What is an ISRC?

What is an ISRC?

An ISRC (International Standard Recording Code) is unique to a digital recording. ISRCs are used to track the distribution and consumption of a track.

A song can have multiple ISRCs via remixes, live recordings, and other variations.

If you need to register ISRCs, please visit:

If you need to register UPC/EAN codes, please visit:

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        Go to the ISRC Title Registration Page Enter your email address: Choose your Country to register in from the drop down. If you need Global please select "Both". Enter your Title and Artist: IMPORTANT: You will need to fill out this page for every ...
      • How do I change previous ISRC/UPC/EAN registrations to include both U.S. and Canada?

        If on previous registrations only U.S. or Canada was selected, and you prefer that both U.S. and Canada were selected: Resubmit your codes through the registration forms to include either Canada or U.S.. You can either select "Canada" or "U.S." only ...
      • How do I get my music tracked by Luminate Data?

        Luminate Data tracks sales, streaming, and radio airplay. You must register your ISRC, UPC/EAN, and encode your music to be fully tracked. The registration process will take 2-3 business days. We can check if your registration was successful after ...
      • Why is the registration form not accepting my phone number?

        The registration forms are designed for US phone numbers only at this time. You can still register using the form, just enter zero's for the phone number (000-000-0000). If we need to contact you, we can contact you by email. To register the track ...
      • How do I register my music?

        To register song titles with ISRC codes for sales & streaming click here How to Register Your ISRC Code To register album titles with UPC/EAN codes click here How to Register your UPC/EAN Code To register a track for radio airplay tracking please ...

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