No Music for ICE! Musicians: Pull your Music from Amazon this Holiday Season

  • Terminate existing contracts with government agencies that commit human rights abuses.
  • Stop providing cloud services to organizations (such as Palantir) that power deportations.
  • End projects that encourage racial profiling and discrimination like Amazon Ring’s surveillance partnerships with police.
  • Reject any future engagements with such bad actors.

How to Remove Your Music From Amazon

If you have a label and/or a distribution deal.

  1. Write to your label or distributor directly.
  2. Ask if they can help you issue a takedown request to Amazon for digital sales and streaming.
  3. It’s easy to opt out, and it should only take a few days for your music to be removed from their platform. Our organizers with distribution from ADA and Red Eye, like Get Better Records and Speedy Ortiz, were able to do so quickly and painlessly. Artists on Don Giovanni Records had the same experience.
  4. Change your avatar for this holiday season to signify that you said NO to Amazon + ICE.
  5. Take the pledge & and tell us why you removed your music from Amazon at NoMusicForIce.com

If you are independent and/or do not have a distribution deal.

  1. Log in to your account of the service (for ex: Distrokid) that helped you upload digital music to Amazon
  2. In the distribution settings on your service, you can select stores you would like to deliver to, and do not want to deliver to. If the service you used does not have this option, email customer support.
  3. Remove Amazon from the list of stores where you want your music delivered.
  4. If this doesn’t work, email customer support and say:
    “I would like to take down my music from Amazon. Please remove my music from Amazon digital sales & streaming, effective immediately.”
  5. Change your avatar for this holiday season to signify that you said NO to Amazon + ICE.
  6. Take the pledge & tell us why you removed your music from Amazon at NoMusicForIce.com

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