Edge Music Network Announces Record-Breaking First Half of 2018
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Edge Music Network (EMN), a music video streaming service delivering on-demand video content through a powerful syndication platform, is proud to announce a record-breaking first half of 2018. The company expanded its user base to over 35,000 per month nationwide compared to 1,500 users per month in 2017. EMN’s latest advances enable users to interact, book a band, watch live performances, follow artists on their official social media channels and connect through the platform’s chat capability.
“We had a stellar start to 2018 and the momentum continues to build,” says CEO Elizabeth Vargas, the industry veteran and powerhouse who founded EMN in 2011. “Our community of global citizens is rapidly growing and it’s exciting to see that so many people around the world believe in the universal and transformative power of music. The platform exists as much to help artists extend their reach and realize lucrative monetization opportunities, as it does to serve as a catalyst for change. Our ongoing growth, investor interest and renowned partnerships are just the beginning of EMN’s journey to fulfill its mission of making the world a better place.”
In summary, Edge Music Network hit the following milestones during the first half of 2018:
-- Grew user base by 2,233 percent. -- Reached new users in all 50 states -- Doubled new artist sign-ups to nearly 40 a month -- Delivered a compelling new way for artists and musicians to connect with fans through the launch of its Artist Pages -- Partnered with industry renowned digital distribution service MondoTunes to offer artists a full 360 distribution model for Mp4 as well as Mp3 music videos -- Launched the Play It Forward feature to allow fans to support their favorite artist with monetary donations
On a mission to reinvent the way music is heard, viewed and shared, EMN is backed by industry giants such as John Paul DeJoria, VH1 Classic founder Eric Sherman, Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler, The Who lead singer Roger Daltrey, Queen drummer Roger Taylor.
“There’s no stopping us now,” added Vargas. “With unending growth in sight, we are more determined than ever to connect artists and fans with the music industry’s most cutting-edge platform to help bridge the gap between content creators, artists and music fans.”
ABOUT EDGE MUSIC NETWORK: Edge Music Network (EMN) is a music video streaming service delivering on-demand video content through a powerful syndication platform designed to enable a fair compensation structure ensuring artists get the royalties they deserve, and fans get uninterrupted access to the music they love—anytime, anywhere. With powerful search tools for discovering and streaming on demand, users can watch the latest music videos, concerts and events of the highest quality. The EMN mobile app unlocks premium content, allowing users to easily create, manage and share custom playlists and enjoy channels with music videos curated by EMN experts. The Edge Music Network dedicates a percentage of profits to charitable causes that feed the hungry, aid victims of natural disasters and support homeless veterans. Supported by an advisory board of renowned musicians and industry professionals, and in partnership with leading content creators, independent artists and marquee music labels like Universal, Capitol Records, Def Jam and Geffen—Edge Music Network is on a mission to reinvent how music is heard, viewed and shared. Edge Music Network delivers an unlimited, unrestricted and unbelievable audio and video experience—and unites people with the transformative power of music. For more information, follow Edge Music Network on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, and visit www.edgemusic.com.
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