We'll deliver your music everywhere that matters: the most popular digital music platforms of today, tomorrow, and the years to come. With CD Baby, you NEVER have to pay an annual fee to keep your music available online. Distribution to all download and streaming services listed below (and many more) is included with our Standard and CD Baby Pro packages. Plus, we're constantly on the lookout for new partners to carry your music. Because wherever fans are discovering music, that's where your music should be.
iTunes™ is the premier destination for digital downloads. They offer high quality DRM-free MP3s and command over 80% of the download marketplace revenue. Once your music has been finalized and approved for distribution, we’ll deliver it to iTunes™ within a few days! That delivery includes all iTunes™ stores worldwide. If you’ve opted to distribute your music to streaming services, we’ll also deliver your tracks to Apple Music, the interactive music streaming companion to iTunes.
Spotify is the dominant player in the music streaming business. Customers worldwide can access their favorite artists using a free ad-supported version or by paying a monthly fee for Spotify's premium option.
Seattle-based Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer. Their MP3 store sells DRM-free downloads to the largest audience anywhere. They also offer streaming music to Amazon Prime customers.
Google’s music site allows users to discover new music, share it with friends on Google+, purchase MP3 tracks online from any computer, tablet or android phone, and listen to a huge catalog of music through their paid subscription service. Google Play users can also upload their music to the cloud for easy access across multiple devices.
8tracks internet radio is the best place for people who care about music to make and discover playlists. Listeners can tune into 2m+ playlists lovingly curated by people around the world. Nearly 8m monthly listeners enjoy programming that spans every imaginable style, activity or mood, offering an unmatched opportunity for music discovery with a uniquely human touch. Artists gain exposure to an audience that's both musically adventurous and culturally influential.
Shazam is a hugely popular music discovery app available on smartphones. Music fans can use Shazam to identify the ‘title and artist’ of a song by putting their phone near the sound source while a song is being played. When you distribute your music with CD Baby, your music will be added to the Shazam database--making it easy for music fans to discover and buy your music using Shazam.
Apple’s subscription streaming service is the largest interactive music library in the world. For the monthly fee of $9.99, Apple Music subscribers can access the songs of their favorite artists (ad-free) and listen to great curated playlists on Beats 1, a 24/7 global radio station. Through Apple Connect, every artist can communicate directly with their fans on Apple Music, upload demos, music videos, backstage photos, and more. Note: Apple Music is a companion service to iTunes, and customers can still download your tracks through the iTunes Store.
TIDAL is an artist-owned music streaming service, offering subscribers access to a catalog of high-fidelity, lossless audio, boasting as many as 25 million tracks and 75,000 HD quality music videos. TIDAL also features expert editorial from experienced music journalists.
YouTube is already the world’s most popular music platform, with a rich catalog of studio tracks, live recordings, cover songs, and more. With YouTube Music, listeners can access high-quality Art Tracks of your music (delivered by CD Baby), as well as videos you’ve uploaded to your own channel and any videos your fans have created using your music. For YouTube Red subscribers, this content is accessible ad-free and can be played while offline. For all other YouTube Music users, videos and music tracks are ad-supported. As an artist, CD Baby’s partnership with YouTube Music does NOT prevent you from uploading the same songs to your own YouTube channel. We’re simply making sure that YouTube Music users can hear your whole catalog of music in high-quality audio.
Groove Music allows music fans to stream and download songs, create playlists and artist-based radio stations, and sync their music collection across all devices. Discover your favorite new band today!
Napster is the power to play the music you love anytime, anywhere. Stream million songs and dive into the Listener Network to connect with music fans from around the globe. Download your favorite songs, albums and playlists for offline access so you never miss beat. It’s time to meet your new music collection!
iHeartRadio offers access to over 750+ radio stations nationwide as well as a DMCA-compliant personalized radio feature. You will be paid for plays on iHeartRadio through SoundExchange and not CD Baby.
eMusic is a truly indie-focused music service, boasting a large catalog of independent music from around the world. eMusic offers high-quality DRM-free MP3s to its subscribers.
