Emerging Artist Spotlight

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Summary presents the Emerging Artist Spotlight, a publicity opportunity searching for great independent talent. There will be two rounds of elimination followed by a final round where the artists will be collectively reviewed by a panel.

The selected artist will receive front page exposure in their Emerging Artist Spotlight Feature for one month. will include an artist bio, quotes from reviews, sound clips, video, and any relevant links to the artists release such as CD Baby or Amazon.

Keith Hannaleck, known as “MuzikMan,” is a journalist specializing in independent and major music reviews and the promotion of artists via the various media outlets flourishing online. He has worked closely with artists, management, publicity directors, and webmasters to provide some of the best and far-reaching coverage an artist could have. Focusing primarily on the internet as a medium for his work, Keith has been a pioneer in the industry changing the way a reviewer with his various talents are used by many artists, PR folks, and labels. He has provided strong and valuable work to labels, artists, and publicity people, writing reviews, press releases, and biographies and much more over the years, giving the people he works with the maximum amount of exposure through several top-notch websites that post his content on their sites.

Hannaleck built and maintained his own website in 1998 while networking and building his reputation through thousands of reviews and interviews, creating a special niche for himself. Through many years of dedication and hard work, he has reached a respected level of competence and knowledge that is frequently sought by the music industry today. Known for his speaking from the heart interpretations of music and being able to put it in layman’s terms for music fans, his work is found everywhere in cyberspace and in traditional print media, from press kits to quotes from reviews in magazine advertisements.

Distribution is worldwide to an audience ages 8-80. Major updates weekly, and prominent artists featured have been everyone from Dream Theater to Heart. Site traffic averages 7,000-8,000 hits per day and is rising with every week.

Genres accepted include rock, blues, blues-rock, progressive rock, progressive metal, electronica, pop, jazz, fusion, folk, experimental, psychedelic, R&B, country, adult contemporary, new age, instrumental, reggae, punk, jam band, goth, funk, gospel, classical, avant-garde, and alternative.

Terms And Conditions

We ask that you are not associated with any major label currently but if you are seeking a label to distribute your music that is fine as well. If you are currently being signed to a major label we ask that you do not enter this contest.