Friday, December 30

Musician's Atlas PopScore Pick (Week 51 2016)

Top PopScore artist Natasha Sass was chosen for Week 51 as the Musician's Atlas PopScore Pick for her song, Indestructible -  Listen Here!


She received a full year's membership to Musician's Atlas, the music industry's most reliable contact database service.

But you don't have to wait until you reach the top of the PopScore charts to get VIP access to the best performance, promotion & distribution.





Wednesday, December 21

6 Steps To Making Your Band Press Friendly

"It’s not easy to grab the attention of media when you’re a band who is not on the blogger’s radar. There are, however, a few simple steps you may have overlooked. These steps can also make the difference in who will pay attention to you and who will rapidly reach for the delete button on the keyboard."

Take a look at this great article posted by our friends at Tunecore, with 6 tips that will increase your chances of your band getting covered. 

Tuesday, December 20

Musician's Atlas PopScore Pick (Week 50 2016)

Top PopScore artist Nicky Sandover was chosen for Week 50 as the Musician's Atlas PopScore Pick for her song, Wild Child -  Listen Here!

She received a full year's membership to Musician's Atlas, the music industry's most reliable contact database service.

But you don't have to wait until you reach the top of the PopScore charts to get VIP access to the best performance, promotion & distribution.




Thursday, December 15

Radio Airplay Staff Picks (Week 49 2016)



We here at Radio Airplay absolutely love music and moreover, we love sharing new music with you! Being exposed to so many awesome independent artists in our Airplay community is an amazing experience. Getting to listen and share up & coming artist's music is even better!

Fellow rockstar members of the Radio Airplay staff want to give our artists even more opportunities to be heard. Erin, Kelly, Tara, and Adam are on board so far, and will be hand picking their favorite tunes each week. We'll be featuring them here on the blog, the Radio Airplay Facebook, and our weekly Airplay newsletter.


Check out our Staff Picks of Week 49 Below!
View all past staff picks here!



Tara's Picks:

Wednesday, December 14

10 Ways To Release A Single

Global music distribution is essential. But even more important, is having a plan to promote your music and get it out to the public. What is the strategy behind the release of your single: How are you going to attract listeners and encourage downloads? How is the launch of this single going to enhance your relationship with your audience? How will this song help you get to the next level in your music career?

Check out this great article posted by our friends at DIY Musician, with awesome tips on choosing the single release strategy that is right for your song. 

http://diymusician.cdbaby.com/music-promotion/it-all-starts-with-a-song-10-strategies-for-releasing-a-single/

Tuesday, December 13

Musician's Atlas PopScore Pick (Week 49 2016)

Top PopScore artist Manuock was chosen for Week 49 as the Musician's Atlas PopScore Pick for their song, The Lion's Share -  Listen Here!

Manuock received a full year's membership to Musician's Atlas, the music industry's most reliable contact database service.

But you don't have to wait until you reach the top of the PopScore charts to get VIP access to the best performance, promotion & distribution.




Friday, December 9

2016 Holiday Contest Winners Announced!


Thank you to everyone who submitted to the 2016 Holiday Song Contest. We received so many great submissions, it was no easy feat to pick the winners!  
We have added 160 winners to this year’s Independent '16 Holiday Station on Jango. 150 Overall winners also got 100 free play credits added to their Radio Airplay account. Congrats! 

You can tune in to listen to this year's winners HERE!

The 9 Runners Up Received: 

  • 4,000 Play Credits added to Radio Airplay account ($100+ Value)
  • Exclusive promotion in our weekly newsletter and social media outlets
  • Playlist spots in the popular Holiday stations on Jango Radio
  • Rotation in the Independent Holiday 2016 station on Jango Radio
  • One Ultimate Indie Bundle from our friends at IndieBible.com

  • Our Grand Prize Winner Received: 
    • 10,000 Play Credits ($200+ Value)
    • Exclusive Grand Prize feature in our weekly newsletter and social media outlets
    • Top playlist spots in the most popular Holiday stations on Jango Radio
    • Top playlist spots in the Jango Radio's Ear Poppin' New Music station
    • Exclusive top rotation in the Independent Holiday 2016 station on Jango Radio
    • One Ultimate Indie Bundle from our friends at IndieBible.com
    • Guaranteed Music Review package courtesy of ArtistPr.com (up to $800 value)
    • 50 Local FM Radio submissions + 50 college radio submissions courtesy of MusicSUBMIT.com ($100 value)

    We had a blast listening to all your submissions. Now check to see who made the cut! 


