How does it work?

No up-front fees Submit your music We do the rest
We are committed to your success, so our fee works on a commission basis that reduces as you earn, down to as low as 10%. The more you make, the less we take. Simple.
your label management
Our flagship online system provides all the tools you need to stay in control of your music.
  • Choose your release dates, upload your audio & artwork and distribute your music worldwide
  • Order mastering, design & press release services from our Shop
  • Keep track of daily estimated sales from iTunes, Beatport & Juno
  • View your label accounts and filter & export royalty statements

"Releasing music with Cygnus is just the best thing you can do. They are kind and helpful people who do excellent work. Thank you Cygnus!"

- Lee 'Scratch' Perry & Iguana
It's good to be different
As industry professionals, we know what makes the difference between a good service and a great one.


If you run an established label, we can make the move to Cygnus as seamless as possible.

  • Negotiable commission rates
  • Manage transfer of your back-catalogue
  • Advise on re-packaging your catalogue, and re-releasing content
  • Provide an advance of sales to help your business grow


Our Daily Sales system tracks estimated sales and provides analytics so you can keep track of how your music is selling.


With our Roster tool you can submit your tracks for PPL registration, and collect your performance royalties with ease.


We can deliver your music to Content ID systems to protect your tracks from piracy on YouTube, SoundCloud and social media sites. We can also make Shazam priority deliveries to ensure your fans can find your latest music on legitimate services.


Cygnus SmartLinks

Promote your releases with one convenient link using Cygnus SmartLinks.

  • Get one link to share with your fans for every release
  • All the top store links on one page
  • Help fans find your music on their favourite service

"I cannot overstate the professionalism Cygnus has demonstrated in their dealings with me. They have worked to the highest standard at every stage."

- David Boomah

In addition to all the above, Cygnus music distribution offers many benefits to all our clients.

  • Press submitted to stores for feature consideration
  • Free Beatport account setup
  • Expert advice on PR & label management
  • Tailored ringtone delivery
  • Customise the list of stores you deliver to (on request)
  • iTunes & Beatport pre-orders (On request)
  • iTunes Instant Gratification (On request)
  • Monetise & protect your content on YouTube
  • SoundCloud monetisation & unlimited uploads
  • BACS, PayPal or international paymentents

"I have been working with Cygnus for some time now, and the service they provide is the best I have experienced.
If you are a Label or artist looking to take it to the next level then look no further"

- Optiv - C4C | Red Light Records