Official Artist Channel (OAC)

How do I get an OAC? 

To be eligible for an Official Artist Channel, make sure that you meet the following requirements: 

  1. You must own and operate a YouTube channel that represents one artist or band.
  2. Have at least 1 art track (release on YouTube Music) submitted.
  3. Have at least 3 videos uploaded to your personal channel in addition to the release from a distributor (EX: DPM Network Music Distribution).
  4. Have no policy violations on your channel.
  5. It is possible that your request may be rejected if you meet any of the following:
    – The channel’s main focus is not on music
    – The channel belongs to a label and not an artist
    – The main channel and the topic channel have a different artist name.
    – The artist has a considerable amount of non-original content on their channel.
    – The artist hasn’t uploaded any content to their Owned & Operated channel.
    – The artist hasn’t distributed to YouTube Music via DPM Network Music Distribution.
    – The topic channel has content from other similarly named artists, in that case, it is necessary to request both a topic channel fix and the OAC.

Before we continue, please read this and mark that you understand prior to proceeding.

  • OAC requests are currently taking 1-3 months for YouTube to process. Please understand that we cannot rush the requests but will submit yours as quickly as possible.
  • If your request is regarding linking your VEVO channel to your OAC please type “Link Vevo to OAC” in the “Special Notes/Request” section. Please note, link requests can take up to 1-3 months. 

YouTube Official Artist Channel (OAC)

  • Please enter your details below.
  • Please add the name of the label were the artist belong, if the artist don't have a label please type Independent Artist
  • Channel that is created for YouTube Music. Example: Artist Name - Topic
  • Please note we can't request your OAC if we haven't distributed anything on your behalf yet
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