FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

DPM Network Music Distribution is a digital music distribution service that allows you to Distributed Your Music To  Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, TIDAL, Deezer, Pandora, Musiton.com , Monkingme, BoomplayMusic, and many more. With DPM Network Music Distribution you can distribute music to 150+ popular digital stores across 100+ countries worldwide.

As well DPM Network Music Distribution Provide Publishing Administration and collection of Mechanical Royalties and other services!

We provide services for both artists and labels

 

Artists or labels first need to apply and select the plan of music distribution, once apply somebody from our team will evaluate the application and we will let know by email if the artist or label  get accept it. If is select the Artist/ Label will receive an email with a link to register on the platform. Also,The most controls the rights to of the content before submit his music to Distribution. Copyright infringement is a serious matter and not to be taken lightly. The user is liable for all submissions and must own the rights associated to the content. 

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DPM Network Music Distribution has 2 plans.

For the plan: Pay as You Go

On the pay, as you go the client will pay per release and the client will keep the 90% of the Royalties

For the plan: Pro Distribution

Artist/Label will need to apply for our service and of course, We let you know if is approved, the unlimited plan Is subject to be negotiable.

If a release is submitted to the DSPs through DPM Network Music Distribution, that release cannot be re-distributed via another distributor until the end of the contractual term. Therefore, the exclusivity only applies to specific distributed content and not to the artist or label themselves.

 

When releasing your music through DPM Network Music Distribution, it will be available on the following platforms :

  • 7Digital
  • AMI Entertainment
  • Amazon
  • Anghami
  • Apple Music/iTunes
  • Audible Magic
  • AWA
  • Beatport
  • BMAT
  • Boom (UMA)
  • Boomplay Music
  • Claro Música /Xplore Music
  • ClicknClear
  • Deezer
  • Express In Music
  • Facebook/Instagram
  • Gracenote
  • Huawei
  • iHeartRadio
  • Imstream
  • Jaxsta
  • JioSaavn
  • JOOX 
  • Juno Download /Clone.NL
  • KkBox
  • Kan Music
  • Kuack Media Group
  • Lick’D
  • LINE Music
  • LyricFind
  • Mail.ru (UMA)
  • Mixcloud
  • Mixupload
  • MonkingMe
  • MediaNet
  • Musiton
  • Napster
  • NetEase Cloud Music
  • Neurotic Media
  • Nightlife Music
  • OK.RU (UMA)
  • Pandora
  • Pretzel
  • Qobuz
  • Slacker Radio/Live x Live
  • Snapchat (7Digital)
  • Shazam(Apple Music)
  • Simfy Africa/MusicTime
  • Sirius XM
  • SoundCloud
  • SoundExchange
  • Spinlet
  • Spotify
  • Tencent(QQ Music/Kuwo)
  • Touch Tunes
  • TIDAL
  • TikTok/Resso
  • TIM Music
  • United Media Agency
  • VK.ru (UMA)
  • Xiami
  • Yandex Music
  • YouSee / Telmore Musik
  • YouTube Music/Google Play Music
  • YouTube Content ID
  • Zvooq (SberZvuk)

Telcos:

  • Movistar Music
  • Virgin Mobile (Lola Music)
  • Bitel Musica 
  • Viva Bolivia 
  • Kolbi 
  • Altice
  • Digicel (D’ Music)
 

Every platform and store works on a different delivery schedule. Content can be available at different times depending on the platform. When uploading content, please allow at least 3-4 weeks in advance to ensure your content will be available on as many platforms as possible.

Yes, and it’s easy! just bring The UPC & The ISRC from each releases from your other distributor.

All you have to do is upload your music through DPM Network wait a few days for the stores to match it to the existing versions, and then ask your current distributor to take the old version down is like the Simple!

Yes, your release will automatically be assigned an ISRC & UPC code free of charge or if you have your Own Code you can added on the upload form of your release.

Yes, this is one of the fields you are asked to complete when adding a release to your account. If you select a release date in the future, your music will appear in stores on the date you specified.

You will need your audio in WAV format only , as well as artwork to the specifications of 3000 x 3000 pixels, JPG or PNG format.

Yes, you can select which or how many stores your sent to. We can release your music to hundreds of major online music stores, including but not limited to Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Deezer, Tidal, Pandora, iHeatRadio and many more.

Yes, Is very simple to create  pre-orders on DPM Network. You can select the option of Pre-Order that way fans can order immediately once they accept the release.

we provide Pre-order on the following stores:

  • Itunes
  • Beatport.

Content ID is an automated system that helps copyright owners identify and manage their content on YouTube. The Content ID database contains over 50 million active reference files, and YouTube has actually paid out $2 billion to rightsholders via monetized claims since Content ID first launched 10 years ago.

How does the Content ID system work?

DPM Network Music Distribution in Partnership with Lick’d sends your music to YouTube to be enrolled in their content id tracking system, and a digital fingerprint is created. The database is then scanned to determine if the audio and video fingerprint is used in any uploaded videos. When the system finds a match, the video using the content gets a Content ID claim, and monetization (ads) will be turned-on for that video. YouTube charges advertisers on a per-click or per-display basis and shares the revenue with you, allowing you to earn money whenever your music is used on YouTube. The money collected from that then gets forwarded to us and will appear in your royalty statements.

Yes, you can upload compilation albums or ‘Various Artists’ Releases

via DPM Network Music Distribution

How the Monetization on Soundcloud Work, are song that you upload to Soundcloud which have ads placed on them by the Soundcloud Ads platform. When you select SoundCloud on the delivery  for monetization, you are explicitly telling Soundcloud that you want them to place ads on the content and collect revenue. The revenue comes from subscribers who pay for the premium streaming offering from Soundcloud called Soundcloud Go as well as the ad-revenue collected from the ad-placements.

We pay all of our Artists\Labels by PayPal or By Direct deposit 

W9 (USA)

What is a W-9

Form W-9 (officially, the “Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification”)[1] is used in the United States income tax system by a third party who must file an information return with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).[2] It requests the name, address, and taxpayer identification information of a taxpayer (in the form of a Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number).

W-8BEN -(International)

What is a W-8BEN

The Form W-8BEN, Certificate of Foreign Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding, is used by foreign persons (including corporations) to certify their non-U.S. status. The form establishes that one is a non-resident alien or foreign corporation, to avoid or reduce tax withholding from U.S. source income, such as rents from U.S. property, interest on U.S. bank deposits or dividends paid by U.S. corporations. The form is not used for U.S. wages and salaries earned by non-resident aliens (in which case Form W-4 is used), or for U.S. freelance (dependent personal services) income (in which case Form 8233 is used). The form requires the foreign person to provide a U.S. Taxpayer Identification Number unless the U.S. income is dividends or interest from actively traded or similar investments. Other W-forms handle other international issues. The IRS released a new version of W-8BEN in February 2014 that required corporations to sign a W-8BEN-E form instead.