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Everything You Need To Know About Instagram Verification as a Musician and Business Owner

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Today, we have a lot to talk about in this article. So, If you are seeing this article you are definitely in the right place because we are going to share with you everything you need to know about Instagram verification as a musician and business owner. What is Instagram verification? This is a Blue Check-MARK that shows or appears on the right or left side of a famous Instagram username Lol… Which means that you are either a famous musician, a famous brand, or a public figure. Everyone using Instagram can apply for verification on the Mobile app easily but only a few get verified the reason is that they know the secret behind the verification process.

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Can anyone be verified on Instagram?

There is something you need to know that Instagram has very strict policies about the verification process. Not everyone is eligible for a verified badge on their account; in fact, it’s quite hard to get the Instagram badge. But, it’s easy to sign in to your Instagram account and request a verified badge. But the verification process has got a lot more complicated after that. Instagram will review your application and they will only approve your account if only you meet the requirement. Below is the requirement you need to pay attention to before you apply on the Mobile App:

Authentic – Your Instagram account must represent a real person, artist, or registered business.

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Unique – Instagram doesn’t verify interest accounts. Your account must be your unique presence, and you can only verify one account in your name/ artist name.

Complete – You’re required to have a bio, profile photo, and at least one post. Your account must also be set to “public” and can’t contain any “add me” links to your other social media accounts.

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Notable – This is probably the hardest criteria to meet. Instagram only verifies accounts that represent well-known, frequently-searched-for individuals, businesses, or brands. They’ll want to see evidence that you feature in multiple news sources, and these can’t be paid-for or any form of promotional content.

How do I get verified on Instagram when am not famous?

We get a lot of messages from Musicians and business owners on Instagram asking this question on how to get verified on Instagram when they are not famous. It’s hard to get an Instagram verified badge if you’re not famous or if you’re still growing your fanbase. The best way to get your Instagram verified is to make sure your profile meets Instagram’s four-point verification criteria. Work on your Notability by appearing in as many reliable news sources as you can and by accumulating awards and achievements for your music. You can boost your notability by inviting journalists to attend your concert and asking them to write and publish a review afterward or You can also contact a PR agency to get you on a reliable news source.

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What are the reliable news sources for Instagram verification?

There are thousands of news sources there but few of them are reliable. Today we are going to share the List out the most reliable news sources for Instagram verification. The reliable news source mentioned here can get you VERIFIED within 30-90days.

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  1. Honk Magazine (Google News)
  2. Earmilk (Google News)
  3. The Source (Verified Platform)
  4. Thisis50 (Verified Platform)
  5. Influencive (Verified Platform)
  6. All HipHop (Verified Platform)
  7. Sheen Magazine (Verified Platform)
  8. Muzique Magazine (Google News)
  9. Hustle Franklins
  10. Dark Magazine (Important)
  11. News Break (Verified Platform)
  12. Respect Magazine (Google News)
  13. Time Bulletin (Important)
  14. Elevator Magazine (Important)
  15. Hype Off Life (Important)
  16. HipHop Since1987 (Important)
  17. State of HipHop (Important)
  18. New Fire Music (Important)
  19. Gotham Magazine (Important)
  20. About Insider (Important)
  21. Cali Post (Important)
  22. Daily Advent (Important)
  23. Menafn (Important)
  24. Vocal Creators (Verified Platform)
  25. DJ Ice Berg (Important)
  26. Redx Magazine (Important)
  27. Voyage Magazine (Important)
  28. 1st Day Fresh (Important)
  29. Kazi Magazine (Google News)
  30. Swagger Magazine (Important)
  31. HypeFresh (Very Important)
  32. Itsbizkit (Verified Platform)
  33. Forbes India (Verified Platform)
  34. HipHop Weekly (Very Important)
  35. Daily Herald (Verified Platform)
  36. Vents Magazine (Google News)
  37. Broad Way World (Google News + Verified Platform)
  38. Futuresharks (Important)
  39. LA Weekly (Important)
  40. Medium (Verified Platform)
  41. Seekers Time (Important)
  42. US Times Now (Important)
  43. America Dailypost (Important)
  44. Flaunt Magazine (Verified Platform)
  45. Disrupt Magazine (Very Important)
  46. The Hype Magazine (Very Important)
  47. Yahoo News (Verified Platform)
  48. TheInscriber Magazine (Important)
  49. The Odyssey Online (Verified Platform)
  50. Laprogressive (Important)

The sites listed above are reliable news sources PR agencies use to get their clients verified on Instagram. If you like this article don’t forget to drop a comment below and don’t forget to send Natalie a message if you have any questions. Like “How many News Sources does a musician need to get verified?”

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In Conclusion:

If you are a musician or a business owner you need to create a Google Knownledge Panel which will show up on Google when anyone search you on Google and it must be verified. It’s very important to add in your social media link Like “Follow Honk Magazine on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter”, the inner link will redirect reader to your social media account so it’s very important they mention your social media. The more Top tiers to target the more chance to get verified FAST!

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Natalie is a journalism major with a focus on Entertainment and Music who aspires to become a Content Creator For Honk Magazine. Eventually, she wants to be the Publisher or Editor-in-Chief of a major Publishing House. She loves helping people find their voice and passion for writing and journalism, and she can always be found with coffee in hand, editing another article.

