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The Global Music Community

Our supporting organizations comprise of members representing over 95% of global music consumed
h3International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA)/h3IFACCA is the global network of arts councils and ministries of culture with national members from over 70 countries comprised of governments’ Ministries of Culture and Arts Councils covering all continents.
h3International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)/h3The IFPI represents the music recording industry worldwide.
h3International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP)/h3The ICMP represents and is the voice of music publishing globally.
h2CISAC/h2 – the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers – is the world’s leading network of authors’ societies.  With 239 member societies in 122 countries, CISAC represents more than 4 million creators from all geographic areas and all artistic repertoires; music, audiovisual, drama, literature and visual arts. CISAC is presided over by electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre and our four Vice Presidents are: Beninese creator and singer Angélique Kidjo, Chinese director, writer and producer Jia Zhang-ke, Argentinean film director Marcelo Piñeyro, and International Neo-Expressionist visual artist Miquel Barceló.
h3International Federation of Musicians (FIM)/h3FIM represents the “voice of musicians worldwide.” FIM is the only global music body representing millions of musicians and their trade unions globally with members in over 60 countries.
h3WorldWide Independent Network (WIN)/h3WIN represents independent music trade associations globally. WIN is a collective voice and platform for independent music companies and their national trade associations worldwide.
h3Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)/h3RIAA members create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 85% of all legitimate recorded music produced and sold in the U.S. The United States is the world’s largest market representing 26% of the entire physical music market and 71% of the digital music market.
h3A2IM American Association of Independent Music (A2IM)/h3A2IM represents the U.S independent label music community. A2IM's Associate members include Apple iTunes, Pandora and Spotify.
h3NAMM/h3NAMM is the International Music Products Association formed in 1901. NAMM is mainly dedicated to the global music community by representing the music products industry and community globally.
h3International Artist Organisation (IAO)/h3IAO is the only organisation mainly dedicated to music artists worldwide.
h3Merlin Network/h3Merlin is the global rights agency for the independent label sector, representing over 20,000 labels from 39 countries. Merlin focuses purely on the interests of the global independent music sector.
h3International Association of Music Information Centres (IAMIC)/h3IAMIC is a global network of 40 music information centres from 37 countries.
h3International Society for Music Education (ISME)/h3ISME is the premier international organisation for music education formed in 1953 by UNESCO with presence in over 80 countries covering a network of millions of music community members.
h3International Ticketing Association (INTIX)/h3INTIX is the only international ticketing organization mainly dedicated to ticketing that plays a vital role for the global Music Community by generating over $20 billion in live music ticket sales every year.
h3IMPF/h3 Established in 2013, the Independent Music Publishing Forum (IMPF) is a network and meeting place for independent music publishers from around the world.
h3Future of Music Coalition (FMC)/h3FMC is is a non-for profit organization mainly dedicated to the music community that works to ensure that diversity, equality and creativity drives artist engagement with the global music community.
h3ASCAP/h3ASCAP represents over 525,000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, ASCAP also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide.
h3Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI)/h3BMI represents more than 650,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers as well as 8.5 million musical works.
h3SESAC/h3SESAC represents more than 400,000 songs on behalf of its 30,000 affiliated songwriters, composers and music publishers.
h3Independent Music Companies Association (IMPALA)/h3IMPALA is a music trade association formed in April 2000 by prominent independent labels and national trade associations representing over 4,000 members.
h3The National Music Publishers Association (NMPA)/h3The NMPA is the largest U.S. music publishing trade association that
h3The Recording Academy - GRAMMY/h3The Recording Academy is a music organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers and other recording professionals. It is also is known for its GRAMMY Awards, the world’s most recognized music award.
h3Reverbnation/h3Reverbnation is the world's largest online music community world's largest music communities with over 4 million artists, music industry professionals, managers, labels, venues, festivals and events.
h3UK Music/h3UK Music represents British music globally. Members include BPI, PRS for Music, Music Publishers Association, AIM, BASCA, Music  Managers Forum, Featured Artist Coalition, Musicians' Union, Music Producers Guild, PPL and UK Live Music Group . British artists account for 1 in 8 albums purchased by fans worldwide.
