Get your music on TikTok

TikTok is a hotbed for new viral tracks. So it's essential for artists to upload music to TikTok and make it available to the platform's millions or users and content creators. Your song might just be the next viral hit.
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How to get your music on TikTok

1. Create a free Ditto Music account here.

2. Upload music to TikTok on the Ditto Release Builder.

3. Add your cover art & lyrics and choose a release date.

4. Add any credits and collaborators you'd like to be paid by TikTok.

5. Access TikTok streaming analytics and keep 100% of your royalties.

How to upload songs to TikTok

Why upload your songs to TikTok?

TikTok is the fastest growing social media platform in the world, hosting short-form content to over a billion global users and music fans.

Uploading your music to the TikTok music library allows other users to add your tracks to their own videos and trends, increasing your chances of getting your music to go viral on the platform.

When you distribute to TikTok through Ditto, you’ll be able to select the 30-second snippet of your track that you want to make available to users on the platform.

Why use Ditto Music?

Release unlimited music to hundreds of stores.

Keep 100% of your royalties & rights.

Access pre-save, royalty splits and lyric uploads.

Get in-depth insights into streams, sales & listener data.

At Ditto Music, we support over a million artists worldwide. We’ve been powering independent music for over a decade, helping artists share their music with fans on the world’s biggest music platforms.

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How to get your music on TikTok

TikTok Music Distribution Explained

Can I get my music on TikTok?

Yes! Uploading your tracks to the TikTok music library is easy when you release with Ditto. Simply select the 30-second snippet you’d like to feature and we’ll do the rest. Make sure to follow our audio guidelines and artwork rules to ensure both your track and imagery meets TikTok’s platform specifications.

How long does it take to upload songs to TikTok?

It will usually take a minimum of 14 days from the day you upload your tracks via the Ditto Release Builder to go live on TikTok.

Can I choose when my music is released on TikTok?

Yep. With Ditto, you can choose an exact release date at least 2 weeks from the day you upload it to our platform. You don't get this option with some other distributors without paying extra!

How much money will I make from TikTok?

TikTok doesn't operate on a pay-per-play rate like regular music streaming platforms. Instead, the amount of money you make will depend on the number of times your track is used in other user's TikTok videos.

TikTok royalty payments are based on the number of videos created using your song, not number of times the videos containing your song are viewed, so the more people who add your music from the sounds menu in the TikTok app, the more money you'll earn.

When will I get paid by TikTok?

The process for receiving your royalty payments on TikTok is the same as for Spotify & Apple Music. Once we receive your royalties from TikTok, we’ll automatically transfer 100% of what you’ve earned directly into your Ditto account. You should allow up to two months after uploading a track to TikTok for the royalties to arrive in your account.

How do I make my music to go viral on TikTok?

Going viral on TikTok or other video platforms like Triller can do incredible things for both you and your music overnight! When choosing your 30 second feature snippet, we recommend choosing the 30 seconds with the most viral potential to incite challenges and trends around your track. Discover our other tips to help your music go viral on TikTok on our Unsigned Advice blog and subscribe to our mailing list for all the best social media music marketing tips & tricks.

How do I start adding songs to TikTok?

Get your music added to the TikTok music library right now by signing up to Ditto. Once you create a free Ditto Music account, you’ll be able to start submitting music to TikTok without paying anything at all for the first 30 days. Not to mention you’ll keep absolutely everything you earn.

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