Tell us a bit about yourself?
I am Sixtus Gerald a music marketer and manager.
Owner of MYMUSICNIGERIA-MEDIA based in Nigeria and have partners in USA, SOUTH AFRICA ,GHANA ,AUSTRIA..,…… basically covers Africa and globally
Have you licensed your music / signed your artists internationally? Which country do you think is the best to license music to? Why?
Yup licensed some songs ,
But just inter- African ,working closely with marketers in USA and UK TO GIVE MY ARTIST NOT JUST AFRICAN FAM BUT GLOBAL RECOGNITION, I think USA OR UK IS BEST ,why?? They got the standard ,got the market and influential globally
If you were to partner with someone to license his music / sign up his artists for your region, what sort of music are you looking out for? Why?
Hip hop,soul,jazz,pop ,afro pop …….. All type of song
Music is universal,
Just basically good music genre .
All I want is a standard song that is 100% marketable
Any award or special recognition yet ?
Yes a lot, just recently won “THE BLOGGER OF THE YEAR AWARD” @THE SOUTH EAST ACHIEVERS AWARD ON 24TH FEB 2018
My second major award so far
I have been recognize by the ENUGU state as the marketer of the year 2017.
Notable projects you have completed
As a marketing and management company we handle marketing almost dally from different artists
Divine icon music talent hunt (national music talent hunt in all Nigeria states) etc
We market events, regional and international eg (SOUTH EAST TALENT HUNT), Handel artist tours, shows booking ,organizing shows and event …….we are basically a marketing and management company
Upcoming projects / tours?
– Miss tourism enugu on 28th Feb .
– South east music fiesta (proudly sponsored by my media firm) 28TH JULY
-DIGITAL MARKETING SEMINARS (16 MAY–20 MAY)
ALOT COMING UP….. all in 2018
(Looking for hard working, project driven Persons globally we can collaborate on lots of projects globally)
What do you think is the single largest problem faced by the music industry today? How do you think it can be resolved?
Artists finding new and effective ways to earn money from their music.
HOW TO RESOLVE IT IS VERY SIMPLE **** DIGITAL MARKETING (ONLINE streaming PLATFORMS)
My marketing company is committed in reaching out globally to all music lovers ,
Sales of songs on iTunes, apple music , Amazon and co.
Will get the artist or label instant earning and royalty after 3 month or 6 months
(Contact us for more details)
Your plans for 2018?
2018 is the rave
2018 is not just like any other year is the year to dominant the music industry globally
Currently my company have partners in USA, SOUTH AFRICA, AUSTRIA, GHANA AND CANADA ******
MY PLAN FOR THE YEAR IS TO BE THE BEST WITH THE BEST SERVICES
A good word on Music2Deal.com
MUSIC2DEAL IS JUST THE BEST PLATFORM I EVER BECAME A PART OF, I CAN EASILY CONNECT WITH MY CLIENT IN UK,GERMANY WITH THE HELP OF MUSIC2DEAL
the message system is just the best,
If am OFFline
I can easily get a mail notification when a message is sent to me.
Totally the best platform👍
CONTACT ME FOR ALL MARKETING AND artist management
2 thoughts on “Interview with Sixtus Gerald (CEO of MYMUSICNIGERIA-MEDIA)”
You might find a better response in France and Germany than the US and UK. French indie labels are aware of African music, and Germany has many festivals. Good luck.