h3British Phonographic Industry (BPI)/h3BPI represents U.K's recorded music industry, including major record companies – Universal, Sony, and Warner. BPI’s members account for 85% of all music sold in the U.K.
h3TuneCore/h3Tunecore is the world's leading digital distributor for online music representing over 60% of all new music sales globally. TuneCore distributes between 15,000 - 20,000 newly recorded releases a month. Tunecore registers musicians’ songs worldwide in over 60 countries and is affiliated with ASCAP, BMI and SESAC.
h3CD Baby/h3CDBaby is the world's largest online distributor of independent music, with over 300,000 music artists, 400,000 albums, 4 million songs and millions of music fans globally.
h3Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI)/h3JMI is the world’s largest music youth organization covering over 5 million music community members aged 13-30.
h3Bundesverband Musikindustrie (BVMI)/h3BVMI represents over 85% of music consumed in Germany, the world’s 3rd largest music market globally.
h3GEMA/h3Founded in 1933, GEMA represents composers, lyricists and music publishers as well as over two million copyright holders globally. GEMA is one of the largest societies of authors for musical works in the world with 30 million music works online.
h3SOCAN/h3SOCAN represents the Canadian performing rights of millions of Canadian and international music creators and publishers. SOCAN plays a leading role in supporting the long-term success of its more than 125,000 Canadian members, as well as the Canadian music industry.
h3Association of Independent Music (AIM)/h3AIM is a trade body established in 1999 to provide a collective voice for the United Kingdom's independent music industry.
h3The Orchard/h3The Orchard is a pioneering music company that operates in more than 25 global markets and provides an innovative and comprehensive sales and marketing platform for content owners.
h3LyricFind/h3LyricFind is the world’s leader in legal lyric solutions. Lyricfind amassed licensing from over 2,000 music publishers, including all four majors – EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing.
h3Music Managers Forum (MMF)/h3The MMF is the largest representative body of music artist management in the world.
h3Indian Music Industry (IMI)/h3The IMI represents over 75% of all legal music in India. Founded in 1936, the IMI is the second oldest music community organization in the world that was involved in protecting copyrights of music producers and supporting growth of music entertainment industry.
h3Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS)/h3IPRS is the representative body of music owners, composers, lyricists (or authors) and the publishers of music and is also the sole authorized body to issue music licenses in India.
h3Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) India/h3PPL India owns, as assignee, and exclusively controls public performance rights and radio broadcasting rights in more than 500,000 songs (sound recordings) in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi, Malayalam, Bhojpuri and other Indian languages.
h3SonicBids/h3Sonicbids enables artists to book gigs and market themselves online. It connects more than 400,000 artists with 30,000 promoters and brands from over 100 different countries and 100 million music fans.
h3Harry Fox Agency (HFA)/h3The HFA represents over 48,000 affiliated music publishers and millions of songs.
h3William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment/h3William Morris Endeavor (WME) Entertainment is one of the world’s largest music talent agencies representing the most-recognized music artists in the world.
h3Believe Digital/h3Believe Digital is the largest, leading digital distributor and services provider for independent artists and labels integrated with over 350 digital music stores in the world such as iTunes.
h3Altafonte Music Network/h3Altafonte is the leading independent digital distribution company in Latin America and Iberia. Altafonte distributes digital and physical music to over 100 platforms worldwide including Apple iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google, Youtube, Vevo, Shazam, Pandora.
h3Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)/h3The NSAI is the world’s largest international not-for-profit songwriters’ trade association.
h3BMAT/h3BMAT monitors over 16 million songs in over 3000 radios and televisions across more than 60 countries worldwide representing a majority of performance rights organizations and collection societies globally, including major labels and publishers.
h3INDMusic Network/h3INDMusic is a global music rights administration network. The INDMusic community is composed of over 3.9 million network members and over 1900 channel partners. INDMusic community’s network reach is over 3.5 billion monthly network views.
h3League of American Orchestras/h3League of American Orchestras is the only national organization dedicated solely to the orchestral experience with diverse membership of approximately 800 orchestras totaling tens of thousands of musicians.
h3AdRev/h3AdRev is music multi-channel music network that administrates over 6 million music copyrights across 26.5 million music videos. Adrev network has over 36 billion views annually. Partners include the world's largest music companies, such as Universal, Sony, Warner Chappel, BMG and Imagem.
h3Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA)/h3CMRRA is a music licensing collective representing music rightsholders. CMRRA administers the vast majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcasted in Canada.
