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Monetize Your Songs On SoundCloud

You may have heard about the recent agreement between Merlin and SoundCloud, allowing a set of independent labels and music companies to monetize SoundCloud accounts on behalf of their artists As a Merlin partner, we at JTV Digital can now help monetize your songs on SoundCloud as part of the ‘Premier Partners‘ programme. Here is the […]

Promote Your Songs On Music Crowns

Exclusive Promotion Opportunity with Music Crowns and JTV Digital We have partnered with Music Crowns to offer our clients an exclusive promotion slot on this network. What Is Music Crowns? Music Crowns is a global online magazine, promotions and opportunities hub for unsigned and independent artists. Their social promotions focus on providing a platform for […]

Promote Your Songs On Instagram With SOUNDS App

Artists can now easily promote their songs on Instagram using SOUNDS App According to recent studies, Instagram is the fastest growing social network, with more than 300 million active users. In terms of demographics, most Instagram users are aged between 16 and 34, which is the exact audience usually showing interest for…MUSIC! As an artist or label, how […]

License Your Cover Songs For Distribution With Loudr and JTV Digital

Easily License Your Cover Songs With Loudr and JTV Digital JTV Digital has partnered with Loudr for offering cover songs licensing for distribution. Loudr is a US-based music company which recently launched a super-easy cover song licensing process (independent from their existing digital distribution service). This new partnership will enable our users to acquire a mechanical license (required to legally release […]

Get your Music played

Get your Music played with Feature.fm and JTV Digital You make music for it to be heard. Feature.fm was built because you should have the chance to get your music heard by the right audience to be able to find your fans. With Feature.fm, you can make sure your songs are played directly where they […]

SEAWAVES Join JTV Digital For Distribution & Licensing

SEAWAVES Join JTV Digital For Distribution & Licensing JTV Digital is delighted to welcome the band SEAWAVES for a global digital distribution and licensing partnership. SEAWAVES’ songs are being made available to VEVO and all digital music platforms such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and more. JTV Digital will also be representing their repertoire Worldwide, with […]

Wiyaala to record with Ahmed Soultan in Morocco

Wiyaala to record with Ahmed Soultan in Morocco Wiyaala is flying to Morocco for a collaboration with Afrobian superstar Ahmed Soultan. They met at the “All Africa Music Awards” (Afrima) in Lagos last December where Wiyaala won awards for “The Most Promising Artiste In Africa” and “The Revelation of The African Continent”. The collaboration will be featured […]

Create Your Social Media Headers In Seconds

Don’t waste time creating your social media headers, it can be done in seconds. See below. Having nice and professional-looking social media headers is important. Very important. This is one of the key element of your overall online branding strategy. But creating and updating these is not only tedious but boring. Very boring. First you […]

Engage Your Fans With Musixmatch

Musixmatch is the most popular lyrics destination on mobile and connected devices Lyrics is one of the top searched terms on Google, with billions of people every month trying to find the words to their music. The app integrates seamlessly with Spotify, your mobile phone, your connected TV, and interestingly with YouTube as long as you are using […]

Efya performs “One Of Your Own” for BBC Radio 1Xtra

We are delighted to announce that Efya has been featured on BBC Radio 1Xtra Efya performed her hit song “One Of Your Own” exclusively for BBC Radio 1Xtra. This special session was recorded at Vivivi Studio in Accra, Ghana as part of the Destination Africa season 2015 Efya’s songs “One Of Your Own” and “Little Things” enter […]

How To Create Artwork Videos

Artwork videos (also called “still images” videos) are a great way to showcase your songs on video services Even if you don’t have a proper music video, there is an easy way to showcase (and monetize) your songs on YouTube or other video services: create artwork videos and upload these to your channel. What is an […]

How Artists Can Benefit From Streaming

It is definitely a hot topic surrounded by great controversy…Here is how artists can benefit from streaming. This post echoes other similar articles published by Vox, Daniel Sander and SNEP, where some positive aspects of the streaming have been outlined. Let’s try to summarize why artists should have their music on streaming services. 1. (Most) people don’t […]

Vicky Edimo releases new album titled “Siseya”

Bass genius Vicky Edimo releases new album “Siseya” is the new album from Vicky Edimo, famous bass player originated from Cameroon who played with Bob Marley, Johnny Hallyday, Claude François, Michel Sardou, Compagnie Créole, Ottawan, Gibson Brothers and many many more… Vicky Edimo is back on March 9th 2015 with this new record made of World […]

How to Run a (Successful) Club Night

Throwing together a night without the proper research, passion, hard work, and some luck will only ever result in you pulling your hair out and emptying your pockets. But combine all the necessary ingredients, and there is no end to where your party can go. There is something you have to ask yourself before getting […]

