Chartburst uses music industry connections to get popular new musicians a listen from record label scouts.

Justin Bieber. Esmee Denters. American Idol. The Voice. The past decade has made two things about the music industry crystal clear: the Internet is a great way to discover talent (Denters is signed with Justin Timberlake’s label, Tennman Records), and the public wants to have a hand in who makes it big. Chartburst is working to bring the two together.

A new online music community, Chartburst is a startup company that has the goal of connecting unsigned talent with major record labels. The founders of Chartburst, Francis and Laurie Gane, run a recording studio of their own in the U.K. and understand as well as anyone that not everyone can get noticed, no matter how good they are.

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