DK Music Business Academy
Welcome to DKMBA.
You're just one song away...
First-Class Music Education and Powerful Tools For Independent Artists, Revolutionized.
You will learn how to release your music successfully step by step with The Roadmap To 1 Million Streams, gain a real genuine fanbase and commit to world domination with your music.
With over 5000 students so far in 70+ countries, DKMBA is the World's Number 1 Online Music Academy for Independent Artists, so you're in safe hands.
Subscribe From $16.50
7 day free trial
Where To Start
A Step-by-Step Process
- Starting with the flagship course The Roadmap To 1 Million Streams, you'll learn how to to master key platforms to get your music heard.
- DKMBA has over 40+ hours of courses, making it the biggest course library in Music Business Education.
Build a Real Fanbase.
- Anyone can get numbers. But you need invested fans.
- With DKMBA, you learn how to grow a dedicated and engaged fanbase who will support your music, utilising both organic and paid media strategies.
Monetise Your Music.
- Streams are great, but we need to set up our music as a business, regardless whether you're looking for world domination OR a weekend side hustle.
- With DKMBA, you set up your music as a business and learn how to make money from your art.
The biggest course library in the world.
Join The Roadmap To 1 Million Streams.
Our extensive 40+ hours course database teaches you directly how to build your career from the ground up, specialising in growing your Spotify, your social accounts and reaching new fans. When you join, you start with The Roadmap To 1 Million Streams which takes you from getting started to hitting a major milestone in music.
Private Mastermind Group.
Join the family.
In the insanely valuable Private Mastermind Group, I can help you personally with your questions and keep you on track with your growth. I've put a lot of effort into creating a safe space where you can share, learn and grow with other musicians in your position and beyond. As well as the Private Mastermind Group, you can also join the DKMBA Official Forums.
A lot of artists mention daily motivation as a major obstacle to success. In the Private Mastermind Group, I work directly with you to overcome any issues you have.
We're in this together.
Two Weekly Live Sessions with Damian Keyes
Next live session starts in
Join me for two weekly live sessions where we can work directly on your music (valued at $200 a month alone!). Each livesession is automatically available as a replay so you can get your answers when you're ready.
Every week we discuss topics like:
- The best strategies for your upcoming releases
- How you can stay motivated in an ever changing world
- How you can get your music into Spotify playlists
Sonar is DKMBA's Exclusive Portal into Spotify playlisting. Taking data directly from Spotify, you can quickly find ideal playlists for your music alongside the playlist curator's contact details. To get started:
- Search a keyword or genre to get started like "rock" or "drive".
- Contact the curator via email or Instagram.
- Get your music playlisted!
- Sonar also comes with a playlist submission template!
Your membership includes:
The Roadmap To 1 Million Streams
The flagship 8+ hour course taking you to over 1 million streams.
Industry Defining Course Library
40+ hours of courses from music industry leaders.
Access to Sonar
Get immediate access to our premium playlist finder and curator tool.
Weekly Livesessions with Damian
Get your questions answered directly from Damian in weekly livesessions.
The Exclusive Community
DKMBA has the best music community online, fact. Our community is via a private Facebook group and built in forums.
Damian’s Personal WhatsApp
Message Damian anytime on WhatsApp to work together on your music (Pro only).
Get on the DKMBA Discover Playlists
Damian put together his own Spotify playlists for the industry and you can get featured instantly.
Direct Feedback Quickly
Damian and his team aim to reply within 24 hours, meaning that you’ll always be able to get fast feedback on your music and strategy.
Access your Music Career Toolkit
Grab over 50 essential tools, documents and resources for your career quickly and easily.
Meet Damian Keyes
Damian has worked with musicians his whole life, starting from being signed to Universal Music to building the world's largest music college (BIMM) to performing over 2000 gigs worldwide, including playing as a session musician for Eric Clapton, Alanis Morrisette and Billy Cobham. He has built a YouTube community of over 125 thousand musicians, broken two Guinness World Records for the highest number of guitar pedals in a sound and the loudest guitar rig ever built (!) and worked alongside brands such as Fender, Ernie Ball, Roland and Yamaha.
- 9M 9 Million Views on YouTube
- 150K Subscribers on YouTube
- $300M Founded the largest set of music colleges in the world (BIMM), valued at $300M
- 2,000+ Performed gigs worldwide
The advanced course library
The Roadmap to 1 Million Streams
Spotify Digital Ad Growth
Music Monetisation Mastery
Advanced Facebook Advertising
How To Write A Hit Record
Your 6 Month Roadmap
The Essential Music Release Guide
The Social Media Toolkit
The Psychology of the Fan: How To Build An Army of Superfans
Introduction To Facebook Advertising
Ready to grow? They were too...
DKMBA is for you if you are a musician looking to further their career online and offline. DKMBA specialises in helping you build your audience and develop your career path and monetise.
DKMBA is not for you if you're looking for a quick win or get rich scheme, or think that you can watch a course once and everything will change. Damian likes working with driven musicians who want to put in the work to get to where they want to be.
Damian is in DKMBA every single day whether it be on a live session, in the community or via WhatsApp for annual members. Damian takes your career as seriously as you do and will work with you on your strategy and goals, it's down to you to make it happen. Yes, Damian will give you feedback on your socials and strategy.
The teachings in DKMBA are for all genres of music as the foundations of branding, building an audience and music business are universal regardless of what genre your music falls into. DKMBA has musicians from rock, rap, pop all the way to classical.
There are two main options: a monthly subscription or an annual subscription. The monthly subscription is $29 a month, cancellable any time and the Pro subscription is $199 a year. With the Pro Membership you get access to Damian's personal WhatsApp and his two Amazon Best Selling eBooks The Rule Breakers Guide To Social Media and Stop Selling Music.