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Music Industry Vet Shannon O’Shea Discusses What Musicians Actually Earn and Music Marketing Costs

Music industry professional Shannon O’Shea is back for part three of the informative interview on the realities of the music business.

In this segment Shannon discusses the perception of what recording artists earn vs. the reality and about some of the marketing costs musicians face that are quite different than the pubic assumes.  Some of these will come as a surprise to you.

Be sure to tune in next week when Shannon tells emerging recording artists how to market themselves as a musician and how to sign with a label.

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Be sure to see part one and part two of our interview with Shannon O’Shea if you missed them.  Shannon provides tremendous insight to how the music industry works and what challenges the recording artists you love deal with.  It’s valuable information for both recording artists and their fans.

Shannon O’Shea is a leading advocate for the rights of recording artists.  She is also the co-creator and founding manager of the multi-platinum group GARBAGE, and founding manager critically-acclaimed 8mm. Shannon and her select roster have worked with some of the world’s most compelling talent and their emissaries, including the Rolling Stones, Marilyn Manson, David Bowie, No Doubt, U2, Meat Beat Manifesto, Uncle Kracker, Moth, Kill Hannah, Foetus, Mellowdrone, System Of The Down, Depeche Mode, Deep Purple, Fiona Apple, Black Grape, Hanson, Folk Implosion, Chuck D, Michael Hutchence, Black Sabbath, Primal Scream, Ice Cube, Korn, Bjork, Churchill, Shining, Meese, Envy On The Coast, Puscifer, and A Perfect Circle amongst many others.

Stay tuned for the next part of this interview next Tuesday when Shannon discusses the perception vs the reality of what recording artists earn and what it takes to get their work played.  If you have topics you would like to see Shannon address in future episodes, please leave a comment.

You can learn more about Shannon O’Shea with SOS Management on her website:

Video produced by Mark Stout Photography.

Shannon O’Shea photo by Bo Roberts.

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Music Manager Shannon O’Shea on how much musicians earn

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