Ritnika Nayan

Director of Market Development, India, CD Baby

Ritnika Nayan is the Director of Market Development for CD Baby India as well as the owner of the company Music Gets Me High. Throughout her 19 years of experience in the music industry she has worked with artists like Maroon 5, Nickelback, Guns & Roses, Nucleya, Advaita and also consulted on festivals like Sula Fest, Ziro festival of Music, Wonderflip fest and more. Ritnika has written the book Indie 101 – The Ultimate Guide to the Independent Music Industry in India and has also set up India’s first stand alone Music Business Certification course at SACAC, Delhi. She has won various awards including the contribution to the creative industry award by University of Westminster, UK and the Young music entrepreneur runner up award by the British council. Links: www.mgmh.net www.cdbaby.com

Ritnika is speaking at

April 21, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


  • Ritnika Nayan (Speaker) Director of Market Development, India, CD Baby
  • Darryl Hurs (Speaker) Owner / Partnerships / Programmer, Indie Week Canada
  • Bryan Mooney (Speaker) Director, A&R, DashGo
Sponsored By:
CD Baby


The constant evolution of distribution has caused an ongoing discussion in the music industry, and is an integral part of promoting your music. The common questions plaguing artists today include; What is distribution and how does one get ready for distribution? Should one choose to go with a label or directly with a digital distributor? and so on. During this conversation presented by Ritnika Nayan (CD Baby, MGMH) you will be offered important advice on preparing for distribution, understanding the pros and cons of label deals, and what to expect during the process.

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