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Ditto Music
Industry Music
Genre Online distribution, Record label
Founded 2005
Founder Lee Parsons, Matt Parsons
Headquarters Liverpool, United Kingdom, United States
Area served
Key people
Lee Parsons
Matt Parsons
Products Record Label Services, Online Delivery (Music)
Services Record Label Services and On-demand music distribution
Number of employees
Website Ditto Music Website

Ditto Music is an online music distribution company.

Ditto Music distributes music to 160 digital music stores, including iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, VEVO, eMusic, Spotify, Beatport, Rhapsody[1]


Ditto Music was started by Matt and Lee Parsons who were previously in bands themselves. Ditto's first artist was released on December 25, 2005.

In January 2007 Ditto Music engineered “Blag, Steal & Borrow” by Essex band Koopa into the UK Top 40, making it the first chart hit by an unsigned band,[2] this achievement is in the Guinness Book Of World Records[3] Ditto Music have achieved 11 UK Top 40 hits with unsigned artists to date,[4] founded 6,000 record labels, were the first to put an unsigned band on Spotify and have openly spoken out supporting artists' rights.[5][6][7] Ditto Music's sister company Ditto Urban provide record label, promotional and distribution services for upcoming and established urban artists worldwide. Artist include Scorcher (rapper), Big Narstie, Mic Righteous, Jon B., Esco Williams and Kof.

Ditto Music opened their US office in Nashville Tennessee in February 2011[8] and have subsequently been nominated for awards at the International Trade Awards [9] and 'International Business of The Year'.[10] Ditto opened their Australian office in Melbourne in May 2013. Other accolades include RECSS Customer Support Award for 'Best Online Service Provider'[11] and a nomination for 'Best Distribution Team' at the 2013 Music Week Awards.[12]


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179 news items

Music Week

Music Week
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:58:45 -0700

Online distributor Ditto Music has launched Record Label In A Box - billed as the entire infrastructure needed to launch a label as an SME, including contracts and access to business loans. “There has never been a tangible item you can hold in your ...

The Drum

The Drum
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 06:07:30 -0700

Ditto is a leading online music distribution company who help hundreds of emerging artists break into the charts. They have worked with many of today's most renowned and celebrated names, including the likes of Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, and Royal Blood.

Packaging News

Packaging News
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:41:27 -0700

Matt Parsons, founder & chief executive of Ditto Music, added: “The Record Label In a Box is an important project for Ditto Music. We were impressed by the range and quality of ideas Davison Williams presented and the final product is exactly what we ...

Austin Business Journal (blog)

Music Business Worldwide
Fri, 29 May 2015 00:52:30 -0700

The new HQ is in a location that will be familiar to many in the music biz as the home of SXSW – Austin, Texas. Ditto, which has over 80,000 Independent artists and labels on its books, already has offices in the UK and Australia. In the early stages ...
Complete Music Update
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 04:37:30 -0700

Ditto opens second US office in Austin Digital distribution service Ditto Music has announced the opening of a new US office in Austin, Texas. CEO Matt Parsons said in a statement: “The opening of Ditto's Austin office shows how committed we are to the ...


Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:41:15 -0700

Newsarama: Brenden, I want to start with the broad idea of music and sound as power, which is so core to Black Canary as a character and informs why she makes sense singing in a band, but it's also emerging as a theme in this story through Ditto's music.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:01:49 -0800

Ditto Music's social media team have worked on projects for brands like Starbucks and musicians like American Aquarium and Louisa Wendorff, who recently hit number 1 on Billboard Heatseekers. Guest Post by Marilee Chang. With a Music Subreddit of ...

PR Web (press release)

PR Web (press release)
Thu, 28 May 2015 00:03:41 -0700

Ditto Music, the groundbreaking digital distribution service for independent musicians, announced today the opening of a new office in Austin Texas as the recent expansion of Ditto Music's presence in the US. Ditto Music, which has over 80,000 ...

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