MediaNet is one of the biggest providers of digital music, calling upon a heavy-hitting list of distribution retailers. With domestic & international outlets, MediaNet places your music into a global marketplace.
With a presence in both Germany & the United States, Tradebit is a versatile online store that specializes in digital downloads. They offer high quality DRM-free MP3s to an international customer-base, along with detailed artist information.
Slacker gives listeners access to the world's best music and entertainment wherever they are. Slacker can be listened to for free on any device. Users can subscribe and enjoy a commercial-free experience with deep customization, offline listening, and on-demand access to millions of songs and albums.
24-7 Entertainment, Europe's leading B2B technology provider specializing in online and mobile distribution of digital entertainment, powers major retailers including Play.com, Media Markt, Saturn, TDC PLAY, ExLibris and many more. CD Baby artists receive vast international exposure once delivered to 24-7's digital distribution network.
Established in 2004, 7digital is a leading digital media delivery company based in London and operating globally. They have exceptional relationships within the music industry and have a fully licensed catalogue of over 11 million tracks in MP3 format, giving 7digital one of the broadest MP3 reaches in the world.
Based in France, Deezer is a prominent streaming service that boasts 20 million users and registers 6 million unique visitors per month. Partnerships with mobile heavyweight Orange and Cricket Wireless have further extended Deezer's reach into international markets.
Guvera is an ad supported and subscription based music service that offers unlimited access to millions of songs from the world’s biggest artists. Content is delivered via streaming, on demand, and across multiple platforms. Guvera will soon be available in over 100 countries.
Currently available on the Movistar network, boinc is a social music service that enables users unlimited, on-demand access to a legal library of millions of songs. Because boinc's fees are included in the price of certain mobile devices, they're able to offer an ad-free music service without subscription fees, download charges, or consumer-facing advertisements.
One of our earliest partnerships, GreatIndieMusic remains committed to the music they are named for. With a large catalog of independent artists, customers have a great choice of DRM-free MP3s which are compatible with any desktop or portable device.
Rara is an ad-free subscription streaming service with a library of over 22 million songs. Subscribers can create playlists, discover the latest releases, get music recommendations, and enjoy 100’s of expertly curated music channels. Rara is available on the web at rara.com, on Rara apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows 8 PCs and tablets, and in-car for new BMW models with ConnectedDrive.
Powered by the largest search engine in Russia, Yandex.Music allows users to discover and listen to songs and entire albums from both Russian and foreign artists. Yandex.Music users can create their own playlists and recommend tracks to other users. With 3.5 million licensed recordings, Yandex.Music offers a wide range of genres and styles.
InProdicon is a white label provider of digital music services for the worldwide market. Founded in 2003, InProdicon was amongst the first to launch music download services in Europe. Having recently upgraded its platform and revamped its services, InProdicon is now in the process of launching a number of subscription services with partners around the Globe.
Kdigital acts as a content provider to a wide range of telecom-based music services throughout Asia, providing services spanning digital sync and streaming activities to their outlets. Over 120 platforms throughout Asia and Middle East participate in Kdigital's distribution. CD Baby acts as a doorway to this distribution outlet.
AWA, the Japan-based subscription-style music streaming service, is known for its unique and cutting-edge music recommendation engine. The in-house developed engine provides users with new suggested music, tailored to their taste and preferred music styles. Currently, AWA users have unlimited access to an enormous catalogue of music and ready-made playlists with the touch of a button. In addition, AWA users can create and curate their own playlists to share, making the streaming music service a music based social networking service.
Claro música is a digital music service for America Móvil Group available in 16 countries, which allows users to stream songs “on” and “offline”, through monthly/weekly streaming subscription plans and downloads through monthly/weekly download plans or a la carte downloads.