Why is my music upload status showing "rejected" or "hold"?

Why is my music upload status showing "rejected" or "hold"?

This means the file had an error when encoding.


This could be due to:
  1.       Attached artwork on the file. Fix: Please remove artwork.
  2.       The mp3 didn't match our systems required settings. Fix: Make sure your MP3's have the following settings:
    1. Bit Rate: 128 Frequency
    2. Sample Rate: 44100
    3. Mode: Stereo
    4. No Artwork
    5. No ID3 Tagging

If you do not have a way to change or convert the file to an mp3, you can email the file to media@bdskc.com.

‚ÄčIn the email body, please include:
  1. Artist Name
  2. Song title
  3. Label (If you have one).