Nielsen BDS How to Submit Music
Submit CD’s and MP3’s free of charge, electronically through our secure Virtual Encode website.
Virtual Encode Access:
Please send an email with “Virtual Encode” as the subject to our Client Services Department at email@example.com for a username and password.
PLEASE include the following information in the body of your email: • Your Full Name • Company or Label Name • Contact Number
• Primary Email Address • Any Additional Contact Information
You will then receive login information and instructions via email for the Virtual Encode website to upload your music.
Register Music by Mail:
Send all mixes of your single releases (preferably on CD) to:
Nielsen 8100 N.W. 101st Terrace Kansas City, MO 64153 Attn: Encoding Department
Click to fill out and email us a Media Information Form or include the following information with your media: • Your Full Name • Company or Label Name • Contact Number
• Primary Email Address
For each piece of media submitted include
• Artist Name
• Song titles with specific mix names, if applicable
Download the PDF here.