Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to get started?

Sign up with your email address and follow the step-by-step process, do not sign up more than once for one account.

You will need your audio in wav format, as well as artwork to the specifications of 3000 x 3000 pixels, JPG file and RGB color formatted.

 


How do I create a new release?

Once you’ve signed up and logged into your Highvibes dashboard, you can click on “Assets”, locate “Music” in the drop-down menu and click on “Create new” to start uploading your music.
However, if this process is complicated, you can always upload manually by clicking here, our capable content team will process your release and this will reflect on your dashboard.


How much will I get paid?

The royalty returns on streams is approximately 0.003p per stream, but may vary in different territories. The amount paid for downloads will also vary, as stores take a commission between 10-30%, and then there is around 3-5% variance in bank charges when they send the royalties over. VAT is not applicable on royalties.


How do I view my sales data & earnings?

To view your sales data and royalty earnings, just log into your Dashboard, and then choose either ‘Analytics’, from the drop-down menu, select ‘Daily Trends’ or Revenue ‘Analytics’


How long does it take to release my music?

Your release can be live on Apple Music/iTunes within 5 working days of Uploading, however we do generally advise to allow up to 3 weeks for all stores to become live. Please remember these are approximate timeframes and should be used as guidelines only.


Do you work with music videos?

Yes we do. You can set up a Vevo channel and upload a music video to be distributed to the platform for free.


Can I edit my release after it's been confirmed?

If you need to edit your release you can do so for free until it has been quality checked and sent to stores by Highvibes. If we see a mistake or problem with the release, we will send you an email and you can update free of charge.


How do I move my music from another distributor to HIGHVIBES?

So you want to leave your current distributor and move your music to HIGHVIBES? We don't blame you!
Contact- joy@highvibesdistribution.com & we will assist in facilitating the move.


How to be featured on our socials?

If you have an upcoming release and wish to be featured on our socials, drop us an email on support@highvibesdistribution.com

In this email, please include an up-to-date EPK as well as any visual assets and additional information which may be of interest. The social team will see if it can be incorporated in the schedule.


Does HIGHVIBES Handle Tax Forms and Withholding?

HIGHVIBES is unable to offer tax advice and we suggest consulting a tax professional for any questions about your tax forms.

 

Please note that we are not licensed tax professionals, and it is ultimately your responsibility to include the appropriate information.

For more information on this, visit www.irs.gov.


How do I gain Access to my Dashboard?

Once you sign up as a new user on HIGHVIBES, you gain access to your dashboard automatically.
However, if you are a previous HIGHVIBES user, send us an email – kelvin@highvibesdistribution.com or selorm@highvibesdistribution.com with your account details (Artist/Label Name & ID).
 


Music Publishing

As an independent songwriter, when your music is sold, streamed, or played on the radio or on the internet, it could be generating income from multiple types of royalties in addition to the money you are already earning from distribution. Let us help you collect even more of your money by:


Registering your compositions at societies in over 60 countries around the world


Registering and administering your music on YouTube


Pitching your music for films, television, commercials, video games & more

HALL OF FAME

Some of the biggest artists in the game started their careers at HIGHVIBES.
Think you could be the next to join our Hall of Fame?

How to Sell Your Music Online
Before HIGHVIBES, artists needed a label to get their music sold online. In 2019, we disrupted the industry by partnering directly with Digital Stores to allow any musician to sell their songs worldwide. Today, HIGHVIBES is the world's leading digital music aggregator. Choose an unlimited distribution plan, upload your music, and we'll do the rest. Your music will hit top digital stores, like Spotify and Apple Music, in no time.

Why Choose HIGHVIBES

Unlimited Worldwide Music Distribution

Get your music playing in over 200 digital stores and streaming services across 200+ countries worldwide. 

Unlimited Releases to Social Platforms

Get your music on TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Reels and for no annual fee.

Comprehensive Sales Data

Find out exactly where fans are downloading and streaming your music so you can increase marketing efforts and plan tours around those cities.

Sell Your Music Worldwide

Get your music on Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, YouTube, Tidal, Tencent and more.
Stay in control of your career.
 

Unlimited Free Music Distribution

Get your music on Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, YouTube, Tidal, Tencent and more.
Stay in control of your career.