You can upload to many stores without even needing a licence!
You can distribute covers through RouteNote to Spotify, Deezer, Pandora, iHeartRadio, Nuuday, Anghami, & JioSaavn without needing a license.
If you want to distribute to more stores you will either have to purchase a mechanical license or exclude certain territories, you can purchase licenses from –
If you don’t obtain the licenses and want to distribute to more stores than just Spotify, Deezer, Pandora, iHeartRadio, Nuuday, Anghami, & JioSaavn, you will need to exclude the following territories which you can do in the ‘manage stores’ section on your release:
USA, Canada, Mexico, India and Pakistan.
Whichever option you choose you will have to include the original artist in the ‘C Line’