Beatport Next: Apply Now for The Class of 2023

Enter for your chance to be a part of the Beatport Next class of 2023 and get a full year of dedicated support from Beatport.

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Oct 11, 2022
Cameron Holbrook

First started in 2021, Beatport’s accelerator program for emerging artists, Beatport Next, has given numerous acts a significant career boost, providing them with the promotional tools they need to amplify their sound and introduce them to audiences worldwide.

Check out the artists from our previous classes below.

Beatport Next Class of 2021: TSHA, Kevin de Vries, Logic1000, VNSSA, Alignment, IMANU

Beatport Next Class of 2022: 8Kays, AMÉMÉ, Emily Nash, Jaden Thompson, Marina Trench, Nia Archives, Nikki Nair, Risa Taniguchi

With the end of the year fast approaching, we are now offering a fresh group of eight new talented artists the opportunity to join the Beatport Next Class of 2023!

So what does our Beatport Next program do exactly, and how can it help bring more attention to your sound?

Over the course of the next 12 months, Beatport may provide its eight Beatport Next artists with homepage features, banners, and eye-catching placement for new releases throughout our store, featured playlists, editorial coverage on Beatportal, live streams, and social media support.

With Beatport Next, we’re deepening our commitment to supporting upcoming artists at various stages of their development, while strengthening their visibility and connection to Beatport’s global DJ community.

What are we looking for in an artist who wants to join the Beatport Next class of 2023?

With Beatport Next, we wish to cover a wide range of genres and scenes, so what you play and where you’re from doesn’t matter! We highly value diversity at Beatport.

Primarily, we are looking for artists who have signed to a few record labels or run their own imprint, are skilled and experienced DJs, have music currently available on Beatport, and have a heavy release schedule for 2023.

How does one submit to be considered for the Beatport Next class of 2023?

Easy! Click on the link below and fill out the form. If we think you’re a good fit, we’ll reach out to you via email before the end of the year.

Please note that the deadline to apply is November 7th, 2022.


Thanks for applying, and good luck!

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