14-12-2019 / BY MUSICDIGI / TIPS

How to Distribute Your Music to TikTok

TikTok is the world's fastest-growing social video platform, with millions of users across the globe. Designed for the global creators, TikTok allows users to quickly and easily create unique short videos to share with friends and the world. It's been responsible for lots of recent viral music sensations. It’s where Lil Nas X’s Billboard Hot 100 record-breaker “Old Town Road” found its initial audience and took off as a viral hit.

How to Get Your Music on TikTok

MusicDigi delivers songs to TikTok (as well as Spotify, Instagram, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and 150+ other platforrms). Your songs will be available in TikTok’s music library, where any user can integrate it into one of their own videos. When one of your tracks gets used, you earn money.

This is free and available to all MusicDigi members. Here’s how:

For existing catalog:
1. Sign into your MusicDigi account
2. Click your album
3. Click “Preview and Distribute”  
4. Click “Distribute this release” → Choose “TikTok”.
5. Congrats its all done!

For new music: 
When your upload your new music to MusicDigi simply select the TikTok option in the stores page.

 

Want to know how to grow your audience on TikTok? Check out our article TikTok Promotion for Musicians.

How to create a video in TikTok using your song

It’s pretty simple. Here’s how: 

1. Open TikTok and click the + icon — This will open the camera function so you can record video in the TikTok app.

2. Tap the “Add Sound” option, and you will see the Sound page. You can find all the available sounds and songs that TikTok has to offer.

3. Click “Trim” — Once you’ve selected the song, you’ll want to swipe to the correct 15 second snippet. To do that, hit the “Trim” icon, which looks like a musical note being cut by scissors.

4. Swipe through the audio Once you’ve got the timing right, it’s time to record!

5. Select the “Record” button to start filming the video. Finish filming, then add the effects and filters you want. You can also slow down or speed up the video.

If you’d like to be included in TikTok’s music catalog, Signup to MusicDigi now to distribute your music to TikTok. 

 

MusicDigi is the smart, easy way to get your music on the world’s biggest platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and more.

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