Leading digital music distribution company TuneCore today announced the debut of a new radio program on Urban 96.5FM Lagos. The new radio show, MAJOR STAGE, POWERED BY TUNECORE is one of the ways in which TuneCore is reaffirming its commitment to supporting independent artists in Africa. The weekly radio show will showcase trending songs from TuneCore artists, curated feature playlists, and interviews with creators. TuneCore, owned by global digital music company Believe, expanded operations into Africa earlier this year.
TuneCore artists in Africa will be able to connect with more fans and achieve greater brand awareness on Urban 96.5FM, which has over 3 million daily listeners, in addition to distributing to streaming platforms and accessing the independent artist program.
“At TuneCore, our core focus is independent artists, and this radio program is one of the ways we are demonstrating TuneCore’s commitment to supporting and nurturing outstanding African artists. In addition to curated playlists; MAJOR STAGE, POWERED BY TUNECORE will feature interviews with artists and other creators, talking about their music and careers.”— Chioma Onuchukwu, Head of TuneCore West and East Africa.
The new listening experience with TuneCore will make its debut on 23rd September 2021
TuneCore is the global platform for independent musicians to build audiences and careers – with technology and services across distribution, publishing administration and a range of promotional services. TuneCore Music Distribution services help artists, labels and managers sell their music through Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Deezer, TikTok, Tencent and more than 150 download and streaming stores worldwide, while retaining 100 percent of their sales revenue and rights for a low annual flat fee. TuneCore Music Publishing Administration assists songwriters by administering their compositions through licensing, registration, worldwide royalty collections, and placement opportunities in film, TV, commercials, video games and more. The TuneCore Artist Services portal offers a suite of tools and services that enable artists to promote their craft, connect with fans, and get their music heard. TuneCore, part of Believe, is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, Atlanta, and Austin, and operates globally through local teams based in the UK, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Nigeria, South Africa, India, Japan and Singapore across 5 continents. www.tunecore.com
Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop independent artists and labels in the digital world by providing them the solutions they need to grow their audience at each stage of their career and development. Believe’s passionate team of digital music experts around the world leverages the Group’s global technology platform to advise artists and labels, distribute and promote their music. Its 1,270 employees in more than 50 countries aim to support independent artists and labels with a unique digital expertise, respect, fairness and transparency. Believe offers its various solutions through a portfolio of brands including TuneCore, Believe, Nuclear Blast, Naïve, Groove Attack and AllPoints.
Believe is listed on compartment A of the Euronext Paris stock exchange (Ticker: BLV.PA, ISIN: FR0014003FE9)