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Tuesday, May 7 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Living The Dream: How To Leverage Streaming To Build Careers

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Everyone wants to get on playlists on Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon. This is an interactive, real talk session on how some artists have achieved success on streaming services. Some of the topics covered include how artists or songs caught the ear of playlist curators, what artists did to ensure that their music remained on popular playlists; and how to keep editors and fans engaged while and after the music was on streaming platforms.

This panel discusses some effective game plans and strategies with artists popular on digital platforms, streaming marketing & strategy experts and artist managers. Some of these discussions are expected to revolve around film/tv sync, tour marketing, collaborations with other artists, as well as, collaboration & partnerships with different partners.

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Charles Alexander

Founder and CEO, Systemic & Outside the Box Music
Charles Alexander is Founder and CEO of Systemic and Outside the Box Music. Systemic is a label services company that specializes in streaming marketing and strategy, and Outside the Box Music is a management and digital services company. Alexander is also an independent singer/songwriter... Read More →

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John Butler

Digital Artist Marketing Consultant, STRMCTY
John Butler is a Digital Artist Marketing Consultant who has successfully navigated the industry with over 25 years of label promotion, marketing and strategic streaming experiences. Most recently, Butler served as Global Head of Christian Music programming for Spotify. Prior to this... Read More →
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Randall Foster

VP of Business Development and GM of Nashville Office, Symphonic Distribution
Randall Foster is an innovative entertainment executive and music professional. He is VP of Business Development for Symphonic Distribution and General Manager of Symphonic’s Nashville office. Randall opened the Nashville offices of independent distribution powerhouse, Symphonic... Read More →
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Eileen Tilson

Director of Marketing, Oh Boy Records
Eileen Tilson is Director of Marketing at John Prine’s legendary record label, Oh Boy Records. Since joining the label in 2015, she creates, oversees and drives the overall marketing strategy for the label’s catalogue and roster of artists. The oldest artist-owned label in Nashville... Read More →

Tuesday May 7, 2019 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
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