How do you get radio air play for your song?
Try seeking out a PR firm for musicians, there are quite a few out there. You might also want to hire a manager on a commission basis to help deal with PR for your talents. You will want to have demo CDs and promo material mailed directly to DJs and need a list to send the promos to as well. Try locally first and build your reputation from there.
It is one of the two: 1. People don't like the song and don't listen to the radio when it is playing and this causes the radio to not play the song because that radio wants people listening so it can make money on ads. 2. The radio doesn't play that type of music and plays music that most people like.
Where do Internet-based radio stations get the music they play from and do they pay to play the music?
What does it mean when you think about your ex and all of a sudden their favorite song plays on the radio?
What is the song playing in the English version of Kiki's delivery service when Gigi turns on the radio while they're flying?
Best thing to do is to call the station's request line, and ask the DJ that answers. If he/she doesn't mind you singing, sing your best! He or she will probably tape it and they MIGHT play you back on the air. I stress MIGHT because it's really up to the DJ whether or not they play you back. Don't take it personally if he or she doesn't, there just may be something else going…
How much can an artist musician make if their song is played over the radio or over the internet What do you get more either online or over the air?
Only the radio station has that power. It's important to remember that the radio industry is the business of selling commercials. This means that radio stations play music and programs that keep people tuned in to their station. Most people are likely to switch stations if they don't like a song or are unfamiliar with it. This is why many radio stations don't take a chance on songs that aren't popular. But, it's certainly possible…