Global Music Release Day Set To Friday

Music industry’s representatives (almost) unanimously set a global release day on Fridays After months of discussions, the music industry representatives have decided to make Friday the global music release day worldwide for new album releases. Decision was based on surveys lead by IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) showing that most music consumers preferred Fridays […]

How To Write Better Tweets

Blog post inspired from advices provided by Twitter teams If you’re serious about your promotion and online presence, you are certainly using twitter. Here are a few tips to write “better” tweets A tweet is like a conversation Write your tweets like if you were chatting with friends, use simple words and be authentic. Find […]

How To Monetize Your Songs On YouTube

YouTube Content ID now available JTV Digital has just finalized the implementation of Content ID in the distribution platform. As of today, you can monetize your songs across YouTube by using the JTV Digital platform, easily and for a very small fee per track, while receiving 90% of any revenue collected from ad placements. This makes our process the […]

Charlotte Dipanda releases new album “Massa”

“Massa”, an album out of time without borders Charlotte Dipanda, Afropop singer from Cameroon, releases her long-awaited third album titled “Massa”, where she sings about her country and personal life events. The album was produced by Guy Nsangue and released on February 5, 2015 worldwide in digital format via JTV Digital (www.jtvdigital.com) A physical release (CD) is […]

Efya releases new music video for hit single “Forgetting Me”

“Forgetting Me” is the new single from Efya‘s upcoming album “Love Genesis”. A music video has just been released, check it out now on YouTube and VEVO Download “Forgetting Me” on: iTunes: http://geni.us/r81 Amazon: http://geni.us/2kFK GooglePlay: http://po.st/QtVn25 © 2014 One Nation Entertainment (http://www.onenationent.com) Digital distribution: JTV Digital (http://www.jtvdigital.com) Follow Efya: http://www.efyasworld.com/ https://twitter.com/EFYA_Nokturnal https://www.facebook.com/EfyaOfficial

How To Market Your Music In 7 Steps

How To Market Your Music In 7 Steps Ever wondered why some super talented musicians don’t get the fanbase and recognition they ‘deserve’, while other not as talented musicians get a lot more exposure and seen in all the right places? Well while there could be a number of different reasons for this, one of […]

2014: A Year Of New Music For JTV Digital artists

As we step in 2015, it’s time to look back at our key releases and actions from 2014. Here is an overview of this year’s achievements: Our artists have reached new markets and stores with the addition of YouTube Music Key, WDA, KDigital Media or VEVO, to name a few. Setup of additional partnerships for offering new services, such as […]

Get 10% Off Cover Art Factory

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with www.coverartfactory.com Affordable artwork design with Cover Art Factory Cover Art Factory offers affordable, high quality, digital cover art design. Select a design, upload a photo, enter your info and within 48 hours Cover Art Factory will deliver your new artwork for your album, single, compilation or […]

JTV Digital interview for WeSpin

JTV Digital Founder Talks About Music Distribution Trends JTV Digital founder just did an interview for the WeSpin podcast from our friend Andrew Apanov. Some of the topics covered in the conversation: Jeremie’s background in startups and Universal Music. Recently added stores and aggregators. Talks about Youtube’s Music Key and Spotify. How much you can […]

Charlotte Dipanda releases new single “Elle n’a pas vu”

“Elle n’a pas vu” is the new single from Charlotte Dipanda The single announces her upcoming album to be released in February 2015. The song is dedicated to “all mothers who passed away too early” (“A toutes les mamans parties trop tôt”). The video, now available on VEVO and Trace TV, features beautiful landscapes and […]

“The Young Lioness of Africa” Releases Debut Album

Wiyaala, the young lioness, leads the pride towards peace and unity with her new self-titled album, out worldwide on November 24th Following success with her singles “Make Me Dance”, “Rock My Body”, “Africa”, and the World Cup anthem “Go Go Black Stars..Goal!”, Wiyaala announces her self-titled album. The new LP, “Wiyaala”, is distributed on the […]

“I Wanna Surf” Original Soundtrack Now Released

Surfing is not really the first thing you would associate this small landlocked country in the middle of Europe with, but yet there’s quite a bit of it going on in Switzerland. With no sea to surf, the Swiss surfers are forced to take every opportunity they get – be it on standing river waves, behind souped-up […]

Efya Gives Life To “Life” Single With New Music Video

Multiple award-winning Afro Neo-Soul singer, Efya, announced she is ready to release the long awaited video to her first single off her anticipated debut “Love Genesis” album Her new single “Life” is a mellow song chronicling her trials and rise to her present status as a music icon in the making. The video was shot […]

