AIRPLAY DIRECT CELEBRATES A FANTASTIC YEAR OF GROWTH IN 2012
Posted on September 19, 2012
AirPlay Direct has had a banner year so far in 2012 greatly increasing our global distribution network of radio station members, and artist / record company members.
AirPlay Direct’s statistics speak loudly to the demand for our services and the successes our members are experiencing.
2012 has seen over 1,200 new radio station members join and 1,800 new artist / label members’ sign on to AirPlay Direct. We have seen amazing growth in the genres of Folk, Jazz, Classical and Rock, along with our ongoing strength in Country, AAA, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues and Christian Music.
"It has been a pleasure working with all of our members and the great team atAirPlay Direct and experiencing the tremendous growth and success that has occurred so far in 2012 for everyone involved. We are looking forward to an equally great last four months of this year and an even greater 2013."
Michael Harnett, President - AirPlay Direct
AirPlay Direct has also expanded its radio specialty program distribution to radio with specials from Dave Matthews Band, The Doors, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, Paul Simon, Heart and many more.
- AirPlay Direct currently has over 7,700 radio station members in 85 countries around the world
- AirPlay Direct has over 34,000 artist / label members
- AirPlay Direct has now delivered over 1.5 million songs globally to radio
- AirPlay Direct has now delivered over 10 million Digital Press Kits / DPKs on behalf of its artist members
- 1 out of every 3 songs listened to on AirPlay Direct is downloaded by one of our radio stations members for broadcast
2012 also saw many new independent labels join AirPlay Direct including Hard Rock Records, Appleseed Recordings, Waterbug Records, and Cow Island. And AirPlayDirect enjoyed continued support from long time label members such as Vanguard, Sugar Hill, Alligator, Rounder, Bloodshot, Stony Plain, Rural Rhythm, Ride, and major labels Sony Legacy, Rhino, WB and Disney. Together with all of our independent artists and labels, our radio station members have been given droves of great new music to play on their stations.
2012 has seen amazing records released and distributed to our radio station members from Justin Townes Earle, Janiva Magness, Pete Seeger, Glen Campbell, Barenaked Ladies, the Roys, Lydia Loveless, Anders Osborne and the one of a kind success story, Mark Twain Words & Music. Independent artists like Red Molly, Maddy Rodriguez, Eliza Neals, Steph Macpherson, Chelsea Brown, Patrick Sassone and many more have enjoyed great success and had their music played around the world through AirPlay Direct.
AirPlay Direct’s statistics speak loudly to the demand for our services and the successes our members are experiencing daily.
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