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    Spotify PR Spotlight: Virtuoso Music

    It’s always a good sign when a Spotify PR company rejects your song. It means they’re selective, a prerequisite to establishing fruitful relationships with influential curators.

    Virtuoso Music rejected my first submission, so I sent them three more. To my relief, they approved one of them:

    We really love “In Motion” and we think that has a really good placement potential based on our curator’s list. Amazing work on the unique production and on the extremely catchy vocals.

    A pricing table followed shortly thereafter:

    Note that they only guarantee the number of playlist placements and the reach of those playlists, not the number of streams. Another good sign!

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