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

* Data provided by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) and International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)

Access List of Japanese Record Labels, Music Festivals, Show Organizers, Distributors, Publishers

Every year, Japanese spend over a billion YEN 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.

Learn more about the music market in Japan

Many bands/artists and record labels from all over the world rely on Japan as a source of fans and revenue.

Create a FREE Japanese web/mobile site and start promoting your music in Japan.

See the indie artists/bands from your country that are active in Japan.

In the videos below, random people in Tokyo are asked what song they are listening to. Many listen to all kinds of music from around the world!

Learn about performing live in Japan and how to set up your Japan Tour.