h3Story Amp/h3Story Amp is the world’s leading music community for music artists, music publicists and music journalists. It provides artists and publicists the opportunity to connect and network with over 7000 music journalists globally.
h3Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA)/h3CIMA is a trade association representing the Canadian-owned sector of the music industry. CIMA’s membership consists of Canadian-owned companies and representatives of Canadian-owned companies involved in every aspect of the music, sound recording and music-related industries.
h3A&R Worldwide/h3A&R Worldwide a globally renowned, multi-faceted and all-encompassing platform, specializing in music and its implementation in the global marketplace. Representative clients and artists that A&R Worldwide has supported include: Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Dido, Adele, Katy Perry, LMFAO,  Jessie J and others.
h3Americana Music Association/h3 The Americana Music Association is a music trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American Roots Music around the world.
h3The ARChive of Contemporary Music (ARC)/h3ARC is a not-for-profit archive, music library and research center. ARC contains more than 2.25 million sound recordings (22 + million songs).
h3Associacao Brasileira da Musica Independente (ABMI)/h3The Brazilian Association of Independent Music (ABMI) represents the majority of record labels in Brazil.
h3Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR)/h3AIR represents Australia’s independent recording sector, Australian-owned record labels and independent artists based in Australia.
h3National Association of Recording Industry Professionals (NARIP)/h3The National Association of Recording Industry Professionals (NARIP) is an association with chapters in the U.S.A and Europe that promotes education, career advancement and goodwill among record executives. NARIP reaches over 100,000 people in the music industries globally.
h3Norris-Whitney Communications (NWC)/h3NWC manages Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Music Directory Canada, Professional Sound, and Music Books Plus.
h3Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ)/h3The IMNZ trade association is the New Zealand voice for independent record labels and distributors collectively representing the majority of all musical acts in New Zealand.
h3Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre (LMIPC)/h3The LMIPC promotes music by Lithuanian artists and runs Music Export Lithuania project aiming to maintain close contacts with all relevant parties in the Lithuanian music industry and facilitates exports of the Lithuanian music production in partnership with the Agency of Lithuanian Copyright Protection Association.
h3French Music (Bureau Export)/h3BureauExport is a French non-profit organization and global network that helps French and international music professionals to develop French-produced music globally and to promote professional exchange between France and other territories.
h3Western Australian Music Industry Association (WAM)/h3WAM is the peak music body responsible for supporting, nurturing and growing all forms of contemporary music in Western Australia. WAM champions all forms and levels of Western Australian music, locally, nationally and internationally.
h3Music British Columbia Industry Association (Music BC) (Music BC)/h3Music British Columbia (Music BC) represents the British Columbia music industry. Music BC is the only provincial music association that serves all genres, all territories and all participants in the industry from artists, to managers, agents, broadcasters, recording studios, producers and all other industry professionals.
h3Music Austria (MICA)/h3MICA is is the professional partner for musicians in Austria. Music Information Centre Austria (MICA) is funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture is the professional partner for musicians in Austria on the initiative of the Republic of Austria.
h3Manitoba Music/h3Manitoba Music is the hub of Manitoba’s vibrant music community. Manitoba Music is a member-based, not-for-profit industry association representing over 750 members in all facets of the music industry, including artists and bands, studios, agents, managers, songwriters, venues, promoters, producers and beyond.
h3Luxembourg Export Office (music:LX)/h3MusicLX Office is a non-profit organization and network aimed at developing Luxembourg music of all genres globally and to promote professional exchange between Luxembourg and other territories.
h3Francophonie Diffusion/h3Francophonie Diffusion promotes artists and music from the Francophone area through a worldwide network of more than 1000 media (including radio stations, online media), festivals and music supervisors worldwide located in 100 countries, provinces or territories.
h3Tommy Boy/h3Tommy Boy is a globally-recognized independent record label started in 1981 by music veteran and industry executive Tom Silverman. The label is widely recognized for significant contribution to the development of hip hop music, dance music, and electronica.
h3Alberta Music Industry Association/h3The Alberta Music Industry Association serves Artists, Bands, Managers, Publicists, Labels, Studios, Producers, Engineers and all music professionals in the Alberta music industry.
h3Pleimo/h3Pleimo is an international music streaming platform which aggregates bands and music fans around the world. It offers a 360-degree platform for 250,000 artists to manage and promote their music. Music fans can also subscribe and listen to Pleimo's catalog of over 5,000,000 songs.