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Spotlighting Rising Sun’s Rising Stars: The Journey from Studio to Stardom

At the threshold of musical possibility, Rising Sun Music Recording Studios marks the embarkation point for budding artists’ transformative journeys. Beyond its mere existence as a studio, this creative sanctuary becomes a launchpad—a place where the echo of dreams collides with the rhythm of potential. Under the experienced mentorship of producer John Seda, Rising Sun emerges as a haven where burgeoning talents embark on their voyage from humble studio sessions to the grand stage of the music industry.

Embarking on a Musical Odyssey

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For budding talents seeking a platform to ignite their musical journeys, Rising Sun stands as a guiding luminary. The studio’s doors open wide to welcome aspiring artists who harbor a fire within, ready to translate their passion into melodic tales.

Crafting Soundscapes

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Within Rising Sun’s walls, emerging artists find more than a recording space—they discover a collaborative sanctuary. Here, the budding musicians, guided by seasoned mentors, craft their sonic narratives. It’s not just about laying down tracks; it’s about nurturing artistic expression and sculpting a unique auditory identity.

The Studio’s Role in Shaping Careers:

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As these budding artists sculpt their melodies, Rising Sun’s role transcends beyond the technical aspects of production. The studio becomes a catalyst for artistic growth—a place where talents blossom and creative visions crystallize.

Navigating the Industry Landscape

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Stepping into the music industry isn’t just about creating music; it’s about navigating the complex tapestry of the business. Rising Sun equips its emerging artists with more than just musical prowess; it provides them with the tools to navigate the industry’s nuances, guiding them through the multifaceted facets of the music business.

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With Rising Sun’s support, emerging artists gradually step into the spotlight. The studio’s collaborations, its knack for identifying raw talent, and its dedication to honing skills play a pivotal role in catapulting these talents from the studio’s comforting embrace to the dazzling lights of the stage.

Celebrating Success Stories

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The success stories emerging from Rising Sun’s chambers aren’t just about achieving fame; they’re about celebrating the journeys. From studio sessions filled with creativity to chart-topping hits that resonate with audiences, Rising Sun’s emerging artists carve their niche in the musical landscape.

Conclusion

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In the harmonious realm of Rising Sun Music Recording Studios, the journey from the studio to the spotlight isn’t just a sequence of events—it’s a soulful odyssey. It symbolizes the studio’s unwavering commitment to fostering budding talents, guiding them through the intricacies of the music industry, and witnessing their ascent to musical stardom. It’s more than a success story; it’s a melodic testament to the transformative power of mentorship and dedication in shaping the futures of emerging artists.

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2 Shadows Show They Are Ready For Prime Time With New Song “Mad God”

Somehow I missed hearing 2 Shadows until now. I intend to redress that oversight with this review. The pair of lead singer Glen Bridden and guitarist Tyrst Germaine first banded together as 2 Shadows in 2015 yet still deliver new music with every bit of the passion you’d expect from a hungry debuting act with a chip on their shoulder and something to prove. They are in full effect during their new single “Mad God” and, frankly, I haven’t heard metal this immediate and bracing in many years. This band is definitely ready for prime time and I don’t think there’s any stopping them.

Tryst Germaine’s mammoth guitar sound will be a big reason why. It is one of the chief characteristics of their music that I believe separates 2 Shadows from many of their brethren. It immediately dominated the song once it entered the picture in full force, but I must say that it never diminishes the vocal. This is because both Tryst’s guitar, as well as other elements of the song, are so well produced that there isn’t a single component that stands out at the expense of another.

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Glen Bridden may be the only singer alive who could keep up with him and this demanding track. Segueing from the bleak and ruminative opening featuring his voice and piano into the six-string bloodletting that follows isn’t something every vocalist can do. He does and, in my opinion, makes it sound easy. He hits many particularly thrilling high points during the song’s more aggressive sections that will leave all but the hardest of hearts thrilled by his musical presence.

Presence is something that this song and band have in abundance. I mentioned that Germaine’s guitar has an all-consuming sound, but it’s really the band as a whole that cannot be denied. The opening section with its piano and singing creates a world all its own without ever seeming like some sort of put on. There’s no doubt in my mind that 2 Shadows would still make music together even if they never recorded another note. These guys are “lifers” and you hear it in their voice and playing alike.

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It ends conclusively bookended by the same quiet atmospherics that begins the song. It’s another indication of how the band began the recording process for this track with a clear imaginative vision and followed it through to its logical conclusion. Their focus pays off with one of the most thunderous metal/hard rock tracks in recent memory high and leaves a mark on listeners.

There’s so much music out there and so little time. 2 Shadows simply hadn’t landed on my radar yet. Well, they’re here now, and here they’ll stay. As an older metal fan, I am thrilled to hear a band that likes living on a creative knife edge, but I’m even happier to hear a band that compromises nothing and says take us as we are because we aren’t going anywhere. The single “Mad God” proves 2 Shadows will be with us for some time to come and we, as music fans, are better off for it. 

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Brent Musgrave

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