Fairness Rocks News This virtual artist just inked a major record deal in China. One-off gimmick – or a sign of the future?


Fairness Rocks News This virtual artist just inked a major record deal in China. One-off gimmick – or a sign of the future?

Home Industry News This virtual artist just inked a major record deal in China. One-off gimmick – or a sign of the future?

Author: Tim Ingham

Date: July 29, 2021

Original Source: Music Business Worldwide

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This virtual artist just inked a major record deal in China. One-off gimmick – or a sign of the future?

The most famous virtual artist in the West – as in, an AI-generated performer – is perhaps Lil Miquela, with her 3 million Instagram followers and hundreds of thousands of monthly listeners on Spotify.

There’s also FN Meka, the “robot rapper” MBW wrote about in April (who now has nearly 10 million followers on TikTok), plus the League Of Legends K-pop band, K/DA – voiced by humans, but fronted by avatars.

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