How can I contact A&R?
The easiest and most painless thing to do is to go to musicconnection.com/industry-contacts and download Music Connection's annual A&R Rep Directory for free. Click on the "Directory of A&R Representatives" link at the top of the list. Then enter your name and email when the popup window appears.
How can I find a record label for contacts?
Contact a label that accepts demos. Visit your favorite label's website and locate where to send your demo. Most labels have a website where you can find contact information. It will probably be at the top or bottom of the home page and can be accessed by clicking on "Contact Us" or "Frequently Asked Questions".
How do I submit a demo to a label?
How to submit your demo to a tag
- Do: Research the tags you want to work with.
- Don't: Email every label under the sun.
- Do: Talk about yourself and your goals.
- Don't: You talk about who you sound like.
- Do: Stay ahead of the stage your music is on.
- Do not give up.
How do I submit a demo?
10. Demonstration submission checklist
- Send mass emails to multiple record label contacts.
- Send a demo via social media messages.
- Tell the A&R that your demo is a work in progress.
- Submit unfinished songs, remixes or mashups.
- Submit tracks with copyrighted material.
- Attach MP3, WAV or other files to emails unless you prefer.
Should I send my demo to record labels?
Demo submissions should be directed to UMG's record labels, but please note that they cannot accept unsolicited material. Demos are usually recommended to one of our labels' A&R departments by a manager, agent, producer, radio DJ or other industry professional.
How do I sign with a tag?
Get your music heard by record labels
- Write a great bio. First things first: make sure your brand is properly and professionally represented online.
- Prepare your songs. Remember good quality production and delivery.
- Do your research. Do your research.
- Be relevant.
- Think like a label.
- Send it!
- Submit a demo to Blue Label Records.
Is signing to a record label worth it?
Existing Network and Connections: A major advantage of signing with a label is their existing network. It can present great opportunities for you and your music. Without a tag, your network and reach to a wider audience may be limited. Established labels will have a larger fan base.
Can you sign with 2 record labels?
Most label contracts do not allow their artists to be signed to multiple labels at the same time. But through loopholes in these contracts or with the labels' permission, artists can release certain records (sometimes limited to "non-albums", meaning EPs, singles, mixtapes, etc.) on other record labels.
Why didn't Taylor Swift have her masters?
Why would Swift leave her masters? Because he wanted a record deal, and the promotion, distribution and investment in his career that the record label would provide. Swift had no way of knowing she would become one of the best-selling artists of all time.
Does Beyonce have her own teachers?
Beyoncé owns her masters. She was not the sole owner of her master recordings until 2011, when she gained full control of her career and recordings by firing her former manager. Later, she decided to start a new company that would fully represent her.
Who owns BIllie Eilish Masters?
Which rappers have their own masters?
Who is the richest black man in Hollywood?
Vista Equity's Robert F. Smith remains the richest black person in the US, worth an estimated $6 billion, while Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, worth $11.8 billion, is the richest black person rich in the world
Who is the richest black man in history?
K anye West is reportedly the richest black man in US history, with his estimated net worth now standing at $6.6 billion (£4.7 billion). Bloomberg reports the latest figures that give the rapper a fortune greater than that of basketball legend Michael Jordan or businessman Robert Smith.
Who is the highest paid black actor?
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Who are the 7 black billionaires?
According to Forbes, there are seven black American billionaires: David Steward, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Robert F. Smith and Tyler Perry.