21-1 Cover Image Accuracy - The uploaded Cover Image must match the submitted product.
21-2 Cover Image Metadata References – The Cover Image must not reference metadata (Title, Version, Artists, etc.) that are not directly represented in the product metadata.
21-3 Cover Image Generic Templates - Generic art templates used for Cover Images across multiple products will be subject to further review and may be rejected.
21-4 Cover Image Quality – Low-quality Cover Images that are overly pixelated, blurry or obviously stretched or squeezed from non-square dimensions will be subject to further review and may be rejected.
Note: If there is disagreement over the quality of a given Cover Image and it must be accepted, it may be restricted from delivery to certain music services that have stringent image requirements.
21-5 Cover Image Music Service References – The Cover Image must not contain any music service name, logo or website address. If a product title or image must contain a reference to a specific music service (example: Spotify Sessions) it must be authorized by the music service prior to delivery and will likely be blocked from delivery to all other music services.
21-6 Cover Image Barcodes and References to Product Format – The Cover Image must not include a barcode or reference the product format, including physical formats like “CD” or “cassette”, nor to the fact it is a digital product itself.
21-7 Cover Image References to Pricing – The Cover Image must not contain any reference to pricing.
21-8 Cover Image Pornographic Material – The Cover Image must not contain pornography.
21-9 Cover Image References to Nazi Symbolism – The Cover Image must not contain Nazi symbolism or propaganda.
21-10 Cover Image Use of Trademarked or Copyrighted Material – The Cover Image must not contain trademarked or copyrighted words, phrases, characters, logos or other material without ownership or license of the rights in the material. Obviously copyrighted or trademarked material may be subject to further review and require proof of rights.