What is an unsigned music artist


An unsigned artist, unsigned band or independent artist is a musician or musical group not under a contract and no record label.

Being an unsigned artist is hard, right? We get it, you do it because you love it. The desire to make music and share it is a passion, whether a living is made or now.

Getting signed can mean some may lose their artistic direction but our management can oversee everything to ensure a fair deal is made.

MarkMeets Music was designed for solo artists, bands, and singers all over the world who are looking for exposure, recognition, and a chance to be noticed by industry professionals. The goal of Unsigned Only is to find an outstanding, talented performer: a band, singer, or solo artist…a newcomer or veteran…raw or polished – the “gem” that needs to be discovered and our annual guide has become the essential UK music industry contacts directory.

We are here to promote their music & gain more recognition around the UK & our contacts within the industry besides our loyal fanbase. We can even offer FREE advice for musicians and unsigned artists


Local Music Scenes. … Blogs and Publications. … Submissions. … Music Discovery Platforms. … Social Media. … Streaming Platforms. … Radio.

Combing your local music scene should be the first stop on your hunt for the next big talent and we love it.

Exposure is vital for any independent musician looking to get signed, and as an agent, you can use this as a method for discovering unsigned artist and we are regular at music showcases both in the UK and US with a host of contributors and scouts sending us tips every week.

Social media is an awesome marketing tool for independent artists to build their brand and their community. It can also be a gold mine for music exploration. To get the most out of social media as a resource for discovering unsigned artists.

If you are looking for a company to spot, work with and promote rising potential in the UK music unsigned scene then we can help like we have many labels discover new artists.


MarkMeets.com is the home of music from Unsigned bands and artists from talking about rising stars on local radio and podcasts to writing about them to ourglobal audience which covers readers across 125 countires every single month.

Ranked inside the top 25 music blogs and websites in the world by sites including Feedspot, Billboard and Detailed, MarkMeets has been supporting not only new rising talent from solo singers, bands and unknown artists but also stars who discovered their voice much later in life.

If you are an unsigned artist and think you have what it takes to land a record deal, then you should get featured on our featured artist page.

Many past featured stars have also secured licensing deals, publishing deals, better gigs, chart and tv suceess and more recognition online, in the press and around the world.

Check our unsigned music artist features for news updates & hear about opportunities for emerging bands & artists, latest music industry developments & music business news.

If you’re an Unsigned artist or band and you’d like you’re music on the show send us your mp3 and some information about yourself to press@markmeets.com

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Dan Dunn
Executive Managing editor

Editor and Admin at MarkMeets since Nov 2012. Columnist, reviewer and entertainment writer and oversees all of the section's news, features and interviews. During his career, he has written for numerous magazines.

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