Japan Music Marketing Promotion and Distribution Resources

Selling and Promoting Your Music in Japan

Japan Music Marketing Resources for Indie Artists, Bands, Managers, Record Labels

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The Music Market in Japan

View List of Japanese Record Labels, Music Festivals and Show Organizers

Global Share of Sales of Recorded Music

See more music industry statistics at the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) website and International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) website

Every year, Japanese spend over a billion dollars on music from foreign countries. If you are in the business of making and selling music, then Japan is your main market and should not be ignored.

The goal of this website is to provide resources to help indie bands/artists, managers and record labels sell and promote music in Japan. Please read the various sections and articles in this website to gain insight into doing business effectively in the Japanese music market.

More info about the music market in Japan

Many indie bands and labels that understand the global music business rely on Japan as a source of fans and revenue. When you're making more fans and selling more music, being "Big in Japan" is a good thing!

Click here to create a Japanese web/mobile site and start promoting your music in Japan.

See the artists/bands from your country that are currently trying to make it "Big in Japan".