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Published on September 29th, 2018 | by Jerry Doby


Tunecore Exec Shelby Kennedy and American Idol Alum Casey James Talk the Power of Digital


Shelby Kennedy, VP of Entertainment Relations at digital distribution giant Tunecore and Casey James, 2010 American Idol alum discuss what makes Tunecore one of the go-to platforms for artists and songwriters looking for complete control over their projects and money!

Interview highlights:

Shelby Kennedy, Tunecore Vice President of Entertainment Relations

Shelby Kennedy, Tunecore Vice President of Entertainment Relations

Hear Shelby discuss the vast toolbox provided by Tunecore to aid and assist independent artists in planning and managing their music and their careers.

American Idol alum Casey James

American Idol alum Casey James

Listen to Casey James, American Idol alum, and former Sony Music recording artist describe why he chose Tunecore as the platform to fulfill his needs as he strives to have his music heard…his way!

 Mini-Backstory: The one-time American Idol star was on Columbia Nashville after previously being signed to Sony’s BNA imprint. After five years and four radio singles, Casey made the move to strike out independently and now the star has taken his show to TuneCore where he exercises full creative control.

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Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine, and internationally published arts & entertainment journalist. Member of the U.S. Department of Arts and Culture as well as the United States Press Corps.

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