Boost your label performance with Beatport Hype!
Have you ever wondered how artists manage to get their releases featured on Beatport? What a milestone it would be for your label if your new release is featured on Beatport. Many artists have managed to take their music career to the next level by using Beatport Hype.
What is Beatport?
Beatport is a US online music store specifically for electronic music and is considered the first source for DJs to buy tracks for their sets. The company was founded in 2004 and has since become the industry leader for the DJ community with more than 36 million users and 465 million customers.
How does Beatport differ from other music stores?
Beatport's catalog contains many tracks that you most likely won’t find on any other platform including rare extended versions of tracks and remixes. Compared to other music download stores, Beatport especially focuses on electronic and indie music (including all of its associated sub-genres). The Beatport curation team treats every sub-genre separately, which makes it super helpful for DJs to dig through the music they most likely would play out during their shows. Besides Tech House, Melodic House & Techno, House, genres like Techno (Peak Time / Driving) and Drum & Bass were among the most popular ones in 2021.
But how do artists and labels get banners and features on Beatport now?
So far, the banners and new release sections on Beatport have been dominated by either top talents or well-known and established artists. It can often be difficult for new and upcoming artists or labels to compete with that.
Beatport Hype now offers the ultimate discovery platform for those kinds of artists and labels that just started out or have had a hard time getting support by Beatport in the past.
Beatport Hype essentially gives emerging labels more promotional power and visibility, helping them grow and establish themselves on Beatport. With the Hype charts, Beatport also introduces an additional chart segment that gives new labels a bigger chance to enter the Beatport charts without having to compete with the "top-selling" labels out there.
In order to be considered for a feature or chart entry under the Hype section, register your label here. You will also find some additional information on Beatport Hype via this link.
If you already have an active Beatport Hype subscription, you can use this link to pitch your upcoming releases for feature and banner support.
Nevertheless, the curators select for themselves what they want to feature and what not. From our experience however, we know that a well-performed track always gets rewarded. Concrete numbers also say that through the hype pool you achieve on average 40% more sales and on average 84% more traffic on the track / release.
Is your label eligible for Beatport Hype?
Your label is eligible for Hype if your releases on Beatport have made less than $15,000 in sales in the last 12 months. Also, Beatport Hype is only available in a few genres at the moment including Dance / Electro Pop, Deep House, Drum & Bass, Electronica, House, Indie Dance, Mainstage, Melodic House / Techno, Minimal / Deep Tech, Organic House / Downtempo, Progressive House, Techno (Peak Time / Driving), Tech House and Trance.
How to get your music on Beatport?
In order to get your music on Beatport, you need to work with a music distributor and register your label. dig dis! is one of the few digital music distributors that delivers your music to Beatport at no costs! The label registration on Beatport is done automatically by us. All you need to do is to register for free with us here. Through our close and long term relationship with Beatport we at dig dis! can provide you with additional features and tools to help you increase your label performance on the platform. Beatport is an indispensable store for all electronic artists and labels. So it’s definitely worth the effort of trying to get the most out of it for your label.
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