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- Quote to Inspire - "I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music." -Billy Joel
- HOW TO EXPLODE YOUR INCOME by LICENSING YOUR SONGS! - SongU's "Summer of Sync" begins JUNE 26th. Join film, TV, and advertising sync music licensing expert and successful independent artist, Diona Devincenzi, for this special five-part series of 1-hour workshops that delves into the ins and outs of music licensing. Learn insider terms, trends, and important songwriter-oriented tips to break into and succeed in this growing market for songwriters. Note: Although you can sign-up for any course it is recommended that you follow the courses in succession as each week builds upon the material from the previous weeks. Mark your calendars for 6/26, 7/17, 7/31, 8/21, and 8/28. If you can't be there live, sign-up for TRANSCRIPT-ONLY to view at your convenience. For more details and to register for the first workshop in the series BUS 350: The Who, What, and Why of Music Licensing go to VIEW/ADD LIVE COURSES>BUSINESS (Hint: To see the list of all 5 workshops, sort by "View Next 3 MONTHS".)
- UPDATED! Thru 6/30. Tempos & Ballads Christmas Songs Needed! - Street Pitch #1712. PUSH: Looking hard for 1) UPTEMPO Female Pop Christmas Songs and 2) BALLADS Male or Female Christmas songs for HALLMARK MOVIES. Our guests has already gotten a placement, needs more songs! This pitch has been extended through June 30th. See more details and important submission guidelines on the pitch opportunities page.
- NEW QUICK PITCH! Deadline 6/30. Songs for Rising Country Talent - Street Pitch #1725 - Contemporary Country. Talented indie artist with over 32,000 Instagram followers. Seeking high energy contemporary country songs with tight lyrics and soul and blues influences. Through June 30th. See more details and important submission guidelines on the pitch opportunities page.
- Extended Thru 6/30. Songs for TV Comedy Series - Street Pitch #1723 - Pop, Indie Pop. Need quirky, fun, energetic songs. Through June 15th. See more details and important submission guidelines on the pitch opportunities page.
- Extended Thru 6/30. Songs for Marvel TV Show - Street Pitch #1724 - Indie Rock, Alternative, Singer-Songwriter. Need action, energetic songs. Through June 15th. See more details and important submission guidelines on the pitch opportunities page.
- SONGU SUCCESS SPOTLIGHT! CHARLES HAYDEN - This week we're shining the light on songwriter Charles Hayden (member since 2011, TN). Type of Good News: Signed A Song Agreement Song Title: "Short Cut." Company: Crucial Music.
Congratulations to Charles Hayden whose song "Short Cut" has been accepted by Crucial Music and given a non-exclusive sync placement opportunity!
About SongU, Charles says, "I am especially excited about this song because it is the first country song that I wrote which received a "Best Of SongU" status.
I want to thank my coach [SongU mentor] Craig Bickhardt for helping me with this song! SongU rocks! "
Great job, Charles! Listen to the demo of "Short Cut" and more of Charles' songs on his SongU Member Website.
Remember to submit your own good news here for a chance to be our success spotlight!
- Gold Stars Report May 8th to May 30th, 2019 - CONGRATULATIONS to the following members who received notes of interest from 05/08/2019 through 05/30/2019 by SONGU.COM pitch guests and will be pitched to the following leads:
#1696 - THE OAK RIDGE BOYS CHRISTMAS: *robbi (roberta) atkins; * David Pellegrini (2)
#1700 - MARK WILLS: *Amy Barnett; * Bill Havens ; * Paul Jarvis ; * John Murphy
#1701 - MIDNIGHT NOON: *William O'Hanlon
#1703 - CHRIS GOLDEN: *Bill Havens; * Mitch Townley ; * Brad Yunek
#1712 - HOLIDAY SONGS FOR CABLE NETWORK MOVIES: *Sandra DeVault (2)
#1713 - UPBEAT, POSITIVE SONGS FOR FEATURE FILM: *Susan Simonson
#1715 - JOSH GRACIN: *Christina Meyer; * Joanne Stacey
AND A BIG SHOUT OUT to all the MAYBES too! Keep up the *Gold Star Work everyone!
Instructor-Led Courses This Week.
- Got Good News? - We love it when our own members are out there slugging away against the big music industry beast and winning some battles. Your achievements inspire all of us. Please let us know about it. View more MEMBER SUCCESSES and SUBMIT YOUR OWN GOOD NEWS HERE!
Thu Jun 20, 2019 08:00 PM (ET)
FDBK 210 Song Feedback and Mentoring II with Lisa Palas
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:00 PM (ET)
FDBK 315 Publisher Song Feedback and Mentoring with Bob Dellaposta
Mon Jun 24, 2019 08:00 PM (ET)
FDBK 120 Pop, Hot AC, Song and Production Feedback and Mentoring with Michele Vice-Maslin
Tue Jun 25, 2019 08:00 PM (ET)
FDBK 330 Song Production Feedback for Film-TV-Media with Queenie Mullinix
Current Pitching Opportunities
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Wed Jun 26, 2019 09:00 PM (ET)
BUS 350 Week One: The Who, What, and Why of Music Licensing with Diona Devincenzi