In the past, the most commonly known aspect of an A&R’s job was discovering unsigned talent and getting them a record deal, which was partially true. Today you don’t.. more
A leading management company representing Mary J Blige, Joe Jaheim, Trey Songz, Red Man, Fab and Akon, is now accepting demo packages from unsigned urban artists.
Every time a writer’s song is selected to be recorded by a vocalist, that songwriter receives $150. The writer gets paid from their song without having to give the song away or tie it up in publishing contracts.