h3Music Centre Slovakia (MCS)/h3MCS is a government state-subsidized institution established by the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic. Its mission is to encourage Slovak music culture by organizing concerts, bringing pieces of Slovak composers to the stages, publishing sheet music and music books, documenting the music life in Slovakia and promoting Slovak music culture abroad.
h3Membran Entertainment Group/h3Membran Entertainment Group is one of the music industry's leading European independents. Membran has one of the most effective multi-cultural team and distribution network of any independent music company in the world.
h3The Syndicate/h3The Syndicate is a 16-year-old, award-winning music marketing agency with relationships with over 6,500 media outlets including 500 college and commercial radio stations.
h3Queensland Music Network (QMusic)/h3QMusic is the music association representing Queensland's music industry. QMusic is focused on promoting the artistic value, cultural worth and commercial potential of Queensland music.
h3Northern Territory Music Industry Association (MusicNT)/h3MusicNT is a trade association that supports the growth and development of original contemporary music in the Northern Territory. MusicNT is a member based music organization for the Northern Territory representing, developing and servicing the Northern Territory’s music industry nationally and internationally.
h3Music Victoria/h3Music Victoria is the independent voice of the Victorian contemporary music industry. Music Victoria represents musicians, venues, music businesses and music lovers across the contemporary music community in Victoria. Music Victoria provides advocacy on behalf of the music industry, actively supports the development of the Victorian music community, and celebrates and promotes Victorian music.
h3Music South Australia (MusicSA)/h3MusicSA is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting, supporting and developing contemporary music in South Australia. MUSIC SA delivers projects for the benefit of the South Australian Music Industry.
h3Music New South Wales (MusicNSW)/h3MusicNSW is the peak body representing Contemporary Music in NSW. It is not for profit Industry Association set up to represent, promote and develop the contemporary music industry in New South Wales, Australia
h3Music/Musique New Brunswick (MNB)/h3MNB is a provincial music industry association that provides a support network for musicians, managers, and businesses that are involved in the creation of music within the province of New Brunswick.
h3Broadjam/h3Broadjam is an online music community of over 120,000 musicians. Broadjams’s music library has over 500,000 songs.
h3Associacao de Musicos Artistas e Editoras Independentes (AMAEI)/h3 The Portuguese Independent Music Association represents the Portuguese music sector.
h3Music Xray/h3Music Xray facilitates a more efficient, lower cost, and less risky A&R process. Its growing platform with a community of over 100,000 artists enables the industry to open the doors of opportunity to musicians and songwriters everywhere and to harness the most powerful tools ever built specifically for those who conduct A&R.
h3Music Nova Scotia/h3Music Nova Scotia is a non-profit organization with a mandate to encourage the creation, development, growth and promotion of Nova Scotia’s music industry. Music Nova Scotia exists to grow and nurture the Nova Scotia music industry
h3Music Kickup/h3MusicKickup is a leading global distributor providing a the new way for musicians to sell music and build their careers internationally. Music Kickup Distribution is the world's first 100% free distribution platform for all major digital services, including iTunes, Spotify, Deezer and Google Play.
h3Brasil Musica & Artes (BM&A)/h3BM&A carries out activities on behalf of the whole Brazilian music sector. Its objective is the promotion of Brazilian music abroad, working with artists, record companies, distributors, exporters, collection societies and cultural entities.
h3ProPlay/h3ProPlay assists music artists with engaging and acquiring fans The ProPlay Network of music streaming providers reaches over 100 million music listeners each month  and offers artists an unparalleled opportunity to target their desired audience.
h3WiseBand/h3WiseBand helps artists, bands and labels manage all their music activities, including offering digital distribution of music on iTunes, AmazonMP3, Youtube, Deezer, Spotify, Google Play and others.
h3Nimbit/h3Nimbit is the music industry’s premier direct-to-fan platform for today’s music business. Nimbit provides the easiest solution for thousands of self-managed artists, managers, and emerging labels to grow and engage their fanbase, and sell their music and merch online.
h3Music Tasmania/h3Music Tasmania (formerly Contemporary Music Services Tasmania - CMST) is the peak body for Tasmania’s music community.
h3Canadian Music Week (CMW)/h3CMW is one of Canada’s largest and most influential media and music conferences.
h3MusicJustMusic/h3MusicJustMusic provides worldwide digital distribution for music and music-related. MusicJustMusic serves artists, record labels and enterprises of music rights simultaneously into over 600 online and mobile music stores in over 79 countries reaching about 97% of the consumers buying legally music as downloads globally.
