MIDEM AFRICA OPENED ITS DOORS ON 28 JUNE - Jun 30, 2021
FULL 4-DAY PROGRAMME REVEALED KENYA NAMED MIDEM AFRICA COUNTRY OF HONOUR EMPIRE’S SUHEL NAFAR, JOEBOY & STELLAR SHOWCASES JOIN PACKED LINE-UP LOCAL PHYSICAL EVENTS ORGANISED, SUPPORTED BY INSTITUT FRANCAIS AND ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE
● KENYA ANNOUNCED AS MIDEM AFRICA COUNTRY OF HONOUR Midem Africa, the first pan-African digital music event dedicated to the continent’s most vibrant music markets, will map the African music industries. This inaugural digital edition will feature Kenya as Country of Honour. ● FULL MIDEM AFRICA PROGRAMME REVEALED The packed 4-day itinerary includes a pan-African conference programme with unique keynotes and exclusive presentations. Following the previously announced programme headliners, Mr Eazi, Focalistic (presented by Africori), Salatiel, Shekhinah, Tresor, Bez, Nomcebo (presented by Telma), Afrikan Boy, and the Warner Music exec trio, Midem today unveils two further keynotes, delivered by EMPIRE’s Suhel Nafar and Nigerian artist, Joeboy. Ugandan DJ Kampire also joins the line-up for an exclusive artist talk with Nyege Nyege (presented by SoundCloud). - The Afro Arab Sound, Supporting Creators & Making an Impact: An Exclusive Talk with Suhel Nafar Keynote speaker: Suhel Nafar, VP, Strategy & Market Development, EMPIRE (Palestinian Territory) Suhel Nafar, VP, Strategy & Market Development, EMPIRE, says: ‘We're in a multi-genre and borderless era. Artists and fans are connected more than ever, it's not about the language, country or genre but about the songs, the artists, their story and their teams. I'm honored to be on Midem's panel to discuss the new sounds of North Africa, West Asia & the diaspora.’ - Rising Stars of Nigeria: An Exclusive Talk with Joeboy Keynote speaker: Joeboy, Artist (Nigeria) Moderator: Juan Gomez, Music Curator, African Content, Pandora Media (USA) - Behind the SCENES: EAST AFRICAN UNDERGROUND - Presented by SoundCloud Speakers: Kampire, DJ (Uganda), Derek Debru, Co-Founder, Nyege Nyege (Uganda), Leon Sherman, Director of Editorial, SoundCloud (UK) & Nick Tsirimokos, Sr Manager Artist Development & Relations, SoundCloud (Germany) ● LOCAL MIDEM AFRICA PHYSICAL EVENTS ORGANISED by Institut français and Alliance française Midem is proud to join forces with the continent's exceptional network of French Institutes and Alliances françaises, partners of the continent's cultural operators. This one-of-a-kind partnership will bring Midem Africa to more than 10 African cities across the continent, through a series of dedicated events hosted by local Instituts français and Alliance françaises. The shared goal: to encourage the coming together of music professionals from these countries, to take part in a unique "phygital" experience (digital and in-person), to access online content and to be stakeholders of the first Midem Africa. This MIDEM/IF/AF cooperation allows the organisers to offer free access to the first pan-African digital event for the music industry to all those involved in the African music sectors. It is part of a renewed outlook of the network of French Institutes and Alliances françaises across the continent, supporting cultural industries in Africa. Thomas Weill, head of the Music and Cultural Industries mission for sub-Saharan Africa at the French Embassy, says: "This new partnership between MIDEM, the world reference for professional meetings in the music industry, and the French cultural network, French Institutes and Alliances françaises, is part of the dynamic support of these operators to the stakeholders of the cultural industries in Africa." ● MIDEM AFRICA’S EXCLUSIVE BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME 4 days of career-boosting content via the Business Accelerator programme, including workshops & masterclasses, for both DIY artists & execs.
JOIN MIDEM AFRICA, THE FIRST PAN-AFRICAN MUSIC EVENT – FREE ACCESS - Jun 24, 2021
The African music industry is set to benefit from the upcoming Midem Africa digital event, which will be streamed for free via the Midem website from 28 June to 1 July, 2021.
