Here is a list of all singer resources available to assist you on your journey.
MUSIC BUSINESS INFORMATION AND ORGANISATIONS
Every unsigned aspiring artist should check out Ari’s website. Los Angeles based Ari Herstand’s blog is one of the most informative and credible resources in the world for helping singers break into the music business. It covers every aspect of becoming a professional artist and answers every question on how to earn money from your music.
Ascap have a list of credible songwriting competitions.
Song splits decide the percentage of royalties paid to songwriters from each song. Songsplits.com is a free cloudbased platform for creating secure digital collaboration songwriting split agreements.
ARTIST MANAGEMENT AND PUBLISHERS
PERFORMANCE RIGHTS ORGANISATIONS
Performance Rights Organisations (PRO’s) collect, license and distribute performance royalties for songwriters. This includes music broadcast on the radio (terrestrial or satellite), TV, movies or commercials. As well as music performed or streamed live in any public venue or streamed through digital services like Spotify.
US PERFORMANCE ORGANISATIONS
ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers),
BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.)
SoundExchange collect digital performance royalties.
UK PERFORMANCE RIGHTS ORGANISATIONS
The PRS is the main PRO for collecting and administering performance and mechanical rights in the UK.
PPL is the organisation responsible for providing licences to businesses and organisations for performing or playing music in the UK.
SONG SUBMISSION RESOURCES
HOW TO SUBMIT SONGS TO MUSIC BLOGS
MUSIC CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS