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It is simply because you just found a simple strategy on how to get signed into a record label. I am Certain you won’t have to go on looking for solutions because this working tips for upcoming Artiste in Nigeria, U.S and other countries will surely work for you if you don’t miss a step.
You know getting a record label deal is not an easy one let alone getting a deal with a famous record label song Music Entertainment or warner music Group. If you ask me how can I provide a possible solution of getting signed into a music company shows how smart and thoughtful you are since I already clarified getting signed into a music record label is not easy.
See, secrets are known by certain people are only reveal to those who are worth it, and I think you are truly worth knowing this strategy I have come up with. This secret can get you signed by some top record labels in Nigeria.
Top 5 Record Labels in Nigeria | DMW| Marvin records | Star boy entertainment | YBNL | Dr. Dolor Entertainment.
Below is a list of Top 5 Record labels in Nigeria and the big boss controlling them.
- DMW (Davido Music Worldwide)
As we all know Davido is big man in the music industry. David Adeleke professionally known as Davido founded the record label Davido music Worldwide in 2016 after he left his former label, HKN which he earlier founded with his Senior brother, Adewale Adekunle.
DMW is home to Dremo, Mayorkun, Honda, Peruzzi, Idowest, Ayanfe and the likes of other.
- Marvin Records
Marvin records is solely owned by Don Jazzy.
It was introduced after the separation of members of Mo’Hits records which Michael Collins popularly known as Don jazzy founder alongside partner, D’Banj. We can’t help but to place this among the top 5 Record labels in Nigeria for now.
Although The record label was losing it glory after the music Diva, Tiwa savage and Reekado Banks to universal music and Bank music.
Now, Rema has restored it glory following some of his massive hit such as “Dumebi and iron man” which caught the attention of the former president of America, Barack Obama.
- Star boy Entertainment
Popular Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun professionally and popularly known as Wizkid established star boy records after departing from Banky’s empire mates entertainment (EME) in 2013.
Wizkid is the major artiste in this record label alongside other artistes such as Maleek Berry, Legendary Beatz, L.A.X. He enlarged the star boy Entertainment in 2016 after signing the likes of Mr Eazi, Efya and R2Bees.
Yahoo Boy No laptop (YNBL) was founded by Nigerian indigenous rapper, Olamide Adedeji known professionally as Olamide Badoo, after be became popular in 2011.
Olamide Badoo went solo to establish his own record label in 2012 imprints Yahoo boy no laptop (YNBL).
The label has really being productive as it has produced some top artistes in Nigeria today such as Lil Kesh, Adekunle Gold, Viktoh who have all gone solo.
Fireboy DML, young john the wicked producer and limerick are all in this record label.
- Dr. Dolor Entertainment
Dr. Doro entertainment really love music as he has shown interest in music from his young age singing In a church choir. His love for music has no doubt seen him set up a music company that has taken over Nigeria and the world across.
Teni is lead act In this record label
You have seen the top 5 record labels in Nigeria and do you believe you can get signed by among of this top music record label. Let’s watch and see.
- AMC RECORDS
Ayofeloaded Media Concepts (AMC RECORDS) was founded by Nigerian indigenous Artiste, Adeyemo Michael Abiodun Known Professionally as Golden Cee.
AMC RECORDS was set up in 2020 and later Registered in January 2021, the Label was created to help NIGERIAN Upcoming & young talented entertainers, who are ready to step up!
How To Get Signed Into A Record Label.
Many persons like you have doubt that this my “how to get a record deal or how to contact record labels is not proven. Don’t get yourself headache as I will show you proven way to get record label deal at the palm of your hands with little or no stress.
- Record a good song, get a video for it.
Do you know you can contact record labels by simply doing a good song, good mix and good video for it.
Many thinks music is about having just the sweet voice. Yeah, I know voice plays an important role, but if we are to focus on voice alone, David Adeleke, Davido wouldn’t have gone as far as he is now.
Please, don’t eat me up. I am not trying to yab anybody or any group. I am only trying to reveal the truth so that you can progress in your music career.
If you discover that your producer is not doing his best, he is not giving you the best beat and best voice for that particular song then you have to change him or her or you stop going to that individual studio.
Are you following me or you are faraway from here. Well, this article is truly made for that are ready to embrace the truth and those who wish to go far in their music career.
One thing is getting a song recorded and another thing is getting a video for that song. It is encourageous to get a video for every song you have a clear observation people are listening to.
- Build strong fan base.
You are seeking how to get a deal with famous record label like song music Entertainment and warner music group. Actually that’s very good and ambitious, but I want to know the number of fan base you have in your locality.
Where you are residing now, are people thrilling for you and your music. If you dont have a strong core fan base in your vicinity then I will advice you to work on that. Dominate your territory.
I usually get jealous of artiste like Olamide Badoo, Naira Marley and zlatan Ibile. I love them because they try every means to dominate their territory before any other area.
You could see now that between the three street kings, we don’t know who is the current King. That’s the work of Building a strong fan base.
This strong fan base I am talking about is what saved Naira Marley when he was arrested by EFCC. His fans stood for him like a brother.
What about you. Do you have fans that will stand up for you when you are accused of one crime or the other currently. Having a strong core fan base can make record labels to contact you.
- Embrace Social media
One thing you dont know about you is that you are a product seeking for buyers. When a buyer comes to see that product. Is the product worth buying, can the product profit the buyer’s.
Certainly, no buyer would Want to spend on what he won’t make out profit.
That’s why you need to start good use of social media because getting into top record label is not an easy one as you have lot of people seeking for that same opportunity.
There is no how you will expect DMW or star boy Entertainment to sign an artiste with just 300 Facebook page followers and 150 Instagram followers. Like, yeah, you may have the talent but they may think you can’t deliver because music industry is now a business industry. Profit matters a lot.
It is not too late, you can start building Facebook, Instagram and Twitter followers. I think things are getting easier now as we have some set of people who specialises on social media followers building for just a token of Naira.
- Have other skills attached to your music
What else can you do aside from rapping and singing. Don’t tell me right now. You can drop it in the comment box if you are sure of your other skills.
One thing i despise the most is musician who finds it difficult to read and write. I believe you are not one of them and if you you happen to have into that category, it is not too late to go for language classes and equip yourself with skills of reading and writing.
As a musician, you should have marketing skills and be able to do other musical related such as playing instruments etcetera.
When you have other skills, you have things to offer the label when they finally sign you.. That’s the business for now.
- Follow trends
You are seeking for how to get a record deal as a singer and you are not following trends. Lol…
How can you get famous record labels to sign you when you don’t know what’s trending.
How can your song hit when what’s happening currently is coronavirus and you are singing Ebola virus.
When you follow trendy things, you are likely to come up with new ideas that can catapult you to your dream.
6. Do promotions, promotions and promotions
Na this one dey vex me pass. How to get a record deal with song and how Atlantic can sign you.. Yeah, fine..
But what sacrifice have you made towards you getting signed a famous record label.
I know you did song production of N10,000 and you may have as well bought beat of N5,000 and other expenses go still join abi.
Okay, if you dont do promotion how is that song that you have managed to produce going to yield you a profit. Who is going to listen yo your song when you don’t do promotion.
Olamide, wizkid, Davido and the likes still dey do promotion what more of you wey never get ground.
My dear, I must be plain with you. Get your songs rocking on blogs, audiomack, Spotify, spreaker and other world music platform.
Luckily for you, we do promotion and our cost of production ain’t that expensive. We equally have high profile personnel that do visit our blogs for updates and Inspections.
To get high, to get the attention of top record labels, you need to rock the internet with promotions. Tear the world of internet with promotions my dear.
- Go for musical contest
So you are too big to go for music shows. Let me tell you what you need to know now. Music contest is very good for you. Go and compete with other persons of the same category as you are and from there you can discover you weakness and even you strength.
You can get signed into a record label by performing.
How possible is this.
It is very possible sir/ma. Just display to your apex and you dont know if talent hunt people are watching you. May niggie, na so you go take play blow without going through stress.
Yeah, it was On the 2nd of June that a met a young man with microphone and he had an assistance who convey speaker along with him. I dont know if he paid the man or they are team, but the spirit in that artiste is just so marvelous.
I don’t have much connection with top individuals for now. I just said to myself “gradually you go blow by surprise”
- Contact them directly
As the saying goes “if mountain doesn’t come to Mohammed. Mohammed will have to go to the mountains”
Na so the thing be for here. If you try display your talent and it seems your efforts are not yielding profit then all you have to do is to contact personally.
Mind you, you can only try contacting record labels if you actually did average of what I have told you in order to secure a record deal.
Before we close the chapter, let’s run a check on the world 4 top record labels.
4 Top record labels
Song music Entertainment
Warner Music Group
Universal Music Group
This music company may knock at your door if you are persistent and determined to succeed in music world. Song knocked at Davido’s door as well as Tekno’s door.
You can equally reach that level. Just don’t give up as you are already on the combat Field.
So happy to come to the conclusion of this article of which I enlightened you on what to do to get a record label deal and how to contact record labels if they refuse to have you noticed.
I believe this article is useful both now and in future to come. This method of getting a record deal is purely natural and not deceit. You can try it today and thank me in future so sure.