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[…]

How To Pitch and Place Music On Playlists

Back in February of this year, DPG’s Founder and Partner, Andrea Young, joined Sydney and Sam Overholtzer for episode 38 of The Set Up podcast. The Set Up is known for its coverage of topics ranging from all over the music industry (and beyond) and for its intention of highlighting the experiences of experts and[…]

Digital Marketing and Independent Playlisting

Although it is commonly known that the digital marketing world has grown steadily over the years, it is estimated that by the end of 2021, we will have seen a 17% spike in digital ad spending (Source: eMarketer). With such growth, comes more businesses looking to sell their products and in our industry, musicians looking[…]

spotify editorial playlists

What Is a Spotify Editorial Playlist and How Do I Get On One?

There’s a lot to know in the playlisting world, and there’s also a lot of information out there today to sift through. We’re here today focusing on what a Spotify Editorial Playlist is, how you can set yourself up to potentially be noticed by the Spotify editorial teams so you can possibly find your music on one, and why landing a placement on one is pretty sweet. More info on other types of playlists and other platforms in upcoming posts!

#getyourmusicheard

“Every single day in recent years, another 325,000 people got their first access to electricity. Each day, more than 200,000 got piped water for the first time. And some 650,000 went online for the first time, every single day.”   Nicholas Kristof/The New York Times How will they discover your music online? #musicdiscovery #playlistingasarevolution #getyourmusicheard

Playlisting Success Stories

Levi Hummon – Rising pop country artist from Nashville, TN Since Levi signed on for our Playlisting services, our team has secured many successes for him in the digital streaming space: • Placement on many playlists with 100,000+ followers – New Boots, Ladies Love Country Boys, Afternoon Teen Hangout, Weekly Top Country Hits • 3[…]

Best Practices for Promoting Your Music to Playlisters

Our co-founder and Chief Playlisting Officer Andrea Young recently gave a talk at the Songcamp2018 online summit on ‘Monetizing Your Music.  She talked about the best practices for promoting your music to playlisters.  Video and transcript available below.   [gview file=”https://www.dpgworldwide.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Transcript-Best-Practices-for-Promoting-Your-Music-to-Playlisters-Songcamp2018.pdf”]