How to Sell A Song As all songwriters know, it's not enough to just write a great song. You must know how to sell a song too. Learning how to market your music to music publishing companies can take your career to the next level.  You'll need to team up with recording artists and gain exposure to make your song a success. It's important to note that rarely does a songwriter actually sell a song but instead they sell the rights to the songs. So how does an aspiring lyric writer make the leap to an established songwriter? While there's no guaranteed...

MIDEM is the leading international marketplace for the global music community. Some of us at Foxhedge Music had the amazing opportunity to go to Cannes, France to attend the international music business conference, MIDEM. There were 4,800 attendees and over 80 countries represented. Since Music City SongStar is open to songwriters around the world, we wanted to get the word out to other songwriters about our songwriting contest and establish connections for our global songwriters and musicians. One of the artists at Foxhedge Music, tours extensively in China, so we were there to facilitate meetings between himself, concert promoters, music publishers and record...

So You Want To Be A Songwriter You want to be a songwriter, but you're struggling to transform your jumbled thoughts into a cohesive lyrical story. Before you toss your dreams of being a song lyric writer aside, take a deep breath and don't give up. There's no guaranteed method for how to write a song and rarely does a songwriter achieve success on their first attempt. Even professional songwriters have trouble writing song lyrics from time to time. Here are some secrets to better songwriting to help you learn how to write a song that not only tells a story...

Great Rock and Roll Songwriters Every aspiring songwriter has a list of the greatest songwriters of all-time that they look to for inspiration. The best songwriters in rock and roll history have achieved this recognition through an extensive catalog of songs, either performed by themselves or other rock and roll legends, that often stretch over decades. If you're looking for motivation in your singer songwriter career, you can start by listening to the music of these top songwriters. John Lennon and Paul McCartney – While the duo certainly wrote their own hits, they're arguably most famous for their collaborations of...