    GRAND PRIZE WINNER




    RUNNERS UP 
    Joe Gransden - Silver Bells
    Livin Out Loud - Joy of the Season
    Thisbe Vos - Jingle Bells


    OVERALL WINNERS

    Jake Clayton - Snow Is On the Ground
    Da' Zoo - Pasame el Romo
    E. Frank Murphy - Christmas In Kandahar
    J.R.Leonard - December Day
    Kathy Fowler - Through a Child's Eyes
    T. Rose - Must Be Christmas
    Vel Omarr - Soulful Christmas
    A Stranger and a Friend - Auld Lang Syne
    Adele Morgan - It's That Time of Year
    Alan Curtis - You Put The Kiss In Christmas
    Alex "muddy" Smith - Santa's Still #1
    Alison Joy Williams - It's Christmas Time Again
    Amiee Vlassis - The Sounds of Christmas
    April Hendrix/Celine Johnson - CHRISTMAS ALL OVER AGAIN
    Batson Haines - Santa's Having a Tailgate
    Bigger than a Breadbox - I Hate XXma$
    Bird Mancini - Christmas Is Happy (For Fortunate People)
    Bishon - Christmas in LA
    BLACKICE - I’ll Be Home for the Holidays
    Bone Poets Orchestra - Christmas Down South
    Brian Summerville - Cold Nights
    Bub Zulu - Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me
    Candace Bellamy - Santa Baby
    Carmel Alexus - Silver Bells
    Carroll Matthews - Its Christmas
    Christmas at the Devil's House - March (Nutcracker)
    clayton hooker - home for the Holiday
    Clinark - Yes Its Christmas
    Cold Beer & Broads - Get My Home By Christmas Eve
    Cris Barber - What Child Is This
    Crofts Family - Merry Christmas, Marry Me
    Crofts Family - The First Noel
    Crooner Larry Costa - Six Cups of Eggnog
    Dawn Maracle - I Remember Christmas (and the bright red bulb)
    Dion Lee - Silent Night 
    Dionne Hickey - WONT YOU BE MINE FOR CHRISTMAS
    Doug Hamer - It's Christmas Eve
    Elishema - Its A Holiday
    ELSEE - Every December
    FRANK & FRIENDS - SNOWFLAKES & CANDY CANES
    Friend Ben - Long Hard Year
    Gat by AGATHE - My Everything
    George Criston Widule - Savin' Christmas Day (Master)
    GIORGI+LEO - I’ll Do Christmas With You
    Glen Foster Group - The Spirit Of Christmas
    Green Sparkle Frog - Here Comes Christmas
    Greg Hoy & The Boys - Fa La La La La
    Guru Annie's Revival The Christmas Song - Raveonettes
    Heather Harvin - One Last Gift
    Howlin' Bill - Rudolph
    Ian McGregor Smith - Jingle Bells
    J.R. Lewis Holiday - A Christmas to Remember
    Jackie Evancho - Someday at Christmas
    Jacob Steed - A Manger Scene
    JAMI - Orison the Polar Bear
    Jayme Kelly Curtis - A Country Christmas Tune
    Jeff Stottlar - Honky Tonk Christmas
    Jessica's Theme Band - My Faith In You
    John Marshall - Christmas In My Hometown
    John Wilson - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
    Jordan Layne - Let It Snow/Santa Baby
    Jubilant Bridge - A Bell A Bird A Star
    Judy K - X-mas song (longing for new year)
    JunSix - You Love Christmas
    Kalon Rae - Icarus' Lullaby
    Karling Abbeygate - Slient Night
    Kelli Smith - Christmas Memories
    Kelsey Lewis - Christmas Beside You
    Kelsi Mayne - Santa's Job
    Kerry Wallace - Christmas for Cowboys
    Kevin Virnelson - O Holy Night
    Kristin Chambers - It's Not Christmas (Without You Here)
    Lance Wing - Your Song For Christmas
    Leah Finkelstein - It Must Be Chanukah
    Lee Branden and the Black Harness - Every Christmas
    LoveCollide - Deck the Halls (Fa La La Christmas)
    LoveCollide - A Christmas Medley God Rest Ye Three Kings
    LUHO PROJECT - In memory of peace
    Lynne Taylor Donovan - Dear Santa
    Maggie Rains - Christmas Blues
    Mandy Woods - That Christmas Magic
    Manny Mendelson - Merry Christmas
    Marissa Lauren - All I Wish
    Marty Breeze - I Believe
