In Magroove's platform your release won't be labeled whether it's a one-track release and you call it a single, a 5-track release that you differ as en EP from a 10-track release you may call an album. Your releases may have as many tracks and be as long as you want. However, online stores and streaming platforms will label your release based on their own criteria, regardless of what we or you say to them. And each have little differences in their classifying parameters, so here follows the criteria for 2 main stores on the market that you may consider as a global parameter for other stores and streaming platforms.
Any release that has one to three (1-3) tracks.
The whole release is 30 minutes or less and each track is under 10 minutes.
For default, the price of individual tracks on iTunes are USD 0,99 (if they are less than 10 minutes long). If a track is longer than 10 minutes, iTunes will automatically sell it for an album's price.
Any release that is under 30 minutes is considered a single.
If your release has 3 or less tracks it will also be considered a single.
Any release with one to three (1-3) tracks and at least one is 10 minutes long is considered an EP.
Or any release with four to six (4-6) tracks but is under 30 minutes long will also be considered an EP.
Any release with four to six (4-6) tracks and is under 30 minutes in length will be considered an EP
Or any release with two to three (2-3) tracks but at least one is over 10 minutes long will also be considered an EP.
Any release with seven (7) or more tracks will be considered an album.
Any release that has one to six (1-6) tracks and is over 30 minutes will be considered an album.
Any release with 7 tracks or more is considered an album
Or any release with one to six (1-6) tracks and is over 30 minutes will also be considered an album.
They’re placed above the Singles and EPs section."