MI2N
Music Industry News Network
TUESDAY, JUNE 28TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Music Events (more headlines) 05-13-2014

UNSIGNED ONLY MUSIC COMPETITION LAUNCHES “SCREEN SHOT”

Bookmark and Share
Email: jmorgan@unsignedonly.com
Website: http://www.unsignedonly.com/
May 12, 2014, Nashville, TN - - Unsigned Only Music Competition announced today the launch of a special promotion, “Screen Shot,” geared toward the placement of music in film, TV, advertising, and video games. “Screen Shot,” sponsored by Radio Airplay, offers the opportunity for artists to have their music heard by some of the top music execs who are looking to place music in various projects. Artists can submit their original songs from May 12-23, 2014 on the Unsigned Only website at www.unsignedonly.com.

A select group of finalists will be chosen, and their songs will be made available to almost 1,000 industry contacts who are looking for music for upcoming projects. Additionally, one overall winner will be selected and awarded $1,000 courtesy of Radio Airplay, plus 4,000 Radio Airplay credits, promotion on Radio Airplay's social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook, and an artist spotlight feature in their blog and newsletter reaching over 200K members. All songs entered into "Screen Shot" will also be entered in Unsigned Only 2014, and all entrants will receive 100 free spins on Radio Airplay for each entry. The winner of “Screen Shot” will be announced in August, 2014.

Most importantly, the overall winner will get the opportunity to directly network with a group of execs who specialize in music placement. They include: Alec Sharpe (Shine America); Ani Johnson (Monomyth Media);Chip Miller (Desert C.A.M. Studios, Inc., Winmill Films LLC); Cindy Badell-Slaughter
(Heavy Hitters Music Group); David Weiss
(The SongHunters); Evan Stein
(Experience Music Group); Jamie Sparks
(Kicksta Music Group); Jennifer Taunton (Level Two Music); Jessica Cole
(Lyric House); Karyn Rachtman (Mind Your Music); Linnette Harrigan
(Linnette Harrigan Media); Michelle Bayer
(Shelly Bay Music); Michelle Silverman (Modern Planet); Pat Weaver (Discovery Network); Rebecca Rienks (E! Entertainment | NBCUniversal); Richard Kirstein
(Resilient Music); James Michael Kempter II
(JMKconnections); Velma Barkwell (East End Music); and more to be announced.

Unsigned Only’s directors, Jim Morgan and Candace Avery, state, “Music placement in film, TV, ads, and video
games can be a significant revenue source for musicians. Not only can it be a huge boost for an unsigned artist's
career in terms of increasing exposure to a mainstream audience, but it can also increase revenue through upfront
money, license fees, and performance royaltes. We want to create opportunities in this field for unsigned artists, and this is this is why we have created "Screen Shot.” We are very excited to introduce this new component of Unsigned Only."

Unsigned Only 2014 is an international music competition designed for solo artists and bands who are unsigned
to a major label record company or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or imprints. Unsigned Only is looking for
outstanding, talented artists: a band, singer, or solo artist...a newcomer or veteran...raw or polished - the gem that
needs to be discovered. The Grand Prize winner in Unsigned Only receives $10,000 cash,merchandise prizes, and
the opportunity to directly network with and be mentored by some of the music industry’s top label executives.

Judges include: John Oates (Hall & Oates); 3 Doors Down; Neon Trees; David Crowder; Rosanne Cash;
Craig Morgan; Delbert McClinton; Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC); Of Monsters and Men; 3 Doors Down; Black
Francis (Pixies); Aaron Shust; G. Love; Jason Gray; Dustin Lynch; The Mountain Goats; Alt-J; Mike Posner; Rapsody;Anthony DeCurtis (Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone); Josh Jackson (Co-Founder and Editor-In-Chief,
Paste Magazine); Chris Richards (Pop Music Critic, The Washington Post); Lucy Jones (Deputy Editor, NME); and
Michael Hann
(Music Editor, The Guardian).


Mentors include:
Monte Lipman (Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Republic Records); Jeff
Castelaz (President, Elektra Records); Seymour Stein (Chairman, SIRE Records and VP of Warner Bros Records);
Pete Ganbarg (Executive VP/Head of A&R, Atlantic Records); Mike Elizondo (Sr. VP of A&R, Warner Bros.
Records); Tony Kiewel (VP of A&R Sub Pop Records, Hardly Art, Sub Pop Publishing); Allison B. Jones (VP of
A&R, Big Machine Label Group); Josh Bailey (Sr. VP of A&R, Word Label Group); Kim Stephens (President,
Forward Entertainment and A&R/Capitol Music Group); Lenny Santiago (VP of A&R, Roc Nation); Dino Paredes
(Sr. VP of A&R/GM, American Recordings); and Evan Peters (Director of A&R, Virgin Records).

Unsigned Only is sponsored by: Guitar Center, Casio, Sony Creative Software, Ultimate Ears, Disc Makers,
D'Addario, The Intellitouch Tuner, Topspin Media, Mrs. Fields Cookies, The Music Business Registry, and
Celebrity Accesss.

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

The PondHawks Might Be The Next Breakout Band With Their New Album That Is Gaining Worldwide Radio Attention

Zaena Morisho Releases Smash Singles 'BS' & 'What Do U Want' In Anticipation Of The Highly Anticipated EP 'Zaena Now' To Be Release Worldwide July 29

Iconic Platinum-Selling Vocalist Anita Ward Returns To Celebrate Pride 2016 With Empowering Dance Anthem "Another Bad Mistake"

Double Impact DJ Chills The Summer With Their Hit Single "Looking For A Kiss"

Alicia G Hot New Video "Ca$h & Nap" Released Worldwide June 9, 2016

Alicia G Hot New Single Ca$h & Nap Released WorldWide June 9, 2016 Through LRT Music Group

Acclaimed Songwriter Andreas Carlsson Becomes Advisor And Investor In Online Music Recording Studio Soundtrap



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» MEPs Call For A Level Playing Field On Copyright For Online Platforms
» Eleven Engineering, Inc. Updates & Re-Launches SKAA.com
» Alisa Apps Files Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group And John Newman
» The Infinite MC Releases New Video 'Never Hurt Me Soul'
» Pandora Delivers Transparency For Music Makers With Music Reports Agreement
» Matt Young Named EVP, Warner Music Artist Services
» Successful Seed Round For Soundcharts, The Essential Monitoring Platform For Music Professionals
» DPA Microphones, Lectrosonics, Sound Devices, And K-Tek To Host The Sound Summit Toronto
» Jefferson Thomas Releases Election-Themed Single, "Next One"
» Jon Mullane Joins The Campaign To Change Direction


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Morbid Goats Farewell Tour And Digital Album Release
» Alisa Apps Files Lawsuit Against Universal Music Group And John Newman
» MusicDish*China Music Releases, Charts, MV Premiere And Radio Feature
» Andreas Carlsson Becomes Advisor And Investor In Soundtrap
» Adva Mobile Fan Engagement Score (ES)
» MusicDish*China Presents Ji, Yui And Nagi Trio For A Night At The Museums
» South Korea's YG Entertainment Attracts Chinese Investment
» Cpop Goes Global With KKBOX And Twitter
» Syndney Singer Rainbow Chan Guest DJ On China's Kanjian FM
» Brownswood Launches Second "Future Bubblers" Music Discovery Program
» MusicDish Yaogun Adds Chinese Rock On Colectivo Bunka USB Vol. 6th Asia Music Compilation
» Kobalt Offers Creators Real-Time Earnings & Data Reporting

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2015 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.