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Are the VMAs pay to play?

Recently, I heard from someone in the know that the performers pay to play VMAs to the tune of $10,000. Doesn’t that sound nuts? For many reasons. First it’s an award show, so an artist who is up for an … Continue reading

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Don’t audition for The Voice!

Don’t audition for The Voice if you want any kind of career in music or control over your songs. Read this article http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2012/mar/15/behind-music-voice-contracts But here is the frightening gist Apparently in the contact, Universal not only wants “50% of the … Continue reading

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