How to make money on Tiktok as an Artist in Cameroon

How to make money on Tiktok as an Artist in Cameroon Nigeria and other countries

Many Artists in Cameroon, Nigeria and other Countries  have asked if they can really make money on Tiktok, the answer is big yes. You can make up to millions on Tiktok with your music. 

As an Artist, they’re Many ways you can make money on Tiktok with your songs. Today I’m going to share with you the easiest way to make money on Tiktok with your songs, beats,sounds, spoken words and podcasts as an Artist.

The steps you need to make money on Tiktok with music include

  • Submitting your songs to Tiktok
  • Making short Videos with the songs
  • Cashing out.

1, Submitting songs to Tiktok: To make money with your songs on Tiktok, you need to first upload or submit your song to Tiktok.

Note that You are not going to use normal video and mp3 song to upload on Tiktok, You will not get paid for that one.

You have to submit your song’s using any music distributor, you can use Distrokid or tunecore to submit. 

Click here to submit your songs on Tiktok

Read:  how to submit songs to all streaming platforms

2, Making videos with your songs

After submitting your songs, you can now start using that song to make Viral videos on Tiktok. According to Reso luna, Tiktok pays you per video not per stream.

This means you have to do promotion by either launching challenges for many people to use your songs in their videos or keep dropping short videos with your songs. 

Note that when you want to drop a video, you are going to use the sound you submitted via Music distributor like Disttrokid not the Songs you upload using Tiktok. 

Also note again that When you upload your songs using Distrokid, the company will automatically upload the Songs to all streaming platforms including all social media channels like Facebook and Tiktok. 

3, Cashing out: All your payment will be forwarded to your distributor, you can then cash out from there. Remember you’re not going to cash out via Tik Tok.

The only money you can cash out from Tiktok is converting your gifts to Cash. This is another means to make money on Tiktok. I will share more details in another article.


Tiktok has partnered with a Music streaming platform named Resso Luna which and they pay Artists per number or videos not Stream. So, after submitting your songs to Tiktok via Music distributors, the number of videos your songs make will determine how much money you make. 

Tiktok pays between 0.02 to 0.04 per video Stream. This means if you have 1000 videos with your songs, you earned between $20 to $40 in the form of what is called Royalties. This means to make money on Tiktok depends on your fans using your Songs, your promotion strategies  and how viral your songs are.

Thanks for reading. If you need help submitting your songs to streaming platforms or making money from your songs, contact us.

Also read how to make money from all streaming platforms in Cameroon