Midem Africa, the first pan-African digital music event dedicated to the continent’s most vibrant music markets, will run across four days, mapping the African music industries. The itinerary includes a pan-African conference programme with unique keynotes and presentations alongside an exclusive business accelerator programme for DIY artists and execs.
How to set up the Online Event - Jun 16, 2021
Written by our partner Show4Me
The emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic created the apparent need to remain indoors. The world of music was no exception as a lot of artists struggled to reach their fans visually. However, from releasing video snippets to TikTok dances and online events such as Instagram live sessions as well as virtual concerts, the world has largely evolved from the need to converge in the same space, to enjoy a thrilling virtual experience. The virtual world has a wide audience. Creating an online show will not only help grow your fanbase while keeping your fans entertained, but also provide a means of making a profit as ....
Spotlight: Credits for Voting - Jun 16, 2021
You can get more credits for voting and if your music offers are voted which you can use for a free Premium membership.
A member receives 20 Credits by voting and a user receives 4 Credits for each star (e.g. 5 stars = 20 Credits) by voting his music offers.
MUSIC2DEAL MEMBERS ARE FREE ENTERTAINMENT - Apr 13, 2021
INDUSTRY BUSINESS INFORMATION Got questions on How To Grow your entertainment industry business?
Get your answers FREE. Inbox ALLEN JOHNSTON for your credentials (click on “further information” below) MUSIC SPECIALIST MORE INFO AT: https://www.onenationundergodconference.com/
MIDEM 2021 GOES FULLY DIGITAL - Apr 6, 2021
PHYSICAL EVENT TO RETURN TO CANNES IN 2022
Midem, the home of the global music community, today announces that the 2021 edition will be fully digital and free to access, with a return to Cannes in June 2022. Midem 2021 will take place fully online, on the Midem Digital platform. Open since June 2020, the platform offers its current 12,500 members year-round access to essential resources, including ongoing networking and on-demand inspirational and educational content. In the coming months and following the success of the Midem Latin American Forum, which took place online mid-March, Midem will notably host two key events: Midem Africa, the first ever pan-African digital music event, and Midem Digital Edition. Both form a fundamental part of Midem’s series of high-quality digital events around specific industry themes and needs, and are at the heart of the organisation’s commitment to continuously supporting the global music community. More about Midem Africa and the Midem Digital Edition will be in our news soon.
Did you checked our Online Guided Tours? - Mar 23, 2021
3 online guided tours gives you more information about
- the basic (of Music2Deal). You will find this tour on the start page after you logged in. - your membership. You will find this tour on the “My Account” page. - your network (on Music2Deal). You will find this tour on the page to invite your friends to Music2Deal To start the tour you just need to click on the blue button “Start Guided Tour”
Have you explored the Music2Deal App on iPhone & Android? - Mar 15, 2021
Music2Deal is also on your mobile device.
Content and structure are identical to the browser version and can be accessed anywhere, anytime. The Music2Deal App is available for Android and iOS. Here is the link to the App Store https://apps.apple.com/us/app/music2deal/id1455175170 and below the link to Google Play Enjoy your new Music2Deal App with your smartphone or tablet!
Music2Deal is now on Instagram (@music2deal_network) - Mar 2, 2021
Instagram is for Music2Deal an additional great way to promote the feature sections for the member benefits which we already do via our social media channels on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
Have a look and join us on Instagram via the link below.
Music For Nature: Listen to good music and save the environment! - Feb 17, 2021
Music2Deal would like to introduce you to a new partner: Music-for-Nature.
