Midem Artist Accelerator

Presented by Amuse

  • The Midem Artist Accelerator is an exclusive bootcamp for artists and their entourages.

    Designed to support managers, agents, labels and publishers as they look to grow their artists’ profiles globally. It’s a unique opportunity to access Midem business expertise in export and innovative solutions.

    Each year, 11 promising artists picked by an elite Artistic Committee all:

    • Get to play live on the beautiful beach of Cannes
    • Benefit from a tailored 360 degrees programme onsite with key players from the global music community including:

    - Entry to selected conferences

    - Learning and coaching sessions with industry mentors

    - Networking opportunities

    Get notified when MAA 2020 call for entry opens

  • 2019 Midem Artist Accelerator Finalists

  • 2019 Midem Artist Accelerator Committee

  • A 360° programme

    mentoring sessions at midem 2018

    Mentoring Sessions

    With top-notch industry players

    workshops at midem 2018


    Exploring the latest services and best practices

  • pitching sessions at midem 2018

    Pitching Sessions

    With prestigious music supervisors during the Global Sync & Brands Summit

    concerts at midem 2018

    Live Performances

    On the Midem by Night Beach stage

  • Exclusive conversations

    Exclusive Conversations

    With inspiring artists giving you best tips

    conferences and business meetings at midem 2018

    Business Meetings

    Focusing on export and monetisation

  • one to one sessions at midem 2018

    One-To-One Sessions

    With marketing, legal, publishing experts

    programme promotion at midem 2018


    Across all Midem communication incl. official vinyl compilation & playlist

  • MAA Alumni success stories

  • Listen to the previous Midem Artist Accelerator Finalists

  • Selection Criteria

    • Be 18 years old or over;
    • Be an individual artist or a band;
    • Have a dedicated professional supporting team (manager, label, agent etc.);
    • Demonstrate media coverage and a solid presence on social networks;
    • Have a recording or publishing deal;
    • Have a minimum of 5 official live performances booked between 2018 – 2019;
    • Present a career development strategy (including export) with concrete short and long term objectives.

    2019 Key dates

    • 5 November 2018: Opening of the call for entries
    • 3 February 2019: Closing of the call for entries
    • Early March: Announcement of the pre-selections
    • Mid April: Announcement of the Finalists
    • Early May: Announcement of the “Online Community Vote Winner”
      and “Artistic Committee Coup de Coeur”

    Key documents

    FAQ Download
    Terms & Conditions Download
    Great stories start
    at Midem
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