Be sure to upload your music files in WAV format, and your artwork with the dimensions 3000 x 3000 pixels.
Sell Your Music on AWA
Let's take a look at how to get your music on AWA as an artist, from key facts about the platform to technical requirements you should be aware of.
Sell Your Music on AWA
AWA, launched in 2015, is the largest music streaming service in Japan. Currently only available to users in Japan, AWA has a free or paid subscription. It allows on-demand access to its catalog of both local and international music. AWA also offers access to thousands of pre-programmed playlists and web radio stations. The Standard Plan is at ¥960/month.
Key Facts About AWA
In 2015, AWA was selected by both Google Play & Apple’s App Store Best App. The year after, the music streaming service reached 10 millions downloads.
AWA offers offline playback and multi-device compatibility so that users can listen on multiple devices. This is available with the standard plan on smartphones and desktops.
It offers both Japanese music and international acts, with a large concentration of notable J-Pop artists, including Ayumi Hamasaki, Sonar Pocket, and more.
And Now, How to I Put and Distribute My Music on Awa?
As an independent artist or band, you can’t distribute directly to shops like AWA, KKBox, Spotify, or Amazon. To put and distribute your music on AWA and other streaming and download shops, you need to contact a digital music distributor, like iMusician, and submit your tracks. We act as the broker between artists or independent record labels and online shops and streaming platforms. We make sure that the releases are properly delivered to those shops of your choice (KKBox, AWA, Deezer, Apple Music, etc.). We also guarantee that your music will be distributed with the correct metadata to those shops.
With iMusician, there is no registration fee, annual fee, or mountains of paperwork! We save you the boring part of the job and distribute your music to the widest range of streaming and download services worldwide.
How to Get Your Music on AWA
Are you looking to take the first steps in worldwide music distribution? Not sure how to get your music on AWA? Follow these 5 easy steps on how to add music on AWA and reach a huge global audience.
Create your release and select "Others" in the shop selection
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AWA Music has a free package where you'll get on-demand playback, playlist creation without ads and can enjoy up to 20 hours of playback per month.
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