If you have been an upcoming artist for over 5 years, then you should know that you are doing a lot of things wrong, so you need to upgrade and correct your mistakes before it is too late.
A lot of upcoming artists quit within five years after struggling to make it in the Nigerian music industry.
It will be a good thing for you to succeed in the Nigerian music industry within a short time because you may be frustrated if it takes longer than expected to succeed.
In this article, I'm going to explain what you are doing wrong as an upcoming artist and what you need to start doing to succeed in the Nigerian music industry.
Wrong channel for music promotions
It is very important to know that there are several channels for promoting your music content. A lot of upcoming artists are wasting their money by promoting their music content in the wrong way.
You need to know the best music promotions channel that works well for you. If possible, you can hire a music or talent manager who can assist you with the right and effective channel for promoting your music content.
You need to know that you can promote your content on television, radio, social media, and other popular media platforms.Low-quality music content
Stop creating low-quality music content, do research before you begin to write or record your music. If possible, you can hire a professional songwriter to write for you.
There are several low-budget songwriters online, you need to do your research to find them so that you can hire them to work for you, even as an upcoming artist you can afford them.
Not using an audio streaming platform
Some upcoming artists do not have any audio streaming accounts. Are you one of them? It is very important to have an account in at least five to seven of the available audio streaming platforms.
Millions of people make use of the available audio streaming platforms to stream their favorite music every day. If you have an account on these platforms you will be able to get at least 3,000 to 30,000 streams every day.
If you don't have an account on any of the available audio streaming platforms, then you need to create one as soon as possible. There are several audio streaming platforms like Apple Music, Spotify, Audiomack, YouTube Music, and others.Inactive on social media
A lot of upcoming artists are not active on social media. Are you one of them? If you are, then you need to start to promote your music content on social media every day. To make the process straightforward, you need to start with your own social media handles.
You need to start promoting your music content on your tik-tok, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other popular social media accounts that you have. You can also pay social media influencers to promote your music content so that you will be able to reach out to a wider audience on social media within a short time.
You can upgrade yourself from being an upcoming artist to a popular and successful music artist in Nigeria within 6 months if you can improve on these things.