JTV Digital presents “Emmanuelle”, new single from Lomostatic feat. Olivier Depardon

 “Emmanuelle” is the new single from Lomostatic, featuring Olivier Depardon Lomostatic teamed up again with Olivier Depardon to release “Emmanuelle”, a new single that was described as both “hot and cold”… “Emmanuelle” was written by Emmanuelle Damour. Music by Lomostatic The ladies appearing in the video are Savéria Costa, Béatrice Morel Journel and Emilie Gast. Watch the […]

Best URL Shorteners For Sharing Music

In this post we have listed the best URL shorteners for sharing your music When it comes to music promotion, using URL shorteners is key for sharing links to your music (purchase or streaming links). There are many solutions for achieving this but some work better for music links since it will work across countries, devices, […]

Halasan Bazar & Tara King th. release ‘8’ LP

February 2014 in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a sleepy mountain village in the Auvergne, and Tara King Th (FR) and Halasan Bazar (DK/NO/UK) meet for the first time, a musical blind date arranged by Steve Rosborough, boss of both bands’ Californian label Moon Glyph. Armed with an embryonic songbook of ideas exchanged over the internet, the newly formed sextet set […]

Why you need to monitor your radio spins

If your songs are getting played on radio, you need to monitor your spins. Here is why: So you’ve worked hard on writing, recording, mastering, releasing and promoting your song. You may even have used a (sometimes expensive) radio plugger for getting a chance to get your song played on terrestrial and/or online radio. But […]

An Inspiring young talent: Ali Brustofski

Music the first love of Ali Brustofski and has helped her to access the huge success in very little time. The fame has knocked at the door of the young beauty Alisson. The 21 years singer and songwriter Ali became famous in 2003 and has achieved many awards for her melodious voice and song writing. She […]

Get Feedback On Your Music With AudioKite

Have you ever wondered what people were really thinking about your music? You wrote a great song, your friends and family like it, sure you got a hit here, right?… Before releasing it on digital stores or on CD, before spending thousands of dollars/euro in marketing and promotion, wouldn’t it be safer to get honest, unbiased, […]

WIYAALA DROPS AFRICA PEACE SONG AND VIDEO

Noella Wiyaala, the four times nominated Ghanaian artist in the 2014 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), drops today “Africa”, a song and video for Peace and Unity throughout the continent. Released on the Djimba World Records label, Wiyaala hopes the song will help Africans understand better the contradictions that exist within the continent; “We have […]

Bee Tricks releasing “Kiss Me Now” feat. Brisa Roché

Indie rock band Bee Tricks releasing new single “Kiss Me Now” with american singer-songwriter Brisa Roché. The band performed at L’International in Paris on Sept 22:     Get “Kiss Me Now” on iTunes: http://geni.us/3Nst © 2014 JTV Digital / Petrol Chips Listen on Soundcloud: Follow Bee Tricks: https://www.facebook.com/BeeTricks https://twitter.com/Bee_Tricks http://www.youtube.com/user/BeeeeTricksss http://about.me/beetricks About Brisa Roché: […]

Get first Bee Tricks EP for free on Noistrade

JTV Digital band BEE TRICKS was chosen by Noisetrade to be featured on their homepage. This is a great achievement for the band who are currently preparing the release of their second EP, along with a release party show in Paris at l’International on September 22nd. Download their first EP now for free on Noisetrade:   […]

We Spin: Artist Career Advancement Platform

JTV Digital has been partner with music marketing agency Dotted Music for many years now. The company has recently launched We Spin, which is a music marketing education platform and community. We Spin will help your career by teaching you how to increase your demand and sales, and building yourself a loyal fan-base The platform […]

Infographic: Lifecycle of an Online Music Release

Infographic re-posted courtesy of the GeoRiot blog There is a lot of hard work that goes into the “drop” of a new album. It is an exciting time for everyone involved in the process, from the record label, to the artist, to the fans. The team at GeoRiot looked through half a million clicks on links to […]

Will LANDR change the game in audio mastering?

The short answer to this would be “maybe”. Mastering is, and has always been, a key step (probably the most important one actually) in the music production chain. What is mastering? According to Wikipedia, mastering is “the process of preparing and transferring recorded audio from a source containing the final mix to a data storage […]

Music2Deal: The Community for the Music Industry

If you are looking for an ultimate networking resource for the music industry, Music2Deal has a wide variety of options to promote your brand and business to the right audience. With 10,000+ music professionals around the world, Music2Deal continues to expand consistently and has 25 country partners including USA, UK, Australia, Malaysia, Canada, Hong Kong, South Africa, etc. The Music2Deal blog – http://music2dealblog.com/ provides interesting stories […]