Get your music on Spotify

It’s easy to be discovered on the world’s biggest music streaming platform when you join Ditto Music. Upload your music to Spotify, reach more fans and keep 100% of the royalties you earn. Simple as that.
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How to upload music to Spotify

1. Create a free Ditto Music account.

Upload your music to Spotify with your cover art, upload lyrics and choose a release date.

3. Add credits and collaborators to be automatically paid by Spotify.

4. Receive your Pre-Save link and share it with your fans.

Access detailed sales reports and keep 100% of your royalties.

How to upload music on Spotify

Why upload music to Spotify?

Millions of music fans all over the world use Spotify to discover new music.

When you get music on Spotify with Ditto, you’ll also get a free Spotify Pre-Save SmartLink to share with fans every time you release new music.

Artists can also access insights about their music via Spotify for Artists and their personal Ditto dashboard.

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 music on Spotify

Spotify Music Distribution Explained

How do I upload music to Spotify?

Spotify doesn't allow artists to directly upload their music themselves, so you need to use a music distributor like Ditto. We take care of everything on your behalf and will make sure your songs get uploaded quickly and correctly. Start uploading music to Spotify with your free 30-day Ditto trial now!

Can anyone release music on Spotify?

Yes! As long as you’re uploading via a music distributor and your tracks meet Spotify’s guidelines for audio and artwork quality, you’re good to go. Make sure to read our audio guidelines and artwork rules before starting the upload process to guarantee your music will be accepted right away.

How long does it take to upload music on Spotify?

You can get your music on Spotify within 48 hours using our Release Express service. Otherwise, it takes around 5-7 days for your tracks to be processed by our team and approved by Spotify.

Can I choose my release date for Spotify?

Yes! Unlike most other music distributors, with Ditto you can choose an exact release date at least 2 weeks from the day you upload it to our platform.

How much money will I make from Spotify?

The truth is, it varies. Spotify’s royalty rate depends on a number of different factors including the location of the listener and whether the stream came from a paid or free subscription account.

When will I get paid by Spotify?

We’ll pay 100% of your Spotify royalties directly into your Ditto account as soon as we receive them. There’s usually a delay of around two months for royalties to arrive after a track has been released.

How do I get more streams on Spotify?

We’d recommend you sign up to Spotify for Artists where you can edit your artist profile, pitch music for playlists and more. You can also learn how to get playlisted on Spotify on our Unsigned Advice blog and subscribe to our mailing list for the latest music industry advice.

What is Spotify Canvas?

Spotify Canvas lets artists add a visual loop to their tracks or upcoming releases and will show in the Now Playing View in place of your album artwork. Learn more about how to add Canvas to your music here.

How does the Spotify algorithm work?

We might not have access to every secret that makes the Spotify algorithm tick, but by following our Spotify streaming hacks and tips, you’ll definitely be heading in the right direction to boosting your stream counts.

How do I start posting songs on Spotify?

You can start right now with a 30-day free trial. Just create a free Ditto Music account, upload your tracks and get your music on Spotify. It’s really that easy. And you’ll keep absolutely everything you earn.

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