As a US licensed internet radio broadcaster, BWNR is required to let you know we are authorized through a license granted by Sound Exchange. As such, the station submits monthly reports of the songs aired on the station to Sound Exchange. You will be paid airplay royalties by Sound Exchange.
There are several things we require before considering your music for airplay on our station. We accept original music or legally licensed covers.
After reading ALL of the information on this page, provide the following information when you fill out the submission form at the bottom:
- Name of Band/Artist
- Main Contact Name
- Artist Facebook link
- 1 song ONLY MP3 preferred bitrate: 320kbps
Use “Music Submission” as the subject.
When submitting MP3 format songs, it is recommended that the following information is EMBEDDED(Encoded) into the MP3 file. An editor BWNR has used is MP3Tag. It allows you to add all of the information below and it’s FREE!
- Artist/Contributing artist
- Publisher/Copyright holder(s) – ALL of them; especially if it is a cover.
- Note: Submission of a cover will require you to provide a copy of the license agreement that you received showing it’s licensed with the original artist
- Not required but strongly recommended: the ISRC code Click here for more information
Any submissions that do not follow the above requirements will not be considered for airplay. Do Not send multiple emails – one song only.
What Happens Next
If BWNR accepts your submission, you will be contacted by email with further information. If accepted for airplay there will be a $10 processing fee. We have a worldwide audience and do our best to expose Indie Artists music. This is not a money making fee but a fee to help pay the costs of running the station and to keep it on the air worldwide. More details will be provided if accepted.
Submission of your music does guarantee airplay. Submission does imply that you agree to let us air your music with no monetary obligations on the part of BWNR above that which is required by U.S. Copyright Laws. We are licensed through Sound Exchange and we pay the current royalty rate set by the Copyright Royalties Board on a monthly basis.
BWNR assumes no publishing rights to any musician’s work by airing it.