one of the most downloaded apps in the world and as an independent musician can be a great place to earn royalties on your music.

TikTok is the leading short-form video app in the world right now and boasts being one of the most downloaded apps. It’s a hub of creativity that sees a wide range of content being created daily, not to mention a place where music thrives. Plenty of artists have boosted their careers via the app and generated income via royalties. 

How do I upload my music to TikTok?

This is very simple thanks to RouteNote. Our service offers distribution to all the large streaming services and social media services, such as TikTok. Once you have signed up, uploaded your track and artwork simply click on TikTok as a place you wish to distribute, and hey presto! Your music is now on TikTok, waiting to be used by millions of users. This is a totally free service that sees you keep 85% of your royalties, with no hidden fees or extra charges. There is also a premium service available that for a small fee means you get to keep 100% of your royalties. 

How do the royalties on TikTok work?

Well, when you distribute to TikTok, your music will generate revenue every time a creator uses your music, not on how many views it receives. Every unique video will lead to revenue for you, the creator of the music. 

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