iTunes Store Music Style Guide
Learn how to use Apple Music, the iTunes Store, and using your Apple device for audio. To help identify and prevent fraud, information about how you use your device, how you use Apple Music in order to tailor features to your musical tastes. You can turn off iCloud Music Library in Settings on your device or in iTunes. the performance of their creative work, meet royalty and accounting. Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Lonely Island: Meet the Musicians by Events at the Apple Store for free.
Cover Art and Booklet Design Specifications Cover art must be at least x pixels. Larger images are recommended. The aspect ratio must be 1: Booklets must have a minimum dimension of 11 x 8. A DIN A1 or larger page layout should be used. Cover Art and Booklet Art Policies Images must not be blurry, pixelated, mismatched, misaligned, rotated, incorrect, or have other quality issues.
Art must not contain website addresses, logos, or any other reference to competitors of iTunes. References to Physical Packaging or Retailers. Art must not include references to the physical packaging for example, CD or cassette or any other retailers.
Art must not include references to it being a digital product. Art must not contain pornography or a URL for a website that contains or links to pornography. The art must not up-sell to another product. The art must not be misleading for example, prominently depicting or referencing an artist even though the artist does not perform on the album.
Medleys, Snippets, and Advertisement Tracks Medleys are defined as multiple songs woven together and should be separated by a forward slash. Snippets and Advertisement Tracks Not Permitted.
Snippets are defined as partial segments of songs that are meant to advertise the full-length content. Advertisement tracks are defined as full or partial songs that contain additional audio meant to advertise the album, individual songs, or other content.
Subliminal Content Not Permitted.
Content that advertises subliminal audio will not be accepted. Ringtones on Music Albums.
Ringtones must be submitted as ringtones, not songs. Music albums must not include ringtone tracks. Ringtones of classical music must include the composer in the title. Someone with the legal authority to sign documents on behalf of your company should apply to offer content on iTunes. The legal name you enter should match the name associated with your U.
What is iTunes Connect?
- Womack, Albarn, and Russell: Meet the Musicians
- iTunes Store Music Style Guide 2.1.1
- The Lonely Island: Meet the Musicians
How will I be notified of my application status? You will be notified via email.
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After your application has been accepted, you can request contracts for all regions in which the iTunes Store offers music.
When a contract for a specific region has been finalized and all other requirements have been met, music that has been delivered with territory rights cleared in that region may be made available there.
Will a music contract allow me to offer music videos, ringtones, concert films and iTunes LP? Yes, you will be able to offer music videos, ringtones, concert films and iTunes LP. How do I deliver content to iTunes after my contract has been approved?
After your contract has been approved, you will have access to iTunes Producer, Apple's tool to prepare and deliver your content. Note that music videos and concert films cannot currently be delivered using iTunes Producer. You will need to work with an Apple-approved encoding house to deliver music videos and concert films.
How do I get more information about submitting music to the iTunes Store? If your phone carrier offers Apple Music memberships, Apple may check your phone number to determine if you joined through a carrier partner. If you signed up through your carrier, your phone number is used to identify your account. We will use the phone number associated with your membership only to verify your account at sign in and to connect your Apple Music activity with your account.
This feature sends information from your music library to Apple, such as song and artist names, in order to identify and unlock copies of any of your songs that are also available in Apple Music. When you use Apple Music, we collect information about the songs and videos you play or add to your music library or playlists, and the content you love, comment or share. Information, such as the account, IP address, and device, app, or car interface you used to play, where in Apple Music you were when you played it, the time you played it and for how long, is noted by and sent to Apple.
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We use this information to customize your Apple Music experience and to help us understand how Apple Music is being used so we may improve it. For example, this information can help us pick the music, videos and artist posts that we show you in For You, Radio, and Connect.
It also allows us to make other recommendations to you, that reflect your tastes, pay royalties and prevent or take action against activities that are, or may be, in breach of the Apple Media Services Terms and Conditions or applicable law. You can change your email preferences and opt in or out of receiving emails about new Apple Music content on appleid. The score is stored for a fixed time on our servers.
We may collect, use, transfer, and disclose non-personal information for any purpose.Elton John @ iTunes Festival 2013 Complete Full HD