The Music-for-Nature vision: 500 million people listen to a song by music-for-nature.net artists every day, helping to generate over € 100million a year for environmental projects. Be there and help make this vision come true. The basic idea of Music-For-Nature (www.music-for-nature.net/en-gb) is very simple. Musicians or bands donate the proceeds from digital sales (streaming and download sales) of one or more of their songs for environmental projects for a defined period of time. The "donated" songs are compiled in playlists on all major streaming services and promoted by environmental organizations and Music-For-Nature. This creates a win-win-win situation: - The user can support environmental projects by listening to music. So he can do something good without having to make a real donation. - Musicians and bands get a broad public through the marketing activities of the environmental organizations and Music-For-Nature, which has correspondingly positive effects on the other songs and albums. Awareness and fan base are growing internationally. - Last but not least, the environment benefits. The proceeds can be used to finance projects for climate protection, against species extinction and for the preservation of ecosystems. By the way, Music-for-Nature was able to win the first top act as a supporter just two weeks ago. Culcha Candela donates all proceeds of the new Hamma! Remixes for the Music-for-Nature projects. There is really no need to wait. Start now and support the project with song donations. Just get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org and you will get all the information you need.
Choose the order of your music offers - Feb 3, 2021
The first impression is often decisive. Which song or artist should be displayed first?
You can determine the order of your music offers. Simply go to your artist, song, license or vocalist offers and choose the order by clicking on "Move-Up / Move Down" for the respective music offer.
Interview with Ikill Orion - Jan 19, 2021
“If David Bowie & Grace Jones spawned a love child” – Music Week
International acclaimed artist Ikill Orion has worked with multiple Grammy Winners including icons Jay-Z, Punk-Funk legends Fishbone & Super-Producer Nile Rodgers (Madonna, David Bowie, & Duran Duran). The ascending Orion star, Ikill has been featured on BBC Radio, (UK) Music Week, MTV & in Billboard Magazine (2x). As a global lifestyle brand (music, fashion, tv/film, tech) & tour-de-force …..
Spotlight: New Feature - Member Proposals - Jan 12, 2021
We simply want to see our members get the most so that they don´t miss business opportunities.
Therefore, we provide individual proposals to our members. For example, an artist without an artist offer or a publisher without a song offer will automatically receive reminders (via email and on their dashboard) that it would be beneficial to post an artist/song offer. We also inform members if they have enough credits for a free upgrade.
2,000+ Members on our LinkedIn Group - Jan 6, 2021
We are happy to announce that we have now more than 2,000 members on our Music2Deal LinkedIn group.
We use this group to promote Music2Deal members and their music offers and wants as well as Music2Deal news. Have a look at the group via the link below.
Happy New Year! - Dec 28, 2020
Music2Deal celebrates the New Year with you.
We hope we can play a part in making those New Year's wishes come true and help you create the connections which make those deals happen for you in 2021. A new update in March will improve Music2Deal so that you will gain even more benefits. So enjoy your time and let´s GO BIG for a successful and healthy 2021! Your Music2Deal Team
Happy Holidays, Music2Deal Members! - Dec 21, 2020
Music2Deal wishes you the very best for the holiday season.
We're happy that you're part of our quality business network and that you realize how important it is in those special times to stay informed about music offers and requests from business friends. Thank you for sharing our idea and being one of more than 10,000 music professionals actively using Music2Deal! Enjoy a peaceful holiday season and stay safe and healthy Your Music2deal Team
Did you miss Music2Deal’s video chat with Allen Johnson - THE MUSIC SPECIALIST? - Dec 14, 2020
For anyone who missed our video chat with Allen Johnston:
Allen is a well-known music industry consultant in the USA. Peter Fosso, Music2Deal US representative and founder of Global Music Project, talked with Allen about the advice he offers his clients on an international level. They also discussed changes in the music industry and the next challenges for the future. Important information for anyone in the music industry. Check out the link below
This Thursday: VIP Video Talk with Allen Johnston (U.S. Music Industry Consultant) - Dec 9, 2020
Allen - THE MUSIC SPECIALIST is a well-known music industry consultant in the USA. So, don´t miss the VIP Video Talk with him.
Allen Johnston has worked with labels including Ariola, Arista, Capital, EMI America, Fantasy, Island, K-Tel, Mercury, Sony, Stax, and Warner Bros. Records. The Video talk will be happen this Thursday, Dec 10th at 9am PST / 12 noon EST / 6 pm CET. You can join the VIP Video Talk via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83243535654
December 6th to 12th: Holiday Special with VIP music professionals - Dec 2, 2020
Getting in contact with other music business professionals is becoming more important than ever – especially since you can do it virtually. And we want to make this part of your work easier, so we’re now offering you, as a Holiday Special, an upgrade to get an additional 3 months for free (offer valid from December 6th to 12th).