h3Heaven 11/h3Heaven 11 provides a global rights music database for musicians, writers, performers, producers, publishers, societies, labels, aggregators and DSP's. It is a comprehensive global solution for registering multi-territorial ownership and control of musical works, master recordings and releases.
h3DartMusic/h3DartMusic is the first automated major music distribution platform dedicated to classical music.
h3Dot Tickets/h3DotTickets operates the .TICKETS domain extension which provides an authenticated platform of choice for legitimate music tickets and other entertainment.
h3Spoonz Music Group/h3Spoonz Music Group is one of the world’s leading talent agency and booking, promotion and touring organizations for music. Its roster consists of the world’s leading and most successful music artists.
h3Redeye Distribution/h3Redeye Distribution is an independent music distribution company. Redeye's 5000-plus title catalog is representative of a wide range of the best independent music available servicing all major music destinations such as iTunes, Spotify, YouTube and others.
h3OurStage/h3Our Stage is web and mobile-based music community offering free music streaming, discovery, and editorial content with over 200,000 artists using its platform and 4.5 million registered users.
h3Flanders Music Centre/h3The Flanders Music Centre (Muziekcentrum Vlaanderen) is an organization established by the Flemish government to support the professional music sector and to promote Flemish music in Belgium and globally.
h3Disc Makers/h3Disc Makers was founded in 1946 and is the undisputed leader in optical disc manufacturing for independent music artists and businesses.
h3Conductors Guild/h3The Conductors Guild is a collective voice for conductors’ interests worldwide. Its membership of over 1,600 represents conductors on a global scale.
h3Global Rock Summit/h3The Global Rock Summit is an international rock music conference aimed at bringing together all aspects of the multi-billion dollar global rock music industry in one annual, focused gathering.
h3MusicBrainz/h3MusicBrainz is the largest community-maintained open source encyclopedia of music information globally. The MusicBrainz music community has nearly 1.3 million members with a database covering nearly 1 million artists and nearly 18 million songs from over 200 countries.
h3Music Connection/h3Music Connection is a music community magazine founded more than 35 years ago with a subscriber membership of over 100,000 musicians and music companies.
h3New Music Seminar (NMS)/h3NMS is the ultimate destination where artists, industry players, and companies are provided the knowledge, tools, and connections they need to succeed and build the new music business. The NMS attracted more than 8,000 participants from 35 countries and considered one of the most influential music business conferences globally.
h3Let The People Speak/h3LTPS is a full-service Music Entertainment Management Company specialising in breaking new acts, bookings, mobile marketing, sponsorships, branding and overall artist management.
h3(©urve)music/h3(©urve)music is a record & publishing company whose mix of artists share their diverse musical knowledge, cultural influences and experiences on creating modern works mixing live instrumentation and technology with urban sounds from across the globe.
h3SF Music Tech/h3SFMusicTech brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce.
h3Music Story/h3Music Story is a leading music editorial content provider. Music Story provides editorial content to online stores that sell music so biographies, album reviews, recommendations. Music Story is a source of information for music artists in the music world and beyond.
h3IKON Russia/h3IKON is one of Russia’s largest music organizations focusing in management, booking, promotion, events, records and publishing. IKON was rated by Forbes as Russia’s leading entertainment buyer.
h3Echo Nest/h3The EchoNest is the industry’s leading music intelligence company. Echonest reaches over 100 million music fans every month through more than 400 apps and sites.
h3CMJ Network/h3The CMJ Network connects music fans and music industry professionals with the best in new music through interactive media, live events and print. offers a digital music discovery service, information resources and community to new music fans, professionals and artists.
h3DashGo/h3Dashgo provides global music rights administration for 200,000 songs and digital distribution for over 10,000 artists to iTunes, Amazon, Google, Youtube, Beats and others. Dashgo's music video network includes over 238,000 music videos, 1.2 million members with a reach of over 5.4 billion annual views.
h3Avokado Artists /h3Avokado Artists is a full 360-degree non-profit artist management and music consulting company. Avokado Artist also co-produces the annual ¡Globalquerque! Festival, New Mexico's Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture.
h3OneRPM/h3OneRPM provides digital distribution and fan engagement for the global music community on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon MP3, Rdio, Google Music, Deezer, eMusic, YouTube, Facebook and others. The OneRPM community has over 15,000 artists and over 60,000 fans registered.
h3Planetary Group/h3The Planetary Group is an artist development company. Planetary has its finger on the pulse of the current music scene and over the last 15 years has worked with a variety of musicians from all genres, signed and unsigned, self-released, indie and major labels.
h3Patch Work/h3Patch Work  It provides music administration, production, broadcasting, management, audio-visual media services and events for artists, labels and professionals.
