How do artists get signed to labels?

Record labels want artists with talent, drive, and great songs. But there’s more to the equation than that. Record labels want to sign artists who: Have undeniably great songs Have a large, growing fanbase that pays for merch and shows Have a large, engaged, growing following on social media Have a great back story and an intriguing look Are demonstrably committed to their own success Are proactive in getting press, booking shows, and touring Artists like this just make a label’s job easier. To make yourself attractive to labels, you should have a strong knowledge of the music industry, network and build connections with industry types and fellow musicians, and know how to communicate professionally and promptly.You May Also Like to Read: