A&R Worldwide - A&R WORLDWIDE is a globally respected and forward-thinking platform that specializes in artist discovery, development, and the intersection of music, media, and technology in today's pop culture. The company has established itself as a world leader in its field, boasting an extensive network of international relationships and insider knowledge of the music industry. As a central hub connecting artists, the entertainment industry, and consumers, A&R WORLDWIDE leverages its vast reach, global influence, and diverse engagement and Influencer platforms to facilitate meaningful connections. The company's track record speaks for itself, having successfully brokered thousands of deals and opportunities over the years. These include record label and publishing deals, licensing opportunities, synch placements with film, TV, video games, and brands, booking agency representation, management, key media support, and artist spotlights on streaming services. A&R WORLDWIDE's expertise and extensive range of services make it an invaluable partner for artists looking to navigate the complex and ever-evolving music industry landscape. 


Americana Music Association - The Americana Music Association® is a professional trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American Roots Music around the world. Our membership supports our efforts to enhance awareness of the Americana community, with the ultimate goal of connecting artists to an audience. If you’re a professional musician or work in the Americana genre, you’re eligible to become a member. Membership benefits include voting for the Americana Honors & Awards and Board of Directors, access to our Member Directory, a discounted rate for AMERICANAFEST®, invitations to member-exclusive events and more. Learn more and join here.


Americana Rhythm Magazine - Americana Rhythm Magazine (www.AmericanaRhythm.com) bridges the genre's with it's broad Americana themed Indie/Roots/Bluegrass/Folk coverage - offering print and digital coverage to fans and musicians. Founded in 2005, their loyal reader base of over 15,000 reaches regional, national, and international music lovers. Their Integrated Music Media package (www.IntegratedMusicMedia.com) is a fantastic and affordable way for artists to reach our niche' specific audience in a multifaceted approach that highlights not just their music, but also the stories behind the music.


APRA AMCOS - APRA AMCOS work to ensure that composers, songwriters and publishers are rewarded whenever, and wherever, their musical works are played, performed or reproduced. We administer the performing and communication of works for 80,000 members, and provide support and education services including events, newsletters, grants and advocacy. We also provide Australian & New Zealand music consumers with access to the world’s musical repertoire, through reciprocal agreements with collecting societies worldwide.


Arturia - Founded in Grenoble, France, in 1999, Arturia specializes in the development of music software and hardware for professional and amateur musicians. Arturia is a team of passionate people dedicated to musicians. Arturia dares to create original and different instruments, imagine new experiences and reinvent products. Operating in 55 countries, Arturia has offices in France, in the USA and since 2014 in Mexico. Focusing on innovation, Arturia strives to integrate the latest advances in computer music research and technology into our products. Arturia's instruments have gone on to be used in making many hit records and soundtracks.  


Bandfinder - Bandfinder.com believes more music makes the world a better place. Our mission is to connect musicians to each other and the bands who need them. We match you based on location, instrument, music style, recording experience, music theory, practice or gig frequency and more by searching or automatic matching. Join a band or start your next band today. The world is waiting for you.


Bands For Hire - Bands For Hire bring you only the highest quality bands in London and the UK. From jazz, rock ’n’ roll, Motown and soul right through to contemporary indie, pop and rock, you’ll find the perfect band for your event. We provide bands and musicians for every type of event including festivals, corporate events, award ceremonies, weddings and parties; whether it’s laid back solo guitar in the afternoon or a 12-piece swing band to get the party on it’s feet, Bands For Hire have a range of options to choose from.



BreakOutWest - Western Canada's largest music industry event! This is your chance to discover your next favourite band. Featuring an emersive industry and artist development conference, 50+ highlight artists. The WCMA head office is located in Winnipeg, MB. They recognize the ancestral lands, from Treaty One Territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. BreakOut West is an annual music event that includes an immersive, music development conference, music festival hosted by the Western Canadian Music Alliance. 


Canadian Musician - Canadian Musician is Canada’s magazine for Canadian artists and the industry that supports them.


Different PC - Musicians Need a Different PC. None of the big-name computer companies focus on the unique needs of audio pros and musicians, forcing you to find the best solutions on your own. So much care goes into picking the best studio gear, audio interfaces, and music software. Why should the computer at the heart of your studio be left to an afterthought? Different PC builds the best audio workstations for recording, producing, and mixing music. Find out how they're helping Mac users make the switch, too! 


Florida Songwriters Association - Florida Songwriters Association is dedicated to motivating and educating both aspiring and professional songwriters throughout the State of Florida and beyond. Their team consists of talented songwriters from every genre of music and range from novice amateurs to established professionals in the industry. Together, they work with writers who are committed to protecting the rights and the future of the songwriting profession. Members have access to one-on-one mentoring sessions with industry professionals, free sync licensing pitches and publishing opportunities, free song evaluations, and exclusive access to educational materials focused on the songwriting industry.


Folk Roots Radio - Folk Roots Radio is a weekly syndicated radio show hosted and produced by award-winning broadcaster Jan Hall. As the host of Folk Roots Radio, Jan focuses on bringing new folk, roots and blues music and the voices of upcoming and independent artists to the airwaves. For more information, playlists, interviews and show notes, visit https://folkrootsradio.com.


France Blues - As the French National Blues Society, France Blues is an Affiliate of the Blues Foundation in Memphis and of the European Blues Union. It promotes artists, venues, festivals and various protagonists at national and international level. Very involved in professionalization and education, France Blues is aimed at all age categories with, among others, programs such as PédagoBlues or Generation France Blues intended for teachers and young artists. The association has presented candidates for the International Blues Challenge since 2012 and the European Blues Challenge since 2011.


GMR - Operating with a commitment to support independent musicians, GMR facilitates connections between undiscovered artists and music blogs to secure critical press coverage for those in the industry who often need it most - and are many times unable to find it. We're dedicated to helping create opportunities for emerging and unrecognized talent in the music industry. Explore our range of services and how we’re helping indie artists get the coverage they deserve here


Guitar Girl Magazine - Guitar Girl Magazine is the most trusted, relevant, and inspiring female magazine in the market today, focused on encouraging, inspiring, and empowering female guitarists and bassists. On their website and in their print editions, the goal is to promote artists, provide relevant music industry news, guitar gear reviews, fun rock lifestyle finds, insider tips and advice, lessons, and special features that will engage and inspire our readers. They have assembled a great team of knowledgeable journalists across the US, of which 80% are female with a combined 50+ years of experience in the music industry. They have featured some of the best female guitarists and bass players in the world.


Jazz Monthly - JazzMonthly.com is an online publication of interviews, new releases, reviews, news and entertainment covering all genres of Jazz and Blues. Our “Features" provide an insight into the experiences, efforts and opportunities of Artists and their rise to recognition in the field of Jazz/Blues. Also featured, are industry professionals that have made major contributions in shaping and re-shaping the music world as we see it today.


MacPhail Center For Music - MacPhail Center for Music is committed to sharing their expertise in all they do — from their distinctive individual and shared musical learning experiences and outstanding faculty to their iconic building and performance halls, developing creative and inspired lifelong music learners is their passion. Develop your talent and skills with music educators that are talented, innovative, and well-trained in best practices for today’s techniques and technologies. Individual lessons are available on 35 instruments and in voice, composition, film scoring, electronic music, and the recording arts. MacPhail offers lessons online or in-person at one of our five locations.


Merch Cat - Merch Cat is a one stop solution to merch sales and inventory management. Designed for the live performing artist, the app enables users to turn their stagefront into a successful storefront. Merch Cat was designed with a sleek look and intuitive user experience that would appeal to artists. The app offers ways to organize inventory, execute payments, and get real-time analytical reports, all with musician friendly pricing. With Merch Cat, artists can spend more time on their music and less on spreadsheets.  Merch better with Merch Cat! 


MixButton - MixButton are an online mixing and mastering service who work with artists all over the world ensuring they can achieve the professional sound quality for their music they are proud of releasing. They listen and communicate with you to make sure they know your musical direction and your desired sound as an artist before beginning work on the mixing and mastering process. The initial mixing stage brings together the individual instruments of your arrangement resulting in a flawless mix. You then have the option of making any changes before moving to the mastering stage which prepares the fine details of the audio ready for your big release.  MixButton have also released their vocal chain presets, allowing you to download and import that crisp and clear vocal mix sound.


Music Books Plus - We are happy to welcome Music Books Plus as a supporter of the International Songwriting Competition. Music Books Plus provides resources for songwriters - books, software and videos and ships worldwide. Music business, songwriting, lyric writing, composition, theory, arranging, ear training, songbooks, sheet music, fake books, home recording, instrumental technique, biographies, gifts and more. New titles added daily. Free newsletter. Visit their website at www.musicbooksplus.com


Music Connection Magazine - Music Connection is a United States-based monthly music-trade magazine, which began publication in 1977. It caters to career-minded musicians, songwriters, recording artists and assorted music-industry support personnel. The magazine began by focusing on the Southern California music scene, but now has a national focus and national distribution. The publication and its website offer inside information about the music business, including specialized directories of contact information about music professionals and Free Classifieds for musicians. Music Connection also publishes reviews of unsigned and independent live performers and recording artists. A number of acclaimed artists achieved their first music-magazine-cover status from Music Connection. Those artists and groups include Guns N' Roses, Madonna, Jane's Addiction, Alanis Morissette, White Stripes and Adele.


Music Gateway - Music Gateway is a global artist services platform aimed at empowering creatives, by allowing artists to easily access everything they need to progress - all in one place. From free music distribution and music publishing services, to sync licensing, artist development and management - plus an extensive music promotion service including Spotify, TikTok, Radio, Social Media Digital Marketing, Music PR, Music Marketing and more. With a host of free tools to aid users, from royalty calculators & free mastering to pre-save tools & free web page builders - Music Gateway has everything you need to elevate your music to the next level.


MusicGorilla - MusicGorilla is a leading commercial marketplace for independent musicians and their work. We combine our passion for music, commitment to the independent movement and deep roots in the entertainment industry to help hundreds of artists get their songs heard and licensed by labels, music publishers and players in the television, film, advertising and Web/gaming industries. Unlike other licensing marketplace sites, MG doesn't take any part of your deal. Artists take advantage of unlimited free submissions for music and songwriting placement opportunities, and receive the opportunity to play live in our frequent major label showcases and get feedback on their performances.


Musician Casting - Musician Casting is a technology company offering an elite casting service for Music Professionals. They are assisting music professionals with their search for talent by offering the largest casting network database of professional musicians, artist, crew, bands, and more. Since its introduction, Musician Casting has become the standard connection and casting platform in the music industry. They are able to provide amazing opportunities to their users by partnering up with the best record labels, music directors, agents, and management companies. As a result Musician Casting has helped countless musicians and crew book tours, gigs, and other work all over the world.


MusicianFinder.com - Designed by musicians, for musicians, MusicianFinder.com was created with one goal: make it easy for musicians to find other musicians for their bands, recording projects, casual jams, and more. Create a FREE profile and our advanced search capabilities will help you find the right kinds of musicians for your project—or connect you to theirs. Producers & engineers can also create profiles, making it easy for musicians to find them, too! Brought to you by MusicPlayers.com, the premiere online magazine for serious musicians. Register today—FOR FREE—and prepare to Get Your Jam On!


NewReleaseToday - NewReleaseToday [NRT] launched in August 2002 and has become the largest Christian music and media site online, offering the most complete and up-to-date info on faith-based arts and entertainment. From album release dates to exclusive interviews to world premieres and Christian music news, NRT has become the go-to place for what's new in Christian music, and boasts more than 120,000 registered users as part of its NRTeam Community. NRT also has spawned the NRT Radio Network with five unique stations featuring dance/electronic, worship, rap/urban and more.


