Celebrity Features: Getting Started
If you ask most independent musicians what their dreams are, it would be safe to assume getting maximum exposure for their music would be on the list. Furthermore, being associated with top acts from around the world would be probably be a close second. The perception and recognition you would receive from working with celebrity features could pay dividends for your career. However, it isn’t in the realm of impossible and scoring major artist features is likely with the right connections. Especially relevant, the collaborations do not have to be limited to a featured verse on your song either. Producers, song writers, and DJs can all benefit from working with artists who have a larger audience. Let’s go into the basics.
Celebrity Features: The Basics
If you are looking to get yourself some celebrity features it all begins with networking. Whether it is on social media or at local events, connecting with popular artists starts there. However, it may be difficult to get a proper introduction. As you can imagine, whenever you have an audience many people will look to latch on and artists are aware of this. If you make an introduction, you should be sure to offer something of substantial value. This will show the artist you are serious and willing to make it worth their time. Most noteworthy, in some instances, a major artist may see some value in your work and your collaboration can stem from there but that is rare.
If you have a budget, View Maniac can get you major artist features. The prices vary; however, a B list and C list musician will be more affordable than an A-lister. A-list celebrities price ranges can be anywhere between $10,000 to $20,000. If you are willing to spend some money and want to take your career to the next level, this is a great opportunity. Get in touch today for a free consultation.