h3Marcato Digital/h3Marcato Digital offers management solutions for the music festival and music industries. Marcato’s solutions are being used worldwide by over 2000 festivals, associations and music artists, including Coachella, Hard Fest, Iceland Airwaves, Osheaga, Eurosonic Noorderslag, the Country Music Association, Ennis, Royal Wood, Dave Gunning, Whitehorse, Jimmy Rankin and many more.
h3iMusician Digital/h3iMusician Digital is a digital distribution for independent bands and musicians, labels and management companies.
h3Horus Music/h3Horus Music is an independent music distributor that distributes to 600 music download, streaming and mobile stores globally in over 120 countries.
h3Sync Exchange/h3SyncExchange is a global music licensing marketplace. Its company’s core mission is to help musicians, rights holders, composers and music supervisors better connect.
h3Music Business Registry/h3The Music Business Registry is the leading company in global music business contact information providing the music industry’s only real-time contact management system and most comprehensive directories focusing on music.
h3IRMA/h3The Center for Information and Resources for Contemporary Music (Le centre d’Information et de Ressources pour les Musiques Actuelles) works with governments, institutions, organizations, leaders and partners in the music industry in the context of collective issues of general interest relating to music.
h3AudioMicro/h3AudioMicro provides over 150,000  royalty-free stock music tracks from Grammy award-winning artists and over 310,000 sound effects from Oscar-winning sound effects artists.
h3Musexpo/h3Musexpo, the 'United Nations of Music and Media,' is one of the music industry’s most essential and longest-running global conference and showcase forum. Past showcase artists have included Katy Perry, LMFAO , Jessie J and many others.
h3Music Matters/h3Music Matters is Asia Pacific's award-winning, pioneer music industry conference and festival and is a destination for digital and live entertainment businesses.
h3YouLicense/h3YouLicense is an online music licensing marketplace currently hosting over 20,000 music licensing stores and 350,000 music recordings.
h3Virtual Label/h3Virtual Label provides artists and its catalog of over 30,000 songs direct access to all the major and secondary worldwide digital service providers such as iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Rdio, Google Play and others.
h3NUE Agency/h3NUE is an international talent agency, the 3rd fastest-growing media company in the U.S. NUE brings together artists and the world’s leading brands, such as Spotify, Google Play, Pandora, Myspace, Virgin, Microsoft, Samsung and others.
h3Music Services Asia/h3Music Services Asia (MSA) provides a fundamental foundation platform for development, recognition and international standard codes of practice for digital music, music charts and radio shows with a special focus on the Southeast Asian region.
h3MMNY/h3Make Music New York (MMNY) is a global music festival music festival celebrated in more than 726 cities in 108 countries annually.
h3Hacate Entertainment Group/h3Hacate provides music publishing representation and is the Norwegian music sync representative of BMG Chrysalis, Mars Music, Misty Music, Playground Music, Scandinavian Songs and Sony Music.
h3BFM Digital/h3BFM Digital is a global digital music company committed to serving the independent music community, linking artists to all of the major music services including iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic, Napster and others.
h3Music Directory Canada/h3Music Directory Canada is the complete guide to the Canadian Music Industry, providing up-to-date information and featuring over 60 categories.
h3Professional Sound/h3Professional Sound is the premier destination and magazine of choice for audio professionals in Canada.
h3Canadian Music Trade (CMT)/h3CMT has been the resource guide for musical instrument industry professionals for over 30 years. The mandate is to help music dealers and suppliers keep up-to-date with the market, the products, important trends and business opportunities.
h3Canadian Musician/h3Since 1979, Canadian Musician has been the premier resource and magazine for musicians and music practitioners.
h3Music Books Plus/h3Music Books Plus is a global online destination for music-related books, audiobooks, videos, CD-ROMs, DVDs, software and sheet music in over 90 countries. It carries 14,000 titles on Music Business, Songwriting, Arranging, Theory, Directories, Pro Audio, Video, Live Sound, Recording, Lighting, MIDI, Synthesizers, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Drums, Percussion, Violin, Brass, Woodwinds, Harmonica, Voice, Biographies, Fake Books, Songbooks.
h3Muse EEK Publishing/h3Muse-Eek specializes in the publication of music workbooks and video courses that teach the foundation of good musicianship through groundbreaking and innovative methods along with traditional methods that have been taught for centuries.
h3YouBloom/h3YouBloom is a growing international music community of musicians, industry professionals and music fans facilitating their passion for music. YouBloom is 'the global music village,' an international collective of musicians, industry professionals and music fans.
h3CyberPr Music/h3CyberPrMusic is a leading online PR firm with over 20,000 subscribers specializing in music.
h3N-Rotation DJ Magazine/h3n'Rotation the DJ Magazine features club and celebrity DJs known as 'The Place to Be Seen & Be Heard.'

