AIRPLAY DIRECT CELEBRATES 11 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Posted on April 2, 2016
2015 was an amazing year of growth and success for AirPlay Direct and all of our members. AirPlay Direct’s artist / label membership has now grown to over 40,000, with global radio membership jumping to over 10,000 members in 90+ countries around the world. AirPlay Direct continues to grow and evolve and has now become the industry leader in safe, secure, digital distribution of “broadcast-quality” music to radio stations globally.
“2015 was filled with the opportunity to work with a tremendously talented AirPlay Direct membership. Both on the artist / label side, and on the radio side." says Lynda Weingartz, CEO - AirPlay Direct. "The successes are too many to list, but it is certainly worth mentioning some of the hightlights.
"AirPlay Direct highlights 2015:
APD launches new V.I.P. Endorsement / Professional Development Initiative and inks deals with The Hellbenders, Sierra Hull, the Roy Orbison estate, Bob Mitchell, Fred Boenig, Omnivore Recordings and Plowboy Records. "The Hillbenders are proud to be part of the AirPlay Direct family and look forward to spreading the gospel of TOMMY throughout the world. Thanks for the opportunity." - Louis Jay Meyers, Manager
APD / Collective Evolution announces “Strategic Partnership” with the Birthplace of Country Music for 2016. “Over the past several years, the Birthplace of Country Music has grown tremendously as we opened the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate Institution, celebrated 15-years of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival, and most recently launched Radio Bristol, a collection of three radio stations. This partnership with AirPlay Direct is very exciting, because it allows BCM to work with industry experts at AirPlay Direct to build an innovative strategy to help establish and sustain Radio Bristol.” - Leah Ross, Executive Director of BCM
APD / Collective Evolution signs long-term “Strategic Consulting” Agreement with Plowboy Records / Eddy Arnold Estate. "Plowboy Records is thrilled to continue our strategic relationship with Collective Evolution. They have been instrumental in successfully moving our brand forward, re-establishing a focus on our new releases, and most importantly, advancing the legacy of Eddy Arnold!" - R. Shannon Pollard, President - Plowboy Records
Blake Morgan, CEO & Owner – ECR Music Group honored with APD’s 3rd “Iconic Innovators” Award. “I’m so honored to receive this prestigious award from AirPlay Direct––a company who not only partners with industry elites, but with countless hard-working middle-class recording artists, songwriters, and broadcasters too.” - Blake Morgan, Artist & CEO / Owner ECR Music Group
AirPlay Direct is an e-based artist marketing, promotion and education platform that allows artists, record labels and music publishers to securely deliver broadcast-quality music and Digital Press Kits / DPKs to music industry professionals worldwide. Our system allows, radio programmers and film / TV music supervisors globally to connect to new music, create music calls, browse top downloaded artists and immediately download music and related artist information.
also provides our artist / label members our genre-based APD Global Radio Indicator Charts which track the download activity that our members' music receives from our worldwide radio panel. We have a national and international reach of 10,000+ radio stations and programmers in 90+ countries. www.AirPlayDirect.com
Collective Evolution is a boutique, high-end entertainment and media consulting firm. Our clients include recording artists, record labels, record producers, management companies and radio promotion / PR firms. We deliver creative consultative services and customized business solutions to our clients based upon their specific needs and goals.