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CD Baby, Tunecore, DistroKid Add Rapid Apple Music For Artists Verification

Top 3 DIY music distributors CD Baby, Tunecore and DistroKid have all added rapid Apple Music For Artists verification, unlocking the platform's expanded analytics for their artists.

To be eligible, artists must use the same email address and password that they use for their distribution account when signing up for Apple Music For Artists.

Here's how CD Baby describes what Apple Music For Artists offers:

When you claim your Apple Music for Artists profile you’ll be able to:

Express your visual brand on the platform
View the real-time results of your music promotion
Ensure that your music catalog is accurately represented
With Apple Music for Artists you can view:
Plays from on-demand streaming
Average Daily Listeners
Song Purchases on iTunes
Radio plays on Apple Music
Shazams (yes, Shazams!)
Insights and milestones for your music worldwide (for instance, “You passed 10,000 all-time plays in Canada”)
Plays from Playlists
Most Played Songs
Popular Countries (with heat maps)
Demographic and geographic information about your listeners (by song, album, playlist, etc.)
And more