Midem Digital

Accessible to all, it aims to bring the global music community together to discuss, collaborate, and share solutions for our industry in the post-Covid era.

If you’ve missed something or want to discover more, all content remain live on the platform and there'll be more in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

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Midem Digital

Our digital platform aims to bring the global music community together online to stimulate discussion, share solutions, and achieve a better understanding of what is ahead for our industry in the post-COVID era.

It allow participants to seize new business opportunities and network with relevant business partners on a global scale thanks to international forums and masterclasses by music tech entrepreneurs and artists, as well as conferences with key players in the international music community. 

Midem Digital Playlist

Midem Digital is where international networking happens and ideas are shared. Discover a selection of Midem Digital 2020 unique music industry and artistic content in this playlist.

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Hall of Fame Songwriters in Conversation: Jermaine Dupri & Dallas Austin

In association with Deepr

In this unique online conversation, the Grammy award-winning producers and Hall of Fame songwriters, Jermaine Dupri & Dallas Austin will share all the secrets behind their most famous hits. Let’s take a deep dive into their amazing prolific music careers!

From shaping the Hip-Hop/R&B sound of the 90s with artists like Kris Kross, Boyz II Men, Usher or TLC to produce hits for superstars like Michael Jackson, Madonna or Mariah Carey, you don’t want to miss their incredible journey through music history. 

This exclusive online conversation is presented by Atlanta-Based Music App Deepr and moderated by Executive Hip-Hop & Brand Consultant Samira Kaelin.

Shaping the Future of the Music industry with Denis Ladegaillerie

One of the leading players of the music industry at global level, Believe is the specialist in both distribution and services for independent artists and labels.  Believe owns DIY platform TuneCore and works with its own family of labels.

As we go through an unprecedented period with Covid-19, its CEO Denis Ladegaillerie discusses the future of the music industry, shares his vision on how we can reinvent our business for artists to thrive in this new uncertain context.

A conversation with Akon

Iconic Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum artist, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Akon takes us behind the scenes of his multidimensional career.

With a career spanning over two decades, Akon has never ceased to push the boundaries of creativity by creating new sounds, producing some of the most iconic hits of the 2000s and collaborating with artist from all around the world.  2019 marks a strong comeback for Akon, with six new albums released in 2019, including “El Negreeto”, a Latin album with smash hits and, an afrobeats record, Akonda.

The Impacts of Covid-19 on the Music Industry


As the world was shook by the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, entertainment and music were among those sectors hit the strongest. As live venues closed and lockdown became the new reality, the number of initiatives from artists, individual companies, trade associations and music industries as a whole showed the business could united to find common solutions to this unprecedented crisis. This panel sheds light on some of those initiatives and analyses the impacts of Covid-19 on our industry.

Enter the Creative Lab of Ibeyi & Emicida


This session features two major artists from France and Brazil. It is the opportunity for them to share their creating process, from songwriting to performing, mixing the rhythm of traditions with new materials as well as their collaboration on the track “Hacia el Amor” and their concert at Rock in Rio (one of the biggest festival in Latin America). 


Youtube’s Tuma Basa & Artist Manager Thabiso Khati Talk About the African Hip-Hop Globalisation


In this online conversation, Youtube’s Urban Director Tuma Basa and Artist Manager Thabiso Khati  share their vision on the African music globalization phenomenon,  giving exclusive insights on keys to success and analysing challenges that can arise on the way to the top of the global game.


Fundraising Fundamentals


With "Music Tech Startup Thrive Series", Midem helps entrepreneurs get insights from insiders.  This episode “Fundraising Fundamentals” features Fred Davis, Partner at the Raine Group, and John Acquaviva, Managing Partner at Plus 8 Equity, providing investors' tips. Dani Deahl, Music Tech Journalist at The Verge, moderates. They share insights into how and when a startup should approach investors, what VCs expect from entrepreneurs, what a presentation deck should include and much more. 


FAQ Midem Digital

Event agenda

Visit our Event Agenda to discover all the exclusive conferences and concerts offered by the Midem Digital platform.

You can add your favourite sessions to your schedule and start enjoying our amazing line-up of legendary keynote speakers and artists.


Content library

Navigate our Content Library to reap the benefits of market intelligence through exclusive Midem content. This includes new releases like our ‘Music in Asia’ and ‘The sound of music in sync with esports’ white papers, blog posts and videos of Midem in Cannes, as well as 2019 Dynaudio sessions.


Artist discovery

Just as Midem’s physical gatherings do, Midem Digital will be your place to discover the freshest global emerging talent. The newly created ‘Artist Discovery’ section will indeed introduce you to an exciting line-up of international emerging artists, through a complete gallery of 55+ artists’ profiles.


Artist & label services directory

Midem unveils the first-ever ‘Artist and Label Services Directory’, as a prelude to Midem Artist and Label Services Forum at Midem 2021: a marketplace where labels, managers and artists can discover, source and adopt services that provide marketing, sales, rights management, legal and distribution solutions.


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