Music Video Distribution
Get started with our Music Video Distribution Service to showcase your talent and captivate viewers. We publish your Videos on; Vevo, Tidal, Apple Music & iTunes, Facebook PMV, etc.
Reach millions of viewers worldwide and Monetize your Music Videos
With 1710Media, you can showcase your creativity, storytelling, and musical talent through captivating visuals that complement your music.
Our platform provides a seamless and efficient way to distribute your music videos across various digital platforms, streaming services, social media networks, and video-sharing sites including VEVO, Tidal, Facebook PMV, Apple Music & iTunes, etc.
We cater to all types of music videos, including Official Music Videos, Lyrics Videos, Visualizers, Teasers, Live Performances, Movies/Series, Music documentaries, Animated videos, and more.
With our Priority release option, we can get your music video published live in less than 6 hours, ensuring that you seize the momentum and connect with your fans when it matters most.
Our distribution network spans the globe, ensuring that your music videos are accessible to audiences in different countries and cultures. Gain exposure in new markets, grow your fan base, and make a lasting impact on a global scale.
Why is it important to sign up for Video Distribution service?
Online Music Video Distribution Features You Won't Find Anywhere Else.
We distribute your music videos across VEVO, Tidal, Apple Music & iTunes, and Facebook PMV. This broadens your reach and increases the chances of reaching millions of viewers worldwide.
VEVO Channel Creation/Update
We assist in creating and updating your free Youtube VEVO channel ensuring your music videos are released on all VEVO-supported platforms and other outlets, maximizing visibility.
Youtube Content ID and Monetization
We implement Youtube Content ID, which identifies instances of your music being used in other videos and enables you to monetize those videos, generating revenue for you.
If you already have a VEVO channel, we can deliver your music videos within 1-5 days. For new VEVO channel requests, the delivery time is typically 2-10 days.
Deliver all kinds of video
Deliver; Official Music Videos, Lyrics Videos, Visualizers, Teasers, Live Performances, Movies/ Series, Music documentaries, Animated videos, etc.
You retain 90% of the royalties generated by your music videos every Month. This ensures that you receive a significant portion of the earnings from your content.
Check out some of the Most Frequently asked questions relating to Music Video Distribution Service.
VEVO – Includes VEVO branded Youtube channel and submission for featured artist slots.
TIDAL – All mobile and desktop devices.
APPLE – Streaming on Apple Music and placed in the iTunes store for sale, under your artist catalog.
Facebook PMV – PMVs are published in the Videos section of artist pages on Facebook.
We're actively working on adding more platforms and you'll automatically get access to these as they're added.
Music Video Distribution involves the process of delivering your music videos to various digital platforms and channels.
It typically includes uploading your videos to a distribution platform or working with a distribution service provider like 1710Media, we take care of delivering your videos to streaming services, video-sharing sites, and social media networks.
Our distribution service ensures that your videos reach a wide audience and are available for streaming and viewing across different platforms.
Some platforms may have faster turnaround times than others. If you already have a VEVO channel, we can deliver your music videos within 1-5 days. For new VEVO channel requests, the delivery time is typically 2-10 days. We prioritize efficiency to get your videos published and available to audiences as quickly as possible.
Yes, as the creator and rights holder of your music videos, you retain ownership and control over them. Our Music Video Distribution service is designed to help you distribute your content while ensuring that you maintain ownership and control over your intellectual property rights.
Royalties from music videos are typically generated based on factors such as the number of views, streams, and performance rights.
We have mechanisms in place to track and collect royalties on your behalf. These royalties are then shared with you. We pay out royalties Monthly for partners that have reported.
You get to retain 90%, we keep 10% of the total royalty generated. No threshold, we pay you no matter how little you earn.
Your video will be placed on a VEVO branded artist YouTube channel. With your music video being a part of VEVO's catalogue, it has the potential to be placed on its YouTube featured playlists to get more exposure.
Having a VEVO branded YouTube channel will also add some verification that you or your artist is on the same level as mainstream artists.
No. VEVO channels do not work like regular YouTube channels. There is no login access per user.
Channels are managed by VEVO personnel and we, distributors, only get access to a limited tool that allows us to upload videos and edit metadata.
