Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018
Vancouver, B.C.: Today, BroadbandTV (BBTV), a digital entertainment company which exists to empower creators and inspire audiences, announces the launch of BBTV Distribution & Label Services, a new offering for both established and up-and-coming music artists that will secure distribution across all major streaming platforms.
Artists will benefit from expanded distribution, provided by BBTV, across digital streaming platforms, including: Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Tidal, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Deezer and Pandora.
BBTV will also leverage its relationships with providers to place content within top curated playlists, and land opportunities specific to the various platforms.
BBTV’s dedicated music division is also offering up a full suite of label services to select artists, consisting of marketing support, original content production, influencer marketing, and branded sponsorships. The service gives artists an alternative to the traditional major label route and a chance to stay independent while receiving revenues and robust support.
“We believe this launch takes the industry forward as no other player in our space has launched such a complete and cohesive service of this kind,” commented Ali Adab, VP Content & Partnerships, BroadbandTV. “We’re fully committed to opening even more monetization opportunities for digital talent and helping them expand their careers in music. We’re also working with traditional artists that are interested in tapping into BBTV’s vast network of talent for promotional and collaboration opportunities.”
BBTV soft launched its Distribution & Label Services in July 2018 and has already seen remarkable success with rapper KILLY distributing his KILLSTREAK EP via Opposition, BBTV’s hip-hop brand. The EP received over a million streams within 24 hours of release and debuted #4 on Apple Music’s top albums chart in Canada.
BBTV’s Distribution & Label Services is working with a wide range of talent including singer/songwriter Leroy Sanchez who will release his single "Preacher" in October followed by a nationwide tour with Andy Grammer, and internationally recognized producer/DJ Sak Noel, known for tracks like "Trumpets" featuring Sean Paul, which garnered 200 million streams. Other talent includes rising R&B/hip-hop duo MANILA GREY, and YouTube star, CJ SO COOL.
The new offering joins a growing number of successful revenue streams for the BBTV business, including: advertising video on demand, subscription video on demand, SaaS, mobile apps, e-commerce, and licensing.
For more information, please visit www.bbtv.com
BroadbandTV is a digital entertainment company which exists to empower creators and inspire audiences. BroadbandTV generates 34.8 billion monthly impressions, 214 million hours viewed per month, and is the third largest video property in the world - in terms of unique viewers - following only Google and Facebook as of June 2018. Its leading digital video networks include: popular kids content brand, HooplaKidz; number one hip-hop and electronic music destinations, Opposition and WIMSIC; TGN, the largest and most engaged community of gamers worldwide; Outspeak, for influencers passionate about covering current events in politics, entertainment, lifestyle, business, technology, and more; and NBA Playmakers, geared to reach targeted and engaged audiences from sports, to how-to and fitness, and basketball culture in partnership with the NBA. In June 2013, leading European entertainment network RTL Group acquired a majority stake in BroadbandTV. Both companies also formed an ongoing strategic partnership to accelerate the global growth strategy of BroadbandTV. www.bbtv.com
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