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Winamp Has Launched Winamp for Creators – A2IM Member Spotlight

Written by Winamp

At Winamp, our goal is to unlock the relationship between artists and fans, and the new service Winamp for Creators is our answer to the music industry’s need for a fairer model in digital music. At the center of this is the Winamp Fanzone, a space that offers artists the opportunity to build a new, recurring revenue stream.

Creators will be able to set up direct-to-fan subscriptions with custom tiers and pricing, offering their supporters access to exclusive content and experiences. In its essence, it’s the ultimate fan club, owned by the artist and filled with their unique creativity.

The first year is completely free for artists who sign up between March 15 and April 15, after which it’s just €50/$55 per year. They will also have this time to create and customize their profiles and tiers before the platform is made available to listeners and fans on April 15. If you’re a musician, get ready to plug into the power of your fans and join our community of Winamp Creators here.

Listener or fan will be able to give voice to the artists they love in the Winamp Fanzone, forming part of a unified, fluid experience integrated into the new Winamp player. This will be launching on April 15, so stay tuned!

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
For information about how to join our community, see here.