YouTube Official Artist Channel
Here you can check the conditions to request the Youtube Official Artist channel and how to do it.
Official Artist Channels on YouTube automatically organize the music catalog of an artist into two sections: albums & singles, and music videos.
Having an Official Artist Channel on YouTube is related to having a “Topic Channel”. That means, if an End User wants to have an Official Artist Channel it is necessary to accomplish the following conditions:
- To have their own Topic Channel.
- At least one music video was provided by a music distribution partner in the Artist YT Channel.
- The Topic Channel and the Own Channel must have the same artist name.
- When is an owned channel not eligible for the application?
Owned channels that contain the following characteristics will not be managed by YouTube:
- Empty channels
- Fan channels
- Wrong artists (different names)
- House channels
- Multi-artist channels
- Non-music channels
- Vevo channels
- How to request the Youtube Official Artist channel?
If the artist meets the requirements you can proceed with their Official Artist Channel by writing to email@example.com, and sending us the following info:
- YouTube Artist Channel URL (where they upload all their videos)
- YouTube Artist Topic Channel (YouTube Music)
You can get more info on the YouTube Artist Resources site, the Official Artist Channel Playbook, and Youtube’s Help Center.
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