The ultimate guide for breaking into the music industry. You’ve heard the songs, you went to the gigs, you bought the t-shirts and you read the biographies, but now it’s your turn, right? The music industry is seen by many as a direct path to the ultimate party lifestyle of the rich and famous. But there is more to being a successful recording artist than just standing up in front of a crowd and singing, or spending your cash in the glamorous nightspots of London, New York and LA. As an industry that employs thousands of people in producing, marketing, publishing, and promoting musicians, there’s a lot of hard work that goes into making recording artists a success. Take a look inside the world of the music business, see how it works and plot YOUR PATH TO FAME! Break down the barriers by knowing how the business works. Knowledge is power and ‘Jump into Fame’ will help you prepare. In each of these titles you will find advice on the key aspects of the music industry from an artist’s perspective, including song writing, rehearsing and choreography to copyright, royalties and merchandising. This eBook covers a series of topics you will need to understand and address within the music industry. Save yourself a lot of time by preparing professionally and with a clear understanding of what’s involved. Learn what to expect from others and also, importantly, what the music industry expects from you. Beyond the traditional image of sex, drugs and rock n’ roll there is a whole industry generating tens of billions of dollars worldwide, so what does it take to become a part of it? Read advice from professional musicians and choreographers, and get to grips with the basics of the business side of the music industry. Learn about the mysterious rules of music copyright and find out where exactly your riches will come flooding in from with our section on royalties. Get yourself noticed by making your own music video, and protect your assets by retaining ownership of your material, seeking advice from the Musician’s Union on the way. Learn how to put together the professional support team you will need. Many of the decisions you make now will be crucial to your chances of success in the future. With so many pitfalls you need to be aware of how the industry works, what to look out for and how to make yourself stand out from the crowd. If you’re serious about making a career from your talent, then jump in and take the first step on the road to fame!
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