Believe and Apple are partners to enable you to quickly and easily validate your Apple Music artist profile with your Backstage credentials.
Through this certification, you get access to Apple Music for Artists, an interface that gives artists and their representatives more control over their profile on iTunes & Apple Music, allowing them to customize their image and better analyze their presence across the platform.
Through Apple Music for Artists you can:
- Upload your own custom picture: Through this feature Apple Music for Artists allows you to have more control of your artistic image in the platform. Please make sure that your artist photo respects the Apple Music & iTunes specs.
- Find out where your listeners discover your music: Learn which playlists are driving the most plays of your songs.
- Get a global view of listeners: Get a better understanding of your public by learning where your listeners come from.
How to benefit
Producers: Thanks to Believe's Authorized Distributor status, you can now offer your artist or their representative the benefits of easy access to Apple Music for Artists. Here's how:
- Create an access-only accounttoBackstage for your artist or their representative. To create an user access, you may follow this tutorial. Be sure to tick/check the option box Apple Music for Artists Certification.
- The new User will receive an activation email. Please tell them to check their Junk/Spam folders just in case.
- Once his access is enabled on the Backstage, the artist or representative will be able to access Apple Music for Artists. The artist then has to complete the Apple Music for Artists form with their Believe identifiers. This allows your Artist priority access and speeds up their certification request.
Artists or artist representatives who wish to benefit from an easy access to Apple Music for Artists thanks to Believe's Authorized Distributor status:
- If you do not have a Believe Backstage account, please contact your Label Manager to get the user identifiers which will grant you access.
- Use your Believe Backstage user identifiers to fill in the Apple Music for Artists form. You will benefit from your priority access and this will speed up your certification request.
Here's where you can get your Apple Music certification in your Backstage: