Your Guide to the Unmissable DIY Musician Highlights in 2023

As 2023 draws to a close (how did we get here already?!) we take a gander back at this year with hazy “what just happened” goggles recollecting the moments that stood out to us as artists, and as the loyal members of an ever-evolving industry. Through the fog of countless challenges, policy shifts, impactful strikes in the entertainment industry, and a resounding call for change, 2023 stands as a vivid chapter in our collective memory.

In the spirit of reflection, let’s take a stroll through the top 10 DIY Musician articles of 2023: 

How to Promote Music on TikTok

Explore the rhythmic wonders of TikTok with our guide on effectively promoting music on this viral platform.

Promoting music on TikTok


How to Copyright Your Music – Complete Guide

Dive into the world of copyright for musicians with a comprehensive guide to protecting your musical creations.

how to copyright a song


5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Making Music

Chris Robley and Cristina Cano share insights that transcend time, offering valuable advice to those embarking on their musical journeys.


Latin GRAMMYs 2023: 8 CD Baby Artists Shine Bright Across 7 Categories

Celebrate the triumphs of eight CD Baby artists who earned nominations in seven categories at the Latin GRAMMYs 2023.

Latin GRAMMYs 2023: 8 CD Baby Artists Shine with Nominations Across 7 Categories


Why Musicians Quit (and How to Avoid It)

Explore the common pitfalls that lead musicians to contemplate quitting and discover strategies to overcome these challenges.

How to avoid burnout in music


The Scenius Approach to Navigating Industry Changes

Tune in to this DIY Musician Podcast episode with Rachel Bearinger and Cristina Cano discussing the concept of “scenius” and how it became a guiding light through industry changes.


Making Waves in the UK: A Roadmap to Radio Airplay for UK Artists

UK artists, set sail with a roadmap to radio airplay, unlocking the secrets to making waves in the dynamic music scene.


What New Musicians Can Learn from the Breakout Success of Peso Pluma

Uncover the story of Peso Pluma and extract valuable lessons from the breakout success of this musical sensation.


5 Things Musicians Get Wrong About Advertising

Learn the intricacies of music advertising as we dissect five common misconceptions that musicians often stumble upon.


A Musician’s Guide to Threads: Weaving a Community Symphony

Explore the power of online communities with our feature on “Threads for Musicians” and discover how virtual spaces connect artists, fostering collaboration and support.


As we bid adieu to 2023, we hope DIY Musician can be the chorus to inspire and guide you in the chapters yet to be written. We can’t wait to hear what music you make in 2024!