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TuneCore, the largest distributor and one of the highest revenue-generating music  catalogues in the world, announced today the company has drastically  reduced yearly distribution subscription fees, changing the pricing  landscape in the distribution industry. In doing so, TuneCore continues to support the emerging and indie artist  community by providing an even more economical music distribution  channel, creating the opportunity for more artists to make money from  their music and attract new listeners.

“Our  business model and continuous improvements to our platform have given  us the opportunity to lower our flat-rate fees,” explains Scott  Ackerman, TuneCore COO. “A lower rate paired with the fact that we do not take a percentage  of artist sales like some other providers continues to position us as  the partner of choice for digital music distribution. This pricing  update allows TuneCore to open the door for more artists to sell their music online, which has always been our first  priority.”
Effective  December 10, 2012, the new pricing has reduced the one-year album  distribution by 40% and one-year single distribution by 33%. In addition  to prices unseen elsewhere, TuneCore Artists will continue to benefit from  services and features like top-rated customer care, detailed music sales  reporting, and iTunes weekly trending reports. Finally, they will  continue to have access to TuneCore’s exclusive song rights management service, TuneCore Publishing Administration, an  integrated service not available from any other digital music  distributor.
About TuneCore
TuneCore (http://tunecore.com) is the largest distributor and has one of the highest revenue-generating  music catalogs in the world. In the past two years, TuneCore Artists  have sold over 600 million units and generated over $300 million dollars  in gross music sales and songwriter revenue.
TuneCore  distributes artist's music to iTunes, Spotify, Rdio, Google Play,  eMusic, AmazonMP3, Deezer, Simfy and many other major download and  streaming sites for a simple flat fee while taking no rights and no revenue from  the sale of the music. Since its launch in 2006, TuneCore has more than  250,000 artist and label account holders, including TuneCore artists:  Nine Inch Nails, Drake, Civil Wars, Sonic Youth, Beck, Lil' Wayne, Jay-Z, Aretha Franklin, Keith Richards, Blood On The  Dance Floor, Public Enemy, Willie Nelson, They Might Be Giants, Donna  Summer, MGM Studios, Bjork, Moby, Girl Talk, Brian Eno, and hundreds of  thousands more

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