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Eligibility Requirement for Official YouTube Artist Channel

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To be eligible for an Official Artist Channel, make sure
that you meet the following requirements:

1.You must own and operate a YouTube channel that represents one artist or band.

2.Have at least 1 art track (release on YouTube Music) submitted.

3. Have at least 3 videos uploaded to your personal channel in addition to the release from a distributor(EX: Impulse Tunes For Artists).

4. Have no policy violations on your channel.

5. It is possible that your request may be rejected if you meet any of the following:

  • The channel’s main focus is not on music
  •  The channel belongs to a label and not an artist- The main channel and the topic channel have a different artist name.
  • The artist has a considerable amount of non-original content on their channel.
  • The artist hasn’t uploaded any content to their Owned & Operated channel.
  • The artist hasn’t distributed to YouTube Music via Impulse Tunes Distribution.
  • The topic channel has content from other similarly named artists, in that case, it is necessary to request both a topic channel fix and the OAC.


Before we continue, please read this and mark that you understand prior to proceeding.

  • OAC requests are currently taking 1-3 months for YouTube to process. Please understand that we cannot rush the requests but will submit yours as quickly as possible.
  • If your request is regarding linking your VEVO channel to your OAC please type “Link Vevo to OAC” in the “Special Notes/Request” section. Please note, link requests can take up to 1-3months.

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