The Reason Why More Musicians Are Releasing Their Own Music

BBC correspondent Mike Savage wrote a piece highlighting one artist’s remarkable story. Lauren Spencer-Smith, British-born Canadian singer-songwriter from Vancouver Island, has no record deal. Her song, ‘Fingers Crossed’ was released this time last year and reached top five on the UK singles chart. Her music is distributed by an American service TuneCore and although ‘Fingers Crossed’ went viral on Tik Tok before crossing over into the mainstream charts, Smith still receives 100% of her royalties wherever her songs are streamed. Read more details about a few artists who have chosen to self release their material here.


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