The A&R Report is a music industry tool started by Michael Asante for discovering the latest in emerging talent worldwide. They put their focus mainly on unsigned talent, in addition to introducing newly signed talent to their followers and industry network around the world. Currently, the contributing team consists of music professionals from Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Philadelphia, London and Germany. The primary goal is to connect music industry executives to independent artists worldwide. The A&R Report pride themselves on providing aspiring musicians with insight related to industry news, music business tips, as well as interviews from their network of music professionals. By connecting artists with music business professionals, they strive to provide artists with many platforms to assist with showcasing their new music while growing their fan base.
A&R Report was established by A&R executive Michael Asante. First starting off as an industry newsletter for select executives, The A&R Report has branched into showcases, seminars, workshops and interviews from some of the top music industry professionals in the world. While Michael's emphasis is solely on focusing on finding talent, he's amassed a subscriber list of almost 10,000 professionals in addition to a following of over 90,000 on Twitter. "Without no artist there would be no music industry. Our mission is to assist artists and to help them grow their careers". Artists we're here to help. Let's connect ! Michael's primary goal is to connect music industry executives to independent artists worldwide. While connecting artists with music business professionals, Michael strives to provide artists with many platforms to assist with showcasing their new music while growing their fan base. In addition, Michael is currently serving as Global A&R for new label Artistry/Universal and is looking for the next generation of superstars.