Tips for Getting Started with Allmusic

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Music speaks for itself because of how you feel, setting the mood, carrying a conversation, what you believe in, and what you perceive around you. As time evolves, music changes by artist. People would love to find a way to navigate through their throwbacks and recent artists and bands. Allmusic is under the umbrella of All Media Network, which provides digital services for various entertainment outlets of music, movies, and TV to its consumers – Spotify, Pandora, Yahoo!, Amazon, iTunes Music, and more.

As an artist, you always have to keep yourself relevant with your audience. You have to find the best outlet for your target audience. Your audience wants to follow and track what is going on with you now.

People can find any artist, musician, or band from any time and genre through Allmusic.

Allmusic is a music database which provides:

  • In-depth information on your favorite albums, artists, and songs
  • Reviews of upcoming and classic albums including new releases
  • Rating and picks of recommended albums and songs withing an artist’s discography or track on an album
  • Staff picks of the albums that editors are into right now
  • Sound samples and streaming links to listen to the music
  • Personalized recommendations of albums that match your tastes

Here’s a guide for getting started with AllMusic:

Sign up to Allmusic using your Facebook account or email address.

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Create a personalized URL and create your profile.

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AllMusic is connected through ROVI Music where it gets all music data information and written content- “reviews and biographies, tagged metadata like Genres, Styles, Moods, Themes and Similar Artists, as well as information about credits, album covers, sound clips, music videos and more”.

How To Set Your Music Up

Artists and bands would have to get contact with ROVI to submit their music material either CD or DVD. You can mail any copy of your product to Rovi with any relevant promotional materials (i.e. artist bios, press releases, and reviews), and email artist and release images (in JPEG format and at least 300 pixels wide). When you submit your materials to Rovi, you agree that your property is now Rovi’s. You will not receive your materials back.

Submit your materials to:

Product Submissions
Rovi Corporation
100 Phoenix Drive, Suite 201
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-2202

Email for music content: content.music@rovicorp.com

On the artist side, please be patient while Rovi is going through data entry, scanning, and sampling process to add your music to their database. Rovi cannot guarantee an appropriate time when it will be updated due massive volume inquiries.

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