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1) Crowdfund your vinyl project for less 2) Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) looking to collab with you 3) IHM artists on the charts

Posted By : IHM, Posted On : February 8, 2017

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Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) looking for lyricists to collab

Dave Stewart (Eurythmics)

Dave Stewart, of the Music Gateway advisory board, is looking for a lyricist to collaborate with him. He wrote the huge 80’s hit single, “Sweet Dreams” and now he’s looking for you to make the next big hit single with. The opportunity can be viewed here, free to sign up & pitch.

“I love writing songs and collaborating, with me you never know where this song may end up. I will choose one set of lyrics at the end of this project term to turn them into a song. I will then produce the demo and submit it to my publisher as a 50/50 co-write.” – Dave Stewart

IHM artists on the charts this week


1. Barry Zito

A fresh face to IHM, Barry Zito releases his EP, No Secrets. Making it on 4 different billboard charts. Baseball player turned musician, he has accomplished some amazing feats and has this to add to his list. Barry reported his presales sold from his official website to #makeitcount on the charts.

Barry Zito

2. Bobby Washington

Bobby Washington hits number 4 on the Hot Singles Sales chart. His success was help by direct-to-fan sales and Dropkick

Bobby Washington

3. Tropakana

For the 30th week, Tropakanas single, “Rollin” hit the Hot Singles Sales Chart. This is the longest running charted song in IHM’s history. His sales were recorded using by also using Dropkick.


Every sale is important, so shouldn’t they be treated like it? With Dropkick you can have your sales be reported with ease using our 12 step plan. For as little as $10 a month, you can have every sale #makeitcount on the charts. Get started today!

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