MTV Names Artist Growth Best Music App

23 August 2012
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Austin, TX – CURTIS Digital, a leading technology service company, is proud to announce the app it developed for Artist Growth has been named Best Music App by the MTV O Music Awards. Artist Growth is a revolutionary mobile software platform of intuitive tools that easily manage all of the daily tasks facing musicians-from aspiring amateurs to seasoned talents. Users can monitor all daily tasks, coordinate multi-dimensional projects and steadily grow business, all from one robust interface.

MTV’s O Music Awards celebrates the best in digital music. Artist Growth beat out apps from major industry players like Spotify and Live Nation to win Best Music App.

“Artist Growth is an amazing concept that gives artists access to expert knowledge about all aspects of the industry, from marketing to booking shows,” said John Curtis, CEO, CURTIS Digital. “We took that idea and developed it into an easy-to-use app for any working musician; it’s exciting to see that work recognized.” Launched in 2012, the Artist Growth platform has been lauded by such outlets as Fast Company, Business Insider, American Songwriter and Gizmodo. BMI, one of three American performing rights organizations that collect licensing fees on behalf of artists, has also taken notice of the innovative platform. Artist Growth has forged a partnership with BMI to streamline live performance royalties.

“Artist Growth is an idea generated by musicians to make life easier for musicians,” said Matt Urmy, CEO, Artist Growth. “We wanted a tool to assist artists in taking care of all the tasks involved in their day-to-day and CURTIS Digital stepped up big time in bringing that idea to life.”

CURTIS Digital is a different kind of technology services provider. Based in Austin, the company prides itself on its ideas and expertise delivering solutions for both simple and highly complex problems. Specializing in user experience designsoftware developmentproject management and execution, CURTIS Digital works with clients to meet their specific needs.