Music Biz – Playlists and Beyond

Just this past week, our very own Andrea Young hosted ‘Playlists and Beyond: Best Practices for Artists & Their Teams’ with playlisting expert Mike Warner as part of Music Business Association’s Common Ground Webinar Series. During this event, Andrea and Mike shared best practices and promotional tools for fan development, artist branding and more!

Missed it? No worries – we have you covered! Watch the full-length webinar below!

For more information, continue reading for Andrea and Mike’s full slide deck, notes, links, and contact details!


Amazon Music – sign up for Amazon Music for Artists – Amazon Music for Artists additional tools (Merch etc.) – host live streams then link Twitch account in Amazon Music for Artists – sign up for Merch by Amazon – send email to link Merch to artist profile on Amazon Music and artist Merch store on Amazon.

Anghami – sign up for Anghami for Artists – Anghami blog post

Apple Music – sign up for Apple Music for Artists – Apple Music Marketing tools (Twitter Audio Cards)

Boomplay – sign up for Boomplay for Artists

Deezer – sign up for Deezer for Creators

JioSaavn – sign up for JioSaavn ArtistOne

MusixMatch – sign up with MusixMatch to add lyrics for multiple DSP’s

Pandora – sign up for Pandora’s Artist Marketing Platform (AMP) – submit music to Pandora radio – request access to Pandora Stories (curator mode)

Qobuz – submit photo and bio for artist page

SoundCloud – monetize tracks on SoundCloud

Spotify – sign up for Spotify for Artists – scannable codes that be added to images – custom graphics for social media sharing

YouTube – YouTube analytics for artists

Andrea Young

Founder and Partner at DPG Worldwide (Digital Promotions Group) (Subscribe to DPG Worldwide’s newsletter)

Mike Warner

Author of the book Work Hard Playlist Hard

Director of Artist, Label and DSP Relations at Chartmetric (Blog, Podcast, Workshops) (most active on LinkedIn)

Music Business Association

Music Biz’s current membership consists of more than 4,000 active members hailing from 300+ global industry companies (also includes sole practitioners).

Business segments our membership represents: Artists/Songwriters, Artist Management, Brand / Ad Agency, Business Management & Finance, Consultants, Data Analytics & Metrics, DSP / Streaming, Internet Radio, Lawyers, Marketing/PR/Journalism, Producers, Publishing, Labels & Distributors, Label Services, Live & Touring, Music Publishing, Music Supervision / Sync Licensing, Physical & Online Retailer, Wholesaler, Physical Products, Nonprofits, Performing Rights Organizations, Rights Management / Metadata Solutions, and Tech / Startup

See Music Business Association Member Community page for a graphical representation of the membership: