Distribution Issues

How to resolve and avoid distribution issues and errors.

Fixing missing Apple/Spotify Profile IDs
If you see that one of your releases is in distribution error due to a missing Apple/Spotify ID, here is how to fix it most easily: Go to Rights Holders &...
Sun, 20 Jun, 2021 at 8:35 PM
The artist is on the Spotify Watchlist
Sometimes when you attempt to distribute a release you may be blocked from distributing it and receive this message:  The artist 'XXXXX' is on...
Thu, 26 Jan, 2023 at 12:47 PM
Lyrics are not displaying on the DSP
Unfortunately, not all DSPs support displaying lyrics. As of the time of this writing (July 2022), only the following DSPs support lyrics: AMAZON ANGHAMI...
Fri, 23 Sep, 2022 at 9:43 PM
ACRCloud FAQs
ACRCloud is an audio fingerprint service that will examine your sound recordings to determine if they match the audio signature of other sound recordings in...
Tue, 27 Dec, 2022 at 6:24 PM
Why a release appears live on Spotify after you sent a takedown
When you send a takedown to Spotify, the release can often still appear to be live. The reason is that Spotify keeps a "shell" of the release up f...
Fri, 23 Dec, 2022 at 9:54 PM