.MUSIC in the Press

"The .MUSIC domain will serve as a badge of trust, safety and credibility to the music consumer."


".MUSIC can be the first TLD with copyright protection provisions and enforcement. These ensure .MUSIC is a safe haven for legal music consumption and licensing and to increase consumer trust and safety"

".MUSIC could be the biggest thing to happen to the web"


" .MUSIC’s priority is to make the .music domain widely available to the global music community... DotMusic’s other plans include ways to optimize search engine results for .music Web sites."


"Only legitimate, professional artists could be approved for a .music suffix. If fans typed in or, they would know they were getting authentic sites rather than pirates or imitators that are frequently found in .com and .net domains. ...When you buy music, you want it to be a legitimate sale — you want to know the website you're visiting is secure and trusted and it's actually the band."


"Envision .music as the industry's trusted inventory of Web sites operated by musicians, managers, studios, promoters, composers and so on. For example, only artists with verifiable professional identities could create sites such as or The .music domain will help Internet users easily connect to their favorite band's real Web site by typing the name of the band followed by .music on their Web browser; and will help musicians sell their music directly to consumers."


"Makes it easy for consumers to find official sites ... especially when leaving their e-mail address or credit card number"


"To make sure only legitimate owners get first shot of these domain."


"Radiohead backs .music community bid."


"The truth is that community-based Top Level Domains which bring together specific groups under a shared passion or interest (e.g. .MUSIC) will likely prove to be more successful and dynamic in the future."


".MUSIC assembled the biggest coalition in the history of music"

".MUSIC addresses benefit the music industry"

"In what could prove to be an extraordinary David versus Goliath story, an independent musician may walk away with the highly coveted .music top-level domain, beating off competition from Google, Amazon, and the music industry itself."

"Goodbye .COM and hello .MUSIC."


".MUSIC presents an opportunity to create a safe home for digital music on the Web under the .music domain name."


"The suffixes to internet addresses, the best known of which is perhaps .COM could soon include the likes of .MUSIC"


".MUSIC might be the most compelling extension in the entire space. Music is a word that sort of transcends language, it's got no plural... It's really exciting because you could sort of think about how artists and companies might want to have domains in there."


"Community domains that bring together specific groups under a shared passion or interest (e.g. MUSIC) will be the biggest change to social enterprises and the non-profit sector since the advent of online fundraising."


"Industry or activity-specific names are also expected to get attention, for example .MUSIC. This is an exciting change."


"New domains, such as .MUSIC join the 22 existing handles, such as .COM."


"Forget .COM or .ORG ...applicants can register a new suffix like .MUSIC."


"This will vastly enrich your Internet experience. You’ll be seeing domains grouped under .MUSIC."


"ICANN is opening up the web to top-level domains with any suffix such as .MUSIC."


"The new generic top-level domains (gTLD), could be anything from .MUSIC to .TIME."


"Where would this new music ecosystem “live”? One idea is .music"


"Arts councils and music industry groups are also backing DotMusic"


".MUSIC’s priority is to make the .music domain widely available to the global music community"


"The dot-com monopoly could be nearing the end"

"Authentic sites rather than pirates or imitators that are frequently found in .com and .net "