How do I become a UnitedMasters SELECT Artist?
You can become a UnitedMasters SELECT Artist by clicking “Start Free Trial” from multiple places within our mobile apps and website. From there, you must enter your credit card to start the free trial.
Please keep in mind the free trial is for 14 days. If you cancel within the 14 day free trial period, you will not be charged.
How do I cancel my UnitedMasters SELECT Membership?
You can cancel your UnitedMasters Select Membership at any time. Website or Android users can cancel by following the steps below:
- Navigate to the “Membership” tab on the settings page (https://unitedmasters.com/settings).
- Click “Cancel” Membership.
If you paid via our iOS App, you must cancel your SELECT membership by following these steps.
If you cancel your account after the 14 day free trial period, we will not be able to provide a refund.
How much does UnitedMasters SELECT cost?
If you are a SELECT member, it will cost $59.99 for the yearly subscription ($5/month).
If you are not a SELECT member, we take a 10% share of revenue.
How quickly can I release a song or album?
As a UnitedMasters SELECT artist, you can select a release date within 10 days. If you select a date within 7 days of submission, the exact date is not guaranteed. We can, however, guarantee your song will be live within 10 days.
If you are not a SELECT artist, you must upload your release at least 10 days in advance. It won’t be possible to select a release date within 10 days.
How many songs can I release per month?
As a UnitedMasters SELECT member, you can release unlimited songs per month, anytime.
If you are not a SELECT member, you can release one release per month. A release can consist of multiple tracks (ex: an EP or Album).
What stores will my music go to?
If you are a SELECT member, we distribute your music to the following stores:
Apple Music / iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, YouTube Content ID, YouTube Red, Google Play, 24/7 Entertainment, 7Digital, Akazoo, Amazon, Anghami, Audible Magic, AWA, Deezer, Facebook/Instagram, Gracenote, iHeartRadio, iMusica, KKBox, LINE Music, Mixcloud, Nmusic Triple Play, Qobuz, Napster, Saavn, Shazam, Simfy Africa, SiriusXM, Slacker, SoundCloud, SoundExchange, Tencent, Tesla, TIDAL, TikTok, Ultimate China, and Yandex.
If you are not a SELECT member, we will only distribute your music to these stores:
How can I access Brand Exclusives?
You must be a UnitedMasters SELECT Member in order to access Brand Exclusive Opportunities.
How do I issue a takedown?
In order to issue a takedown, please submit a request to the UnitedMasters Support Team by emailing: email@example.com
Make sure to include the Release Title, Artist Name, and Release UPC and ISRC.
How do I get a receipt?
When you paid for your UnitedMasters SELECT subscription, you should have received an email receipt to the email address attached to your account. Please check your inbox for your receipt. If you have any issues you can reach out to the UnitedMasters Support Team here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include your artist name and the email attached to your UnitedMasters SELECT account.
What happens if I stop paying the Annual Fee?
The annual fee for UnitedMasters SELECT automatically renews at the end of each billing cycle (a year from your first payment). If you cancel before your subscription auto-renews, your account will be switched to a non-SELECT account at the end of your billing cycle and you will no longer have access to exclusives. Any music you distributed through us may be removed from all DSPs except for Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, and SoundCloud. After you cancel your subscription, UnitedMasters will take 10% of your streaming royalties from any existing and new releases.
What is an Exclusive?
A UnitedMasters Exclusive is an opportunity for you to partner directly with top brands including NBA, CashApp, Twitch, and more. Please read each Exclusive Opportunity carefully to understand all of the details. You can find these opportunities under our exclusives section.
How do I update my credit card information?
If you paid on Web or Android, navigate to the “Membership” tab on the Account Settings Page. Click “Change Credit Card” and you will be able to update your credit card info.
If you paid on the iOS App, you can change your membership in the General Settings. See instructions here.
Who owns my music?
You own 100% of your Masters. With UnitedMasters SELECT, you keep 100% of your streaming royalties. Without SELECT, UnitedMasters keeps 10% of your streaming royalties.
I want to keep 100% of my royalties. How can I do that?
In order to keep 100% of your royalties, you must become a UnitedMasters SELECT Artist.
Can I gift a UnitedMasters SELECT subscription?
Currently, you cannot gift a UnitedMasters SELECT Subscription.
Can I purchase a monthly subscription?
We only offer an annual subscription. You cannot purchase UnitedMasters SELECT on a monthly basis.
Can you transfer a subscription from one account to another?
No, you cannot transfer a UnitedMasters SELECT Subscription from one account to another account.
If I have multiple artists on my account, can I purchase one SELECT Subscription?
No, you must purchase a separate SELECT Subscription for each artist.
My card was charged but I forgot to cancel. Can I get a refund?
If you cancel within the 14 day free trial period, you will not be charged. Otherwise, we do not offer refunds.
What happens if my card gets a chargeback?
If your card gets a chargeback, please reach out directly to our support team at email@example.com.
What types of things would cause UnitedMasters to suspend my account?
UnitedMasters has the right to suspend your account if we suspect any fraudulent activity. Please review our Terms of Services to learn more.
What happens to my earnings if I cancel my UnitedMasters SELECT Subscription?
If you cancel your UnitedMaster Select Subscription your contract will convert to a 90/10 split with UnitedMasters. This means you keep 90% of your earnings moving forward and UnitedMasters keeps 10%. You will still keep 100% of any streaming royalties you earned while you were a UnitedMasters SELECT Artist.
When will I get paid?
We payout via PayPal once you’ve crossed our payment threshold of $50. Please keep in mind streaming services pay out on a 45-60 day delay, which is why you get paid 45 days after the end of each month. For more information, checkout our payment timeline here.
Can I receive my payout on the credit card I used to purchase my SELECT subscription?
We only payout via PayPal. It isn’t possible to receive your payout on the credit card you used to purchase your subscription.
My question isn’t in the FAQ. Can I contact UnitedMasters?
Yes, you can contact the UnitedMasters Support Team here: firstname.lastname@example.org