Champions of local music talent

The Straits Times features five home-grown independent record labels, which are helping artists to make inroads here and in the region

Every week, new songs are released by young and rising names in the Singapore music scene, such as R&B/electronic singer Theodora, whose songs have racked up more than two million streams on Spotify.

While traditionally, international record companies such as Universal, Sony and Warner have had a hand in putting out music by Singapore talent, a lot of the songs are now released through independent, home-grown record labels.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 16, 2019, with the headline 'Champions of local music talent'. Print Edition | Subscribe