From the moment you upload your music, our technology works rapidly to distribute and share it with iTunes, Apple Music, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play, Pandora, Deezer, Tidal, and many more. Our promise to you is total transparency and flexibility. We charge a 15% fee on your revenues generated through the AWAL service. And you can terminate at any time with 30 days notice. It really is that simple.
Our team works with you to maximize the potential of your releases on all of the digital platforms. We consistently achieve great results for AWAL members including store promotions, editorial coverage, and playlist placement with key revenue-driving digital music services. It’s always in our best interest to ensure your music is positioned and featured in the right places.
We understand that careful planning and support are just as important as distribution. With over a decade of experience, our team has worked on everything from debut singles to number one albums. With the AWAL Uploader, you can upload your music straight into our system, and we're here to help throughout the entire process.
We’ve made it easy to create customized reports to analyze your income by product, artist, territory, type of income, and retailer. See real-time downloads, streams and video views from the global digital music services to help you understand what is happening with your music, giving you the insight you need to make smart decisions with your marketing. We account to you monthly, and pay within 45 days of the end of each calendar month. We deduct our commission, and send you the balance by bank transfer. It’s that simple.
We also never charge any upfront fees, so joining and getting your music out is completely free. Instead, we share in 15% of the revenue we collect for you. This "revenue share" approach ensures that we work hard to help you succeed as an artist, since it's only when you make money that we do, too - a true partnership.
We're constantly pitching and securing you spots on the hottest playlists, getting your music heard around the world. Since we curate our roster, major streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music know our pitches are vetted. This helps our team of specialists get you in the right placements more frequently, which means more streams from qualified listeners.
AWAL will protect your rights on YouTube and collect any royalties you are due for the use of your music in user generated content (UGC) on YouTube. We also will deliver your music into YouTube's Red subscription service, ensuring that you are paid for streams of your audio and video content on the service. Within the Portal, you can view your top UGC videos and see how much each is earning. We also can help you monetize your own YouTube channel, limit piracy, and drive engagement. With advice ranging from growing subscribers to best practices on administering your channel, AWAL can help you develop a customized video strategy that works best for you.
Kobalt offers artists, songwriters, and publishers an alternative to the traditional music business model. Through technology, Kobalt empowers creators with transparency, flexibility, ownership and control. Kobalt serves over 8,000+ songwriters and over 500 publishing companies worldwide. Kobalt works with many of the world’s greatest artists and songwriters, representing on average over 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in both the US and UK. Visit kobaltmusic.com for more information on Kobalt and its services.
So, when the time is right, we'll be there to support you with the funding you need to help you get to that next level. No matter the project, our A&R team is always listening for AWAL members who are ready to take that step and provide them with the funding they need to succeed.