| 06 Oct 2022
TuneCore and Believe Digital ink strategic partnership

MUMBAI: Digital music distribution and music publishing administration company- TuneCore and independent label Services Company- Believe Digital have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership.

As per the agreement, Believe Digital will provide TuneCore artists with an opportunity to avail of Believe Digital’s global services, providing the “DIY record label experience with ground support across the globe.” TuneCore artists will have access to a wider digital distribution network and will in turn increase the opportunities to get more music heard by more people in more locations.

Till date, TuneCore has helped independent artists earn over $504 million, stated the note issued by both companies. It further stated that both companies will continue to provide artists with high quality products and growth opportunities, while musicians continue to maintain control and ownership of their work. The two companies will retain their own operations and staffing.

TuneCore CEO Scott Ackerman, said, “This new strategic relationship provides the most powerful solution for independent artists worldwide to reach fans, sell music, increase revenue and advance their career. We’re excited to deliver this new layer of opportunity while continuing to give artists the full control to decide their individual paths to success.”

Believe Digital founder and president Denis Ladegaillerie said, “The success of TuneCore, its deep commitment to independent artists, and the natural synergy between our services for artists, make this partnership a powerful force to propel artists’ growth.”

He further said that there is a tremendous opportunity for “TuneCore and Believe to champion independent artists and their entrepreneurship, and together our focus will be to provide the best comprehensive services to a wider range of musicians around the world.”

Believe Digital is an independent digital distributor and services provider for artists and labels worldwide, with offices in 29 countries.

In the statement, it mentioned that TuneCore and Believe Digital Services will provide services like:

·       TuneCore plus Believe Digital worldwide distribution and feature opportunities with iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and other key digital partners

·       TuneCore worldwide revenue collection. Artists keep 100 per cent of sales revenue and rights.

·       TuneCore worldwide royalty collection with Music Publishing Administration.   TuneCore will continue to register, license and pitch your songs in over 60 countries.

·       TuneCore & Believe global support with offices in key markets worldwide.

·       Believe Digital's experienced team of music industry and digital marketing experts and video channel managers will continue to provide best in class label services to meet artists' needs.

·       Artist services and products to meet the needs of musician-entrepreneurs.

·       Detailed reporting and knowledgeable customer service to help you manage and grow your business