North Central Florida Blues Society - The North Central Florida Blues Society, Inc. is a is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose purpose is to preserve, cultivate, nurture, and promote the Blues, and to support the Blues in North Central Florida. We do so by increasing awareness of and appreciation for the Blues through Society-sanctioned educational efforts, and providing a network of association for area Blues lovers. We bring national and international touring acts to our area through our quarterly concerts and annual downtown concert.  Join us as we keep the Blues alive in the North Central Florida area! Visit: ncfblues.org.


Pause&Play - You've just recorded an album; now tell the world about it. That's where Pause & Play comes in. Since 1997, P&P has been the definitive place for music fans to find out when a new album is coming out. Also stay up on the latest reissues and music-related DVD/Blu-rays and books. Elton John says he uses Pauseandplay.com to keep track of new music, and Entertainment Weekly has included it on its list of "The 100 Greatest Web Sites" (one of only 17 music sites to be selected).  So, that album you've just recorded...get it listed at Pauseandplay.com!


Radio Airplay - Get Your Songs Played to Millions of Internet Radio Listeners! RadioAirplay.com plays your music to a very large and real audience on sites like Jango.com, and you get to decide exactly who hears it.  If your music is similar to Eminem, your songs are played to listeners of stations playing Eminem.  If you sound more like Rihanna, you can target those stations instead.  Once your music starts playing for the listeners you have targeted, Radio Airplay gives you detailed, daily reports on the things you care about: plays, likes, fans, and more.  Basically, we play your music to the people most likely to become your fans.


SAMRO - SAMRO is a leading Southern African copyright administration organisation that deals primarily with the administration of Performing Rights. Established in 1961, SAMRO represents more than 15 000 music authors, composers, and publishers in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. SAMRO works to ensure that music authors, composers, and publishers are rewarded whenever, and wherever their musical works are played and performed. SAMRO also provides South African, Lesotho and Swaziland music consumers with access to the world's musical repertoire, through its membership of CISAC, as well as reciprocal agreements with CMOs worldwide.


SmashHaus - SmashHaus bypasses middlemen in the music business and instantly connects musicians to leading media companies worldwide seeking music. On SmashHaus, you earn 100% of all income and work directly with leading media entertainment company in Hollywood, Bollywood and beyond. Companies post music licensing, work and exposure opportunities and creators can build their own client network. Our premium members also enjoy VIP Meet and Greets with leading music industry executives, talent and Trail Blazers to grow valuable relationships. SmashHaus can only support content creators at the highest quality and thus is very selective. Founded by Soundcloud Radio Talk Show Host and award winning music producers Dylan Berry. 


SOCAN - SOCAN connects more than four-million music creators worldwide and more than a quarter-million businesses and individuals in Canada. Nearly 150,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers are its direct members, and more than 130,000 organizations are Licensed To Play music across Canada. With a concerted use of progressive technology and a commitment to lead the global transformation of music rights, with wholly-owned companies Audiam and MediaNet, SOCAN is dedicated to upholding the fundamental truths that music has value and music creators and publishers deserve fair compensation for their work. For more information: www.socan.com


SONG ANGEL - When you share your music with anyone, there are three things you want to know: Did they OPEN it? LISTEN to it? LIKE it? They have over 20 notification types that tell you INSTANTLY when someone opens your email, listens to your song, likes your artwork, lyrics, video and a bunch of other things. With in-app messaging, people can contact you instantly, so if that radio station wants an interview, or a promoter wants to book you for a gig, they can do it right there! No more waiting and wondering! It’s time to change the way your music moves!


Songbay - Songbay is a unique marketplace for the sale of original Music and Lyrics. They bring Buyers and Sellers together. Every day original Songs and Lyrics are traded at Songbay-from licensing deals to entire copyright purchases. Every day users collaborate on songwriting projects arranged through Songbay. It's a great place to make contacts and network. Songwriters, Lyricists, Producers and Music Industry professionals are talking to each other at Songbay. They also offer a comprehensive Copyright registration service to all their artists. Go and say 'Hi' and Join free today at: Songbay


Songwriters Association of Canada - Songwriters Association of Canada - The Songwriters Association of Canada (S.A.C.) provides a wealth of resources, services and networking opportunities to help songwriters develop their craft and expand their impact.  Members can take advantage of "The Song Vault," a song registration service, as well as, Song Assessments by industry pros, 1-on-1 Mentoring opportunities, Regional Writers Groups, Bluebird North showcases, and webinar presentations that happen online and across the country.  In addition, the S.A.C. plays an active role in advocating for the rights of songwriters.  Make an investment towards the development of your craft and career as a songwriter, visit www.songwriters.ca - we look forward to hearing your songs!


