CD Baby delivers to more retailers and offers more options than any other music distributor, and unlike other services, we'll never charge an annual fee.
CD Baby Pricing
How Much CD Baby Pays You
||$49 per album
||Includes CD (or vinyl) and download sales on CDBaby.com and worldwide digital and physical distribution.
|Pro Album Signup
|$149 $99 per album |Includes CD (or vinyl) and download sales on CDBaby.com, worldwide digital and physical distribution, plus song/songwriter registration and global royalty collection.
|Single Song Signup
||$12.95 per single
||Includes download sales on CDBaby.com and worldwide digital distribution. No physical sales. (UPC bar code available for additional $5)
|Pro Single Song Signup
||$39 per single
||Includes download sales on CDBaby.com, worldwide digital distribution, plus song/songwriter registration and global royalty collection. No physical sales. (UPC bar code available for additional $5).
|CD Baby Pro Upgrade
||$39 per single
$59 per album
|Any album or single that is distributed through CD Baby can be upgraded to CD Baby Pro for a one-time fee.
||See complete pricing
||Prepay for multiple releases and save up to 36% on submission fees. Then submit your albums whenever you like!
||Visit CD Baby
|Order as many or as few retail-ready discs as you need.
||starting at 59¢ each
||Choose from 4 different styles, including perforated cards and crack-and-peel sticker cards, all featuring your album artwork. Order in quantities of 100, 200, 500, 1000, or 5000. Sell them for whatever price you like!
|UPC Bar Code
||$20 for album
$5 for single song
|Get a unique bar code with the corresponding graphic that you can use anywhere, even with other distributors.
|HostBaby Web Hosting
||$20 per month or $199 per year
||Includes web hosting for musicians, site-design Wizard, unlimited bandwidth, email, and ListBaby (mailing list manager).
|Type of Sale
|CDs and Vinyl
(includes sales through our distribution partners)
|Your chosen purchase price minus $4
||We keep $4 per unit sold. If your album sells for $13, you get paid $9.
(single tracks AND full-album)
|91% of your chosen purchase price
||We keep only 9% and pay you a whopping 91% per download sold on our store – more than iTunes, Amazon, or any other retailer. So if you set your single-song download price at 99¢ you'll get paid 90¢ per song!
|Digital distribution sales
(from iTunes, Amazon MP3, Rhapsody, and many more.)
|91% of net income
||We keep 9% of the net income paid to us by our partners and you keep the rest.
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