• Itching to tour, but can’t afford the flights?
  • Need funds for PR, Marketing, Recording & Production?
  • Looking to press your latest album on vinyl?

With DISTROadvance you could be eligible to access your future streaming royalties to help fund the next stage in your career.

Boost your career with DISTROadvance.

DISTROadvance is a specialist royalties prepayment program from Stop One Distribution – a forward-thinking, independently owned digital distribution and artist services company. Our data-driven algorithms will analyze your current streaming to check if you are eligible for advance funding.


1. Complete your application

Fill out the application form at the bottom of this page.

2. Review process

Once approved, we will get in touch to discuss the next steps.

3. Your offer

Your offer document will outline the advance amount and terms.

4. Acceptance and payment

Once accepted, your payment will be in your account within 14-days.

5. Track your payment status

Repayment status is tracked in your payments dashboard.


Am I eligible to apply?
Eligibility depends on the amount of streaming data that we have to work with. Your music needs to be distributed by Stop One Distribution, and be generating income on a monthly basis. Don’t currently distribute with Stop One Distribution? No worries, we can still run the numbers and as long as you are able to switch to us you can still access all the benefits of a DISTROadvance.

How much can I get?
If you’ve got an amount in mind for your next project be sure to let us know, however prepayment amounts are individual to each artist and range from a few hundred dollars up to tens of thousands, depending on your current streaming numbers, expected future sales and future release activity.

How can I use the payment?
DISTROadvance is designed to help artists take the next step in their music career. Unlocking your royalties early gives you the flexibility to record more often, purchase merch for your next tour, hire a PR or marketing expert, or any other activity that can give your music a boost to take you to the next level.

Is this a record deal?
No. This is about giving artists the resources to STAY independent. You still keep 100% of your copyrights – you won’t be signing away your master rights or publishing like a traditional record deal and you’ll remain in full control of your creativity and artistic vision.