Ebeatu set to revolutionise music distribution with NextXtar
The brainchild of Qris Chinedu Ebeatu and partners, NextXtar.com has simplified the approach to music distribution, licensing and publishing worldwide. It is doing this via a user-friendly dashboard that allows artistes to upload their content free of charge in three easy steps.
NextXtar is supported by established partnerships with major global digital music and social media platforms ranging from UDUX, Apple Music, Spotify, YouTube, Tidal, Amazon, Instagram, Tik Tok, Deezer, Vevo and Facebook (Meta).
The platform also gives artistes the opportunity to compete for fabulous prizes, attract more fans, and judge how people perceive their art, while radio subscribers listen to music uploaded by represented artists and labels.
Ebeatu, the co-founder/CEO of the music distribution platform, explained that the platform was founded from a passion for discovering new talents in music: Its purpose is not only to ease digital music distribution in Africa and beyond but to assist with the marketing and promotion of the artists and their songs.
There will be no fees for uploading music to the platform.
The community interacts with, shares, and promotes music, as well as the over 500 music stores and streaming services. The digital music distribution model makes it easy for young talent from the continent and other countries to gain access to the global market for free.
As for what’s next, he said, NextXtar will be adding video to the platform. This will allow creatives to upload and share viral videos on the platform with subscribers. The app is available for download on the Google Play and Apple Play stores for Android and iOS devices.