2012 FIRST BREAK WINNERS WILL RECEIVE.....
- $2 million of Commercial Radio Airplay
Six weeks of airplay for both their first and second singles, across the day to the value of $2 million, on the Australian Radio Network, Southern Cross Austereo, DMG, ACE Radio, Grant Broadcasters, Prime Radio and Super Network. Check out more about 2012 First Break partners here.
- $250,000 of Commercial support
Commercial support (advertising), valued at approximately $250,000 across 12 months from the Participating Networks, including commercial support for the first and second singles, touring and album release.
- Digital Distribution Deal with The Mushroom Group
A digital distribution deal with The Mushroom Group for online sales via ITunes, Nokia, 3, Big Pond. Both singles will be submitted to ARIA and AIR for inclusion in the singles chart survey.
- Marketing, Promotion and Publicity
Professional help regarding mainstream media, electronic and digital marketing, artist management, sales capacities and cover design for digital radio servicing.
- Live Performance Opportunities
One of the most valuable elements to the program is the live performance in front of the radio and music industry at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRAs) in October. This event gives winners the opportunity to perform live in front of key people from the commercial radio and music industries.
- Artwork for two single covers
- Music video production for two singles
- Tour support (production & accommodation)
2012 FIRST BREAK FINALISTS WILL RECEIVE.....
The Finalists from this year’s First Break program will be required to attend the Workshop and Performance in Sydney on the 26th September.
The First Break Workshop will offer Finalists invaluable ‘money can’t buy’ access to establish and forge close and direct communications with influential commercial radio programmers. The Workshop will be primarily designed to engage the artists and bands with a realistic perspective about commercial radio, increase their knowledge of how music directors make their decisions and increase their chance of airplay on Australian commercial radio.
The workshop will include advice on strategies for servicing a new song, maintaining radio profile, securing network support, information on how playlists and formats are developed and what stations are looking for with regard to new Australian music.