Tournament news

Music Industry Biz 101: What Is Music Metadata?
July 8, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Metadata is the foundation of the modern digital music industry. It’s one of the most important things for independent musicians to master, so we’re here to help.
Resources & Technology
4 Tips For Getting Booked At Music Festivals
July 6, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
As an artist, performing a set you’ve worked on for months and having a live crowd truly receive it the way you intended it to be is an experience that you will appreciate.
Performance & Touring
Understanding YouTube Content ID Claims and Disputes
June 30, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Here’s the rundown on YouTube Content ID Claims and Disputes.
Resources & Technology
How Independent Labels Can Benefit from Spotify For Artists
July 2, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Did you know that Spotify for Artists can cater to independent labels?
Resources & Technology
Music Publishing | Digital Service Providers (DSPs) Explained
June 28, 2021
By:
Songtrust
For most music creators, making their music available where people can listen to it is a crucial step towards making a living as an artist.
Resources & Technology
How To Find a Booking Agent as an Independent Musician
June 23, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
If you’ve been booking your own live shows since before the pandemic, you’re already know how time consuming it can be.
Performance & Touring
How To Get Verified on TikTok
June 22, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Just like many other popular social platforms, you can (and should) get verified on TikTok.
Resources & Technology
Spotify Launches Clubhouse-Style Live Audio App, Greenroom
June 17, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Spotify introduces their new live audio app called Green Room which mainly focuses on music and culture space.
Resources & Technology
How to use SoundCloud as a Marketing Tool
June 7, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Soundcloud can be used for exclusive releases, and much more!
Resources & Technology
Song Registration Tips | Which Songs Do I Have Publishing Rights For?
June 7, 2021
By:
Songtrust
What makes a song “yours”?
Rights, Royalties, & Distribution
What Is Third Party Playlisting?
June 3, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
With thousands of hopeful artist hitting the market every day, it’s hard to cut through the noise. Without major label connections, independent artists have to turn to playlisting.
Fan & Community Engagement
Money Management Tips for Independent Musicians
May 25, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
How you manage your money can make or break your success as an independent musician.
Resources & Technology
Best YouTube Promotion Channels To Submit Your Music To
May 19, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Those of us who are addicted to YouTube know all too well of the great playlist channels it has to offer. These channels feature and promote up and coming artists.
Content & Media Production
Mental Health Resources for Musicians
May 18, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Over 70% of independent musicians struggle with anxiety, depression or other mental health issue. Let’s face it, being a musician is challenging. Hell, being human is challenging.
Fan & Community Engagement
What is SoundExchange and How Does it Benefit You?
May 13, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Did you know that registering with SoundExchange ensures that you don’t miss out on rightfully earned royalties?
Rights, Royalties, & Distribution
How To Monetize Your User Generated Content
May 12, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
To say the least, you work hard on your music. You spend endless hours perfecting your craft and that deserves to be recognized.
Content & Media Production
Best Practices for Tiktok, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram
May 6, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
To help you out, we’ve created some best practice sheets to teach you how to improve your efforts and learn more about each platform.
Content & Media Production
An Easy Step-by-Step Guide to Defining your Artist Brand
May 5, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
This post comes from Dayna Young, the Founder of Fred & Augustus with 15+ years of global experience in music and entertainment.
Content & Media Production
How to Write Event Sponsorship Emails
May 4, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
When it comes to securing event sponsors, it’s all about connections and maintaining relationships.
Performance & Touring
Music Publishing Example | Co Writing & Split Sheets
May 5, 2021
By:
Songtrust
Collaboration can be key in songwriting at all stages of a creator’s career.
Contracts & Agreements
How to Verify and Update Your Artist Profile on Deezer
April 28, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Deezer’s Backstage platform is very straightforward and easy to navigate.
Resources & Technology
Instagram Reel Ideas To Engage Your Fans Right Now
April 26, 2021
By:
Symphonic Distribution
Instagram Reels is the perfect place to post in a less saturated space, create versatile content, and engage with your audience on Instagram at the same time.
