When will my album go live on stores?

You always receive an immediate email notification from us when your music goes live on Loudr, but what about our external stores? Well, that depends on the store itself - iTunes, Google Play, and the others have their own processing times, which we’ve tried to summarize below:



* iTunes has a randomly-selected "content review" process which may delay the iTunes release of an album up to 7 days.
** Pandora also reserves the right to deny any album submitted to its service.


Please note that we don't work on weekends or U.S. holidays, and that all processing begins AFTER any licenses for cover songs have been cleared - we don’t distribute any un-cleared songs to stores!

View cover song licensing processing times here >>

Loudr Distribution (Distribution + Licensing)

  1. Why am I required to provide tax information before submitting a release or withdrawing funds?
  2. When will my album go live on stores?
  3. My album contains cover songs. How long will it take for everything to be licensed?
  4. I submitted my album and now I can't edit it anymore. How do I unlock it?
  5. Cancellation
  6. When will I get paid for my sales from Loudr?
  7. What's the difference between a Single, an EP, and an Album?
  8. What is a cover song, and why should I license my cover songs?
  9. What is a music publisher?
  10. How do I bundle multiple albums together on Loudr?
  11. I'm running a label. How do I add more artists to my existing Loudr account?
  12. How is Loudr different from Bandcamp?
  13. What are the requirements for album art?
  14. I'm an artist with original music. Do I have to allow full streaming of my tracks?
  15. What is "abnormal streaming activity"?
  16. Can I put a Loudr Logo on my website?
  17. I'm a Fullscreen artist. How do I connect my existing Loudr account to Fullscreen?
  18. Can Loudr license audio samples? What about my remix of another artist's recording?
  19. How do I set up YouTube annotations?
  20. Why does Loudr need my tax form? Do I need to include my Social Security Number (SSN)?
  21. How should I format my album information?
  22. How does Loudr pay artists?
  23. What is Nielsen Soundscan, and does Loudr report my sales to Soundscan?
  24. What are UPC and ISRC codes, and where can I get them for my release?
  25. How does Loudr handle value-added taxes (VAT) for international artists?
  26. Am I subject to backup withholding?
  27. Am I an exempt payee? Am I exempt from FATCA reporting?
  28. I've heard that iTunes is blocking certain kinds of covers. How will this affect my music?
  29. Is there a limit to how much content I can submit to Loudr?
  30. Why was I paid less than expected?
  31. How do I add my music to Apple Music?
  32. How do I set up revenue splits for my album?
  33. How do I delete an album from Loudr?

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