There are no login credentials to access the channels. This applies not only to 1710Media but to any distributor capable of delivering videos to VEVO.
1710Media can make changes and updates to your video and channel info on your behalf as an approved distributor. We can make changes to items like:
-Artist profile photo
-Social Media Links
All of these can be requested by sending an email to email@example.com.
1710Media provides analytics and reporting tools that allow you to track the performance of your music videos.
These tools provide insights into metrics such as views, streams, engagement, and geographic data. They help you understand how your videos are performing across different platforms and channels, enabling you to make informed decisions and optimize your video distribution strategy.
With our Online Music Video Distribution service, 1710Media can deliver your;
- Official Music Videos
- Viral / Internet Videos
- Lyrics Videos
- Performance Videos
- Series / Movies
- Documentaries, etc..,
on major leading Music Video streaming platforms such as; Apple Music & iTunes, Tidal, Vevo, Amazon Prime, Facebook PMV and others.
Yes. If you already have a VEVO channel, created by a record label or another distributor, we are capable of delivering videos to VEVO.
The channel belongs to the artist, not to the label or company that created it. This means that, if we create a channel for you, and in the future, you sign a record deal with a label or change distributors, they will be able to send videos to the channel created by us.
We would get information and reports on the videos we administer, and the other labels/distributors would get information on the videos they administer.
On your video’s release day, we add it to our playlist on our YouTube page.
We may also add a client's videos to our social rotations on Twitter, instagram and Facebook and tag the artist to help gain exposure.
Your video might also appear on the 1710Media Video release section and optimized for Search Engines.
1710Media may also add your video release information as part of our newsletters being sent out to our subscribers.
Before you begin doing any submission, it is important that you know that we can only accept original video content and thus, your video can’t contain third-party content that you do not own.
Here are the basic requirements to distribute your video;
- Must contain 100% original material (audio and visual).
- Must be professionally produced or have some production quality.
- Cannot contain full-frontal nudity, explicit drug use, or graphic violence.
- Your video cannot exceed 10 minutes.
- No logo or MTV-style credits in the corners of the video.
In terms of the content of your music video, there are some DON’Ts as well. Please read this important list of items to not include in your music video.
- All videos need to only show the music video itself with no on screen distractions.
- NO URLs, hashtags, handles, dates, shoutouts or other promotional text on screen.
- NO burn in logos in corners of screens throughout the video.
- NO front / ending slates, title or end cards in video (white text on black screen).
- NO MTV style credits in corner of video.
- NO still image or blank screen in video, videos need to have active pixels.
PR Photo and Banner submission
Your PR photo and banner image must be formatted as follows.
- Artist PR photo (it cannot be a logo or graphic, at least 2400px x 2400px at 72dpi, centered and some space from the edges ) for VEVO Youtube channel creation * VEVO will use this photo for your artist profile on all VEVO platforms.
- Artist Banner Image/Graphic: 2560 x 1440 px or 2560 x 423 px is recommended for a new YouTube Vevo channel in this size.
This is one of the most important steps so please take a moment to read through all and, if all of the below is complicated or if you need any assistance terms of your own encoding efforts, feel free to contact us.
The higher the quality your submission the higher the quality the encode delivered to the iTunes and other partners. If your music video doesn’t meet all minimum specs, it will be delayed for delivery until the video is corrected. Please make sure your video meets guideline before moving forward.
TECHNICAL SPECS (AUDIO)
- Format: AAC
- Channels: Stereo
- Sample Rate: 44.100 KHZ
- Bit Rate: 320 kbps CBR
TECHNICAL SPECS (VIDEO)
- Compression Type: ProRes – Preferred for HD or H.264 – Also Acceptable
- File Format: .mov (ProRes) or .mp4 (H.264)
- Dimensions: At least 1280×720 (1920×1080 Preferred for HD)
- Frame Rate: Native (No less than 23.98 FPS)
- Bit Rate: Unrestricted (at least 150 mb/s is Preferred for HD, If H.264 at least 50mb/s)
- The video must be de-interlaced and be set up for multi-pass encoding
- NO frame re-ordering in your encoding settings
- The size of your video will be a large file due to the recommended bit rate and video format (H.264/ProRes).
- Please export all encodes using Compressor or Quicktime.
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