How to Claim and Edit Your Deezer Artist Profile

    Millions of music fans choose Deezer over other established services like Spotify and Apple Music, so it's crucial to understand how listeners are engaging with your music on the platform.

    Deezer for Creators is Deezer's equivalent to Spotify for Artists and Apple Music for Artists. It offers artists and labels the tools to edit their profiles and access listener data to plan effective marketing strategies.

    So, how do you access Deezer for Creators, and how does it work? Let’s dive in.



    How to get verified on Deezer

    Before we dive into the process of submitting your Deezer verification request, let's first discuss what Deezer for Creators is, how it operates, and how it can benefit you and your music.



    What is Deezer for Creators?

    According to Deezer, Deezer for Creators offers four main benefits to artists releasing music on the platform:

    1. "Show the world who you are" - As a registered Deezer Creator, you can customize your music profile and highlight new tracks or releases for fans to discover first.

    2. "Share with your community" - Connect with listeners and notify them about new music drops or upcoming projects.

    3. "Don't miss a beat" - Access in-depth streaming and listener data to understand what your fans enjoy and what they don't.

    4. "Track your release" - Monitor not only your listening performance but also how your music is evolving over time by tracking which tracks are getting attention.

    Sounds like something you'd love to get on board with? Great! That can be arranged.

    First and foremost, you’ll need to have your music live on Deezer to access Deezer for Creators. Then, you can sign up and verify your artist ID.

    Once your music is released on Deezer, logging into Deezer for Creators is quite simple.

    Here's how it works.


    1. Go to Deezer for Creators and click Request Access.


    2. Fill out and submit the Deezer for Creators Info form.

    Here's a brief overview of the information you'll need for the for


    3. Wait for Deezer to verify your identity and grant you access.

    Ensure you take extra care when filling out all these details—any mistakes could cause setbacks and delay the verification process.

    Once you've submitted the information above, you're finished! Access may take a few days to be granted, but you'll receive notification as soon as you can log in.

    Be sure to download the Deezer for Creators app once your submission request is accepted for convenient access to all artist features with just a tap!

    Tip: You can also grant access to other individuals, like your manager, label, or team members, to your Deezer for Creators account. Simply add them through the User Manager tab.



    How to edit your Deezer artist profile

    After you've been verified as an artist and received your login details, it's time to begin updating and editing your artist profile.



    Change your Deezer artist profile picture

    To change your profile picture, log into your Deezer profile and click on the Artist Edition tab at the top of your screen.

    Here, you can add, update, or change your profile image. Deezer requires artist images to be at least 1200x1200 pixels and no larger than 9MB, in JPG, JPEG, or PNG format.

    For more details on image size requirements, refer to our handy cheatsheet on the best image sizes for music streaming platforms.

    Remember, any image you upload will be cropped into a circle, so choose your picture accordingly.

    In this section, you can also connect your Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) profiles and create and edit custom "statuses" to share with your fans, similar to social media platforms.



    Edit your Deezer artist biography

    In the Artist Edition section of Deezer for Creators, you can add and update your artist biography in several languages, including English, French, Portuguese, Chinese, German, and more.

    Your bio will be displayed in the viewer's language, so consider having it translated if you're focusing on fans from a specific country.

    New artists can learn how to write an artist bio here.

    You can also add "Highlights" here. Songs added to Highlights will be featured more prominently on your Deezer profile. However, keep in mind that Deezer prioritizes highlighting new music for the first 30 days after release.



    How to view music analytics on Deezer

    To explore detailed data about your music, go to the Analytics tab at the top of the Deezer for Creators dashboard.

    Deezer for Creators provides information on various data points, all of which can be filtered by timeframes and releases:

    - Total streams

    - Unique listeners

    - Average daily listeners

    - Playlist features

    - Top countries and cities

    - Best performing tracks


    Platforms like Deezer for Creators offer invaluable insights into your audience, allowing you to optimize your marketing strategies based on detailed performance data. This helps you understand exactly how your music is resonating on Deezer and where it's making the most impact.


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