FAQ

General questions

What is Music artists for the planet?

Music artists for the planet is an organization that manages and promotes social initiatives. 

United and True Heroes Recordings are both initiatives managed and promoted by Music artists for the planet. 

What is United?

United is an initiative managed and promoted by Music artists for the planet. United takes place annually and involves music producers from around the world, internationally renowned and not, for the production of a music album with the aim of raising awareness of Sustainable Development Goals. Each song produced tells in musical form an SDG. All proceeds from the sale of the album are donated to charity. United it’s released once a year, every year, the 10 december, during the Human Rights Day

What is True Heroes Recordings?

True Heroes Recordings shortened THR is a charity label managed and promoted by Music artists for the planet. 

What are SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

SDGs are 17 in total: 

GOAL 1: No Poverty

GOAL 2: Zero Hunger

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

GOAL 4: Quality Education

GOAL 5: Gender Equality

GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

GOAL 13: Climate Action

GOAL 14: Life Below Water

GOAL 15: Life on Land

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

What are MDGs?

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were eight international development goals for the year 2015 that had been established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the United Nations Millennium Declaration. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) succeeded the MDGs in 2016. 

In United 2018 tracks were inspired just by SDGs. 
In United 2019 tracks were inspired by SDGs and MDGs. 

MDGs are 8 in total: 

1. to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; 
2. to achieve universal primary education;
3. to promote gender equality and empower women;
4. to reduce child mortality;
5. to improve maternal health;
6. to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases;
7. to ensure environmental sustainability;
8. to develop a global partnership for development.

When United it’s released?

United it’s released once a year, every year, the 10 December, during the Human Rights Day

What is the Human Rights Day?

The international Human Rights Day is a worldwide celebration held on December 10 of every year. The date was chosen to commemorate the proclamation by the United Nations General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948.

Where I can listen to United?

You can listen United on YouTube, Soundcloud and all the Digital Stores. 
You can find it also on Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok. 

How many editions of United have been released?

2 editions of United have been released so far, you can learn more in the “Previous editions” section of our website.

To which organization are United’s proceeds donated?

Every year United donates to a different non-profit. In the first edition, we donated to UNICEF. In the second edition, we decided to donate to Save the Children. 

Is it possible to suggest a nonprofit to donate to?

Sure, feel free to suggest your favorite no-profit by sending an e-mail to musicartistsfortheplanet@gmail.com or using our contact form in the “Contact us” section of our website. 

Artists and partners questions

How can I be part of United album as an artist?

You can be part of United album as an artist during a period of the year that generally runs from April to May or June. Every year during that time we open applications. 

However, you can send a demo to musicartistsfortheplanet@gmail.com at any time to receive feedback or to release on our charity label, True Heroes Recordings.

It’s possible to send demos for True Heroes Recordings?

Sure, you can send your demos to musicartistsfortheplanet@gmail.com

Which are the accepted genres for United album?

All genres, a part too hard ones. 

Which are the accepted genres for True Heroes Recordings?

House and it’s sub-genres. 
(French House, Future House, Progressive House and so on) 

Can I send remixes and mash-up for United album or THR?

At the moment we don’t accept remixes or mash-up. 

How can I be a partner of United?

Just e-mail us to musicartistsfortheplanet@gmail.com

Make sure to explain who you are, what you do and why we should be partner. Please, send us as much information as possible. 

It’s possible to be part of the United or THR team?

Sure, e-mail us to musicartistsfortheplanet@gmail.com

Make sure to explain who you are, what you do and why you want to be part of the team. Please, send us as much information as possible. 

Application questions

When will the United 2020 applications be open?

1st april, save the date!

Which is the deadline?

You can apply from 1st April to May 1st at midnight (CEST)

For any extensions, we will publish an official statement. 

Where can I apply?

Just use the following form

Why should I apply?

United was born with the intent to help people through music, if you want to contribute this initiative can be a good opportunity. 

Is it necessary to send a complete demo through the United application form?

No, it’s not necessary. You can attach your Soundcloud, YouTube, Spotify or any other platform profile.
You can attach unpublished or already released music. 

What is the selection criteria?

We select artists evaluating the quality of the music they make, their passion, their will to do good.
Unfortunately we can’t select all of them, United has limited places (17 to 25). 

We do NOT make a selection based on followers, views or other similar criteria. 

Which non-profit are we donating to this year?

The decision will be made over the next few months.

Suggestion? Send us an e-mail to musicartistsfortheplanet@gmail.com

Which genres are accepted?

All the EDM genres, a part too hard ones. 
Our album deals with sensitive themes, each track must represent a Sustainable Development Goals

 
Is it possible to choose the SDG on which to base my song?

Sure, once selected we will make dedicated poll. 

When will I know if I’ve been selected?

Around the 20 May. 

If I get selected and I don’t want to participate anymore, what happens?

Nothing, but please apply just if you are interested and available to work in the next months.