StarNow.com - Kick-start your music career with StarNow! StarNow is the world’s leading auditions and jobs website for musicians. As a member, you can apply to auditions and jobs on the site, be scouted in our Talent Directory, and work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Check out the jobs available now at www.starnow.com and get discovered!


The Ark of Music - A platform dedicated to the promotion of independent and small label musicians, The Ark of Music has been curating and reviewing undiscovered music since 2014. Today, under the leadership of indie-folk musician Jess Chizuk, The Ark is known for its comprehensive reviews of remarkable yet largely unknown music and continues to work relentlessly to shine a spotlight on authentic musical talents. The Ark of Music invites you to join in this extraordinary journey of musical discovery at www.thearkofmusic.com.


The Blues Foundation - The Blues Foundation is THE organization that serves, represents, and fosters the global blues community. Their mission is to preserve blues heritage, celebrate blues recording and performance, expand worldwide awareness of the blues, and ensure the future of this uniquely American art form. Founded in 1980, The Blues Foundation networks close to 50,000 fans and professionals around the world with signature events such as the Blues Music Awards and International Blues Challenge, honors such as the Blues Hall of Fame and Keeping the Blues Alive Awards, and programs such as the HART Fund, Generation Blues, and Blues in the Schools. 


The Christian Beat - At TheChristianBeat.org, their mission is to point you to music that connects the human heart with Jesus in all seasons of life. They are committed to connecting you with your favorite Christian and Gospel artists like never before with unparalleled coverage of new music, an expansive video gallery, and exclusive interviews, album reviews and special event coverage


The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers - The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers is an international songwriting organization which assists its members, being new and established songwriters, composers, lyricists, producers, performers, musicians, singers, djs, poets, publishers, managers, record labels, studios, etc., to all those working in the music industry, Publishers of Songwriting and Composing Magazine since 1986.


The Indie Bible - The publishers of the Indie Bible empower independent musicians to take their career to new heights! The Ultimate Indie Bundle is your one-stop-shop for music industry success. With over 20 years of proven results, this comprehensive resource provides access to thousands of industry professionals, and the tools for getting more reviews, airplay, and gigs. Don't miss out on this opportunity to take your career to the next level.


Trends Brasil Conference - TRENDS BRASIL CONFERENCE is the meeting of the global Brazilian music business. TRENDS gathers all music industry players in Brazil, from musicians and performers to DSPs and PROs, distributers, publishers, producers, rights managements, indie and major labels, ... you name it. At TRENDS you meet the global Brazilian music business in one place and explore the many opportunities for your music or company in this continental country. Virtual conference May 2021. In person conference October 2021. www.trendsbrasilconference.com.br/home-en


World Music Conference - The World Music Conference (WMC) is organized by the British Carnatic Choir - Uniting Britain through Carnatic Music, in partnership with many organizations. These include, but are not limited to, the Consul General of India in Birmingham, West Midlands Combined Authority, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, The Nehru Centre, London, cultural wing of the Indian High Commission in the UK and Nehru Centre, London, and a host of premier partners from across the UK and abroad. The conference is in a virtual format this year. The WMC 2021 will focus on “Decoding wellness through music for children and adolescents”, a prevalent topic in the current social climate.This year, we are introducing Global Ambassadors, representing prestigious institutions, such as the United Nations and UNESCO, in line with their sustainable development goals, who the will be able to spread these important messages to a wider audience and also an endorsement from the President of the international Music Council (UNESCO's advisory body on matters of music) for the World Music Conference.


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