Network & create new business opportunities with VIP music professionals like: • Lorenzo al Dino (Producer - Kylie Minogue, Tom Jones, Tina Turner) • Allen Johnston - Industry Consultant, USA (Capital, EMI America, Sony) • Tony Catania (Award winning producer, i.e. Scatman John) • John Toso (Publisher, Italian Ways) • Stuart Epps (Producer - Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea) So log in to Music2Deal in this period and click on our special offer (marked in red) to use this limited-time opportunity and benefit from our Premium Memberships.
Master your networking skills in the music business. - Dec 1, 2020
Catch the livestream interview with Mario Christiani, the Founder of Music2Deal, the music business network.
Don't miss this! Mario of Music2Deal was interviewed recently by Dan BG from Show4me, the all-in-one music-oriented ecosystem for musicians, music lovers and industry professionals. See the livestream interview here at https://www.instagram.com/tv/CH0eeWajS5r/
Join us for a special VIP Video (Zoom) talk with Allen Johnston (U.S. Music Industry Consultant) - Nov 23, 2020
Join us for a special VIP Video (Zoom) talk with Allen Johnston (U.S. Music Industry Consultant) on Dec 10th at 9am PST / 12 noon EST / 6 pm CET.
Allen Johnston - THE MUSIC SPECIALIST is a well-known music industry consultant in the USA, consulting new and existing entertainment businesses, helping them to increase their revenue streams and make them technically astute. With over four decades of progressive experience in all aspects of music product development, licensing, sales, promotion and distribution for national and international markets, Allen has worked with labels including Ariola, Arista, Capital, EMI America, Fantasy, Island, K-Tel, Mercury, Sony, Stax, and Warner Bros. Records. Peter Fosso, Music2Deal US representative and founder of several music companies, including Global Music Project.org, will talk with Allen about his start in the music business and the advice he offers his clients on an international level. They'll also discuss changes in the music industry and the next challenges for the future. Here is the link to join this VIP Video Talk: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83243535654
Did you miss Music2Deal's video chat with legendary producer, Stuart Epps? - Nov 16, 2020
For everybody who missed the VIP talk with Stuart Epps can watch this VIP talk.
Stuart shares his studio stories about Elton John, Jimmy Page, Robbie Williams, and more, and includes insider knowledge and insights about a special time in music history. Check out the link below
This Thursday: Video Talk with Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin…) - Nov 11, 2020
Don´t miss the VIP Video Talk with UK producer Stuart Epps, know from his work with Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea and many more stars.
The Video talk will be happen this Thursday, the 12th of November at 6 pm (CET) You can join the VIP Video Talk via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83056141019
Video talk with the famous Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea) - Nov 4, 2020
VIP Video talk with the famous UK producer Stuart Epps (Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Chris Rea) on the 12th of November at 6 pm (CET/German time)
Stuart Epps is a British record producer and audio engineer. Since 1967, he has worked with Elton John, Led Zeppelin, Oasis, Twisted Sister, Nine Lies, Bill Wyman, Kiki Dee, George Harrison, Robbie Williams, Mark Owen, Paul Weller, Cliff Richard, Bad Company, Barry White and Chris Rea. He has contributed to or has been associated with hard rock records by such bands as Twisted Sister, Wishbone Ash, Bad Company, Vandenberg, The Firm, Jagged Edge UK and Shooting Star. Richard Rogers (Music2Deal UK representative and former A&R at Warner) will talk with Stuart about his great career in the music business and about his latest updates. Stuart is an Ambassador of Music2Deal. Here is the link to join this VIP Video Talk: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83056141019
New Feature: Deactivate and Activate your Music Offers - Oct 28, 2020
With this new feature you can deactivate and activate your Music Offers.
So it´s now possible to upload more music offers with your existing membership and choose what music offers you like to have available for other Music2Deal members.