GET YOUR MUSIC ON APPLE MUSIC PLAYLISTS

UnitedMasters is giving independent artists the opportunity to get their music playlisted on Apple Music, Spotify, and other streaming platforms. Join UnitedMasters SELECT to promote your music through playlisting, exclusive brand deals, sync licensing, and more.

How To Get On Apple Music Playlists

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SELECT Yourself

Browse Exclusives

Get Playlisted

Sign up for UnitedMasters SELECT and create your artist profile to start distributing music.

Once your release has been approved, browse playlisting opportunities in the "Exclusives" tab of the app.

Submit your track(s) for consideration and check your email for important updates from our A&R team.

Increase Exposure: Maximize your digital reach & build a dedicated fanbase across streaming platforms.

Get Discovered: Catch the attention of millions of new fans.

Level Up Your Music Career With Apple Music Playlists

Grow Streams Organically: SELECT artists don't have to worry about paying extra for promotion. Landing your music on an Apple Music playlist like BASE:LINE can help you drive streams in your sleep.

Getting playlisted on Apple Music and other streaming platforms offers a multitude of benefits to artists, contributing to their visibility, reach, and overall career advancement.

Generate Revenue: Get your streams up and get paid! With UnitedMasters SELECT, you keep 100% of your earnings. 

Build Credibility: Get co-signed by one of the hottest professionally-curated playlists in independent music.

Open Doors: Getting playlisted can lead to additional opportunities like collaborations, licensing deals, and more when leveraged correctly.

How to Stand Out and Secure Your Spot on Apple Music Playlists

UnitedMasters gives independent artists the tools & education needed to take their career to the next level. To maximize their chances of being chosen for an Apple Music playlist, artists should be sure to do the following:

Invest In Audio Quality

With UnitedMasters SELECT, you can upload unlimited music to streaming platforms — but before you do, it's important to properly mix & master your music first.

Be Yourself

Authenticity can go a long way, so rather than mimicking others, artists should focus on finding their own, unique sound.

Stay Consistent

Playlist pitching can be a frustrating and time-consuming process for independent artists. Be sure to monitor the Exclusives tab of the UnitedMasters app for upcoming opportunities.

ARTIST EXCLUSIVE

Apple Music + NBA Playlist: BASE:LINE

UnitedMasters partnered with Apple Music and the NBA to create BASE:LINE, a playlist for independent artists. Submit your best track for a chance to get your music featured.

JOIN A COMMUNITY OF 1.5+ MILLION ARTISTS MASTERING THEIR INDEPENDENCE.

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Global Marketing and A&R

SELECT is where our team looks first to find new PARTNER artists. After you join SELECT, you could be next.

Sync Licensing & Brand Deals

Submit your music for sync placements & exclusive brand deals.

Split Pay

Easily split streaming royalties with collaborators.

Playlist Pitching

Reach millions of listeners worldwide on streaming platforms.

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Tap into all the tools you need on any device. Sign up now to release songs, apply for Exclusive brand & sync deals, manage payouts, and more.

Getting Playlisted on Apple Music FAQs

WHY SHOULD I PUT MY SONGS ON APPLE MUSIC?

For emerging artists, having your music on Apple Music and other streaming platforms is a great way to maximize your digital reach and find new fans. Apple Music is one of the most used streaming platform that you can distribute to, making it an attractive tool for independent artists, when used correctly.

HOW DO I GET MY SONGS ON APPLE MUSIC PLAYLISTS?

Playlist pitching can be a difficult and time-consuming process, especially for independent artists & producers. Now UnitedMasters is leveling the playing field by helping artists submit for playlisting on major streaming platforms like Youtube Music, Audiomack, Apple Music and Spotify directly in the app.

DO ARTISTS GET PAID FOR PLAYLISTED MUSIC?

In general playlists don't pay artists directly, but landing a song on a playlist can pay off in increased streaming royalties.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY SONG IS BEING PLAYLISTED?

After submitting through UnitedMasters SELECT, you'll be notified by our in-house A&R team if your music is chosen for a playlist. From there, you can track your streaming analytics in the app to better understand the impact of each playlist placement.

DO I NEED TO PAY FOR PLAYLISTING?

With UnitedMasters SELECT, there are no additional fees to pitch for playlist consideration. Submit unlimited tracks in the Exclusives tab to maximize your chances of being selected.

HOW CAN UNITEDMASTERS HELP GET MY MUSIC PLAYLISTED?

Our in-house artist marketing team works directly with playlist curators to get UnitedMasters-distributed releases on the most streamed editorial playlists worldwide. Additionally, UnitedMasters SELECT artists can submit their music directly in the Exclusives tab to be featured on BASE:LINE, a collaborative playlist with Apple Music and the NBA, UnitedMasters: SELECTED on Spotify, and more!