    Maureen Brennan - Carol of The Bells
    Melanie Amaro - Christmas Medley
    Melodika Bobbiterzimusic - Christmas Gift
    MeZZo - Children of Hope (Lift Us Up Mix)
    Moore & Moore - Green, Red, White & Blue
    Moore & Moore - Hangin' Round the Mistletoe (with Charlie McCoy)
    Nancy Erickson - New Year's Eve
    Naomy Caballero - Va a nevar
    Nelsen Adelard - Santa's Comin' to Town
    North Pole Toy Union - The Christmas Eve Song
    Olivia Bishop - Mistletoe (Kiss Me Dear)
    Orchestra Fuego - Esta Navidad
    Paul Blissett - Winter Wonderland
    Paul Venable - Groovy Old Saint Nick
    Paul Venable - Peace on Earth
    Piet Louter - If We Could See
    Rain City Sirens - Midwinter
    rev spig davis - It's Just Not Christmas
    Rhad Davis - Here With Me
    Richard A. Hall - Gotta Christmas
    Robert Boog - Not Yet Christmas
    Robert Kramer - Have A Merry Merry Merry Merry Christmas
    Rocco Ventrella - Merry Christmas To You
    Rolando Sanchez - Feliz Navidad
    Ron Roy / Moodtapes - You'll Never Ever Be Alone At Christmas
    Ross Douglas - Santa Samba
    Sage - White Christmas
    Sage Hill - Yeah, It's Christmas
    Samara Leilani - Angels We Have Heard On High
    Scott & Christine Lovett - Oh Holy Night 
    Scottland featuring Scott Evans - Credit Card Christmans
    Shania Huffman - Yours All Along
    Shannon Callahan & The Blackbird - All I Want For Christmas
    Steve Axelrod & The Alpha Express - You Don't Know Jack
    Steve Axelrod & The Alpha Express - Don't Mess With Santa
    Steve Ivory - Romantic Holiday
    Steve Purcell - Long Time Coming
    Steven Hardy - I’m Still Waiting for Christmas
    Tavo Vega & The Flat Black Thrillers - White Nights n' Blue Lights
    Team Definition - Christmas Medley
    TEAM T&J - Shoot Like A Star
    the blame - Christmas Eve
    The Delivery Boys - You're All I Want For Christmas
    The Ebonys - Christmas Is In The Air
    The Explorers ft. Serena Spells - Shining Light (The Christmas Tree Song)
    The Faretheewells - December 25
    The Langer's Ball - A Christmas Lullaby
    The Oldzkool Band - The Only Thing That Should Be Frozen
    The Phoenix Singers,Leek - A Christmas Carol
    The Puppets - UK - Logon To Santa
    The Sparks Sisters - Santa's Comin' to Town
    The Thor Macqueen - This Christmas (Will Take All The Bad Away)
    The Universs - Happy New Year
    The Useless Eaters USA - Old Time Christmas
    The Vara-tones - What Child Is This
    Thisbe Vos - It's Beginning To Snow
    Thisbe Vos - It Must Be Christmas Time
    Thisbe Vos - Christmas Is Everywhere
    Thisbe Vos - When Moonlight Has Hit The Town
    THL - For The Holidays
    Ticklish Allsorts - Very Merry Aussie Christmas
    tim madigan - The Sounds of Christmas
    Valaura Arnold - O Come all Ye Faithful
    XOVA - Christmas is Here
    Younes - Merry xxx-mas
    Zachary Russell - The First Noel




    Radio Airplay Staff Picks (Week 48 2016)



    We here at Radio Airplay absolutely love music and moreover, we love sharing new music with you! Being exposed to so many awesome independent artists in our Airplay community is an amazing experience. Getting to listen and share up & coming artist's music is even better!
    Fellow rockstar members of the Radio Airplay staff want to give our artists even more opportunities to be heard. Erin, Kelly, Tara, and Adam are on board so far, and will be hand picking their favorite tunes each week. We'll be featuring them here on the blog, the Radio Airplay Facebook, and our weekly Airplay newsletter.


    Check out our Staff Picks of Week 48 Below!
    View all past staff picks here!

    Erin's Picks: 

    Siana King - Girls Rule 



    Tara's Picks: