Essay on How to be a Singer

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How to be a Singer

Steps To Be A Singer…
Can fame and stardom come without struggles and hardships? When the word fame or stardom comes up, people usually think of movie celebrities, sports stars, and especially musicians. Musicians fill the world with the great sounds of rhythmic beats and melodies. Though the world is filled with musicians of all kinds, singers possess the true inborn gift, vocal talent, which can only be obtained at birth. Singers are seen living the good life with nice cars, luxurious mansions, and a constant cash flow. Those are all great images of a musician but they are the benefits that can only be received AFTER they are established. On the road to a record deal, there are numerous amounts of
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These affairs basically serve as scouting events for managers to see the new talent. If an agent likes you, you will most likely be given a contract for representation. If an agent does not see it fit that you are good enough for the business, then a record company will not either. No record label will take an aspiring artist seriously without a manager. A manager shows the label that they have someone experienced to back them up and show them the way to success. Without a manager, it is like Tiger Woods going to the driving range without his golf clubs or going to church without your Bible. Managers are very helpful and can assist you with many things, but take an enormous cut of your money, like about seven to ten percent when you are finally established. The initial costs of representation vary with every agent on the market. There are some agents who need little of your money to start the "look out" process, where record companies are trying to be found, and then receive more money when the deals are being closed. Some managers are very expensive but back themselves up with past representation of today's famous singers. Though it varies from agent to agent, one thing you can count on is spending a lot of money to get started. After you get a manager, you must set up studio time to record a demo tape. Studio sessions can be booked at any recording studio in your town.

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