Resources & Technology
Music Publishing Tips | What Are Music Royalties?
April 27, 2021
By:
Songtrust
Music royalties are payments distributed to you for the use and or reproduction of your music.
Contracts & Agreements
The Revival Of Artist Development 
October 14, 2019
By:
With the creation of the National Collegiate Entertainers Group (NCEG), artist development has had a resurgence.
Performance & Touring
NCEG Pioneering Music Industry Education Through Practical Application
August 3, 2020
By:
Thalea Stokes
NCEG emphasizes the practical application of its music industry education curriculum.
NCEG Curriculum
The NCEG Tournament
February 3, 2020
By:
Arun Gopal
The National Collegiate Entertainers Group (NCEG) can be broken into three self-sufficient systems. The NCEG Tournament is one of those systems.
Performance & Touring
NCEG And The Dawn of Livestreaming
July 27, 2020
By:
Arun Gopal
Money and creativity have slowed down, especially for many independent artists, but that doesn’t mean the industry has stopped. Livestreaming is here to fill that void.
Fan & Community Engagement
NCEG Partners With ATLA Artist Academy
November 4, 2019
By:
Arun Gopal
The ATLA Artist Academy(@atlaartistacademy) will be an official coach for one of our chapters starting in the Spring semester.
Performance & Touring
How To Build A Music Career In College
January 6, 2020
By:
Arun Gopal
The leading consensus about “building a music career” is that it’s very convoluted and difficult to create. The National CEG (NCEG)is changing that story. 
Fan & Community Engagement
Rights, Royalties, & Distribution Panel
January 23, 2020
By:
Arun Gopal
The National Collegiate Entertainers Group (NCEG) wants to educate the student artist on intellectual property and how to get paid for your passion.
Rights, Royalties, & Distribution
A Music Service For College Artists
January 18, 2020
By:
Arun Gopal
One of the benefits of being apart of the National Collegiate Entertainers Group (NCEG), is being able to have a space where student artists can network and collaborate.
Resources & Technology
The Chapter Program
January 14, 2020
By:
Arun Gopal
The National Collegiate Entertainers Group(NCEG) can be broken down into three self-sufficient systems. The first one is the chapter program.
Fan & Community Engagement
College Students Produce VR Content For A3C
September 29, 2019
By:
Arun Gopal
The music industry is in a constant state of flux with new technologies being created everyday. VR is one of those technologies that’s slowly been taking the industry by storm.
Resources & Technology
NCEG Partners With BonfireATL
November 10, 2019
By:
Arun Gopal
NCEG has officially partnered with underground powerhouse, BonfireATL. BonfireATL (@bonfireatl) is a performance platform for underground and mainstream artists across all genres.
Performance & Touring
NCEG Partners with MARTA for Artbound Showcase
September 16, 2019
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This summer, NCEG began its partnership with MARTA's arts initiative, "Artbound," featuring artists from the Panther Entertainment Group NCEG chapter at Georgia State University.
Fan & Community Engagement
NCEG Partners With Symphonic Distribution
October 21, 2019
By:
NCEG has partnered with Symphonic Distribution, an independent music distribution & marketing company founded by Jorge Brea, to Launch a Nonprofit Record Label.
Rights, Royalties, & Distribution
NCEG Partners With The BrandMan Network
October 4, 2019
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The National Collegiate Entertainers Group has partnered with the BrandMan Network, which is a platform for independent artists in Atlanta, GA.
Fan & Community Engagement
NCEG Partners With MoreDopeMusic LLC
October 28, 2019
By:
MoreDopeMusic will be an official coach for one of our chapters starting in the Spring semester next year.
Performance & Touring
NCEG Partners With BNDWTH Studios
October 10, 2019
By:
At National CEG, one of our goals is to bring back artist development and there are certain organizations in Atlanta that are creating that environment.
Performance & Touring