How much the top music distributors cost compared

At RouteNote we pride ourselves on offering artists the best deal for getting their music out there. With free distribution to all of the top stores and streaming services you can’t find better value. Here’s a comparison of how much other distributors cost so you can see for yourself.

RouteNote

  • Free uploads
  • Keep 85% of all royalties
  • No hidden fees
  • Premium option ($10 – single, £20 – EP, $30 Album)
  • Keep 100% of royalties on Premium
  • Only $9.99 after a year to stay on Premium
  • Sent to stores within 1-2 days
  • Distribute unlimited artists and releases

CD Baby

  • No Free option
  • $9.95 per single
  • $49 per album
  • 9% of royalties after you pay
  • Sent to stores in 1-4 weeks

Tunecore

  • No Free option
  • $9.99 per single
  • $29.99 per album
  • Charges for new outlets
  • Sent to stores in 1-4 weeks

Distrokid

  • No Free option
  • $19.99 a year for basic package
  • Hidden fees for certain stores
  • Sent to stores in 1-2 days

Ditto Music

  • No Free option
  • $19 a year for 1 artist
  • Vastly more expensive the more artists you distribute
  • Sent to stores in 1-2 days

Reverbnation

  • No Free option
  • $19.95 a month
  • Sent to stores in 1-2 days

There are lots of reasons to choose RouteNote, not just because we’re the best value for money when it comes to getting your music out there. You can find out more at www.routenote.com or why not drop us a message on Facebook or Twitter. We’re always happy to chat and ensure that you have the best experience possible.

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