Pluggin’ Baby is a national UK radio plugging business. Emma Scott is CEO / founder.
Pluggin’ Baby is a national radio plugging business here to get your music played on the radio!
Our founder, Emma Scott has 25 years radio presenting experience and knows what radio presenters and producers expect from pluggers. She has worked all over the country and with many different radio groups and is plugging to a lot of people that she has a professional relationship with.
Emma has worked for the two biggest radio groups in the UK – Bauer Radio and Global Radio – at stations like Kerrang! Radio, Power FM, Capital FM, Heart, Galaxy FM, Metro FM, Juice FM and Hallam FM.
Pluggin’ Baby works with unsigned and signed artists and bands – of all genres. Check out our roster!
We plug to all types of radio station – large and small, UK based and around the world too.
We have great contacts in radio and with bloggers, magazines and bloggers alike.
We really put our heart and soul into getting your music to as many people as possible.
We send your track to as many of our contacts as possible. We have over 600 radio contacts in our little black book!
We send to radio presenters, producers and Heads of music all over the UK.
This list includes:
|Radio 1||Free Radio, Midlands|
|Radio 2||TeamRock Radio|
|6 Music||Planet Rock|
|BBC Radio London||Amazing Radio|
|Global Radio stations||University radio stations|
|Bauer Radio stations||Local radio stations|
|Kerrang! Radio||Regional radio stations|
|Absolute Radio||Internet shows and stations|
|XFM – London and Manchester||Podcasts – and everything in between.|
|Clyde 1, Scotland|
We cover the whole of the UK and some American/Canadian/European stations too.We tailor your plugging to fit with your band’s location and genre of music – to achieve the best results for you.
We’ve achieved excellent airplay recently from: BBC Radio Two, BBC London, BBC Ulster, BBC WM, BBC Devon, Radio 2XS, Kerrang! Radio, Q Radio, NME Radio, TeamRock Radio, Amazing Radio, XFM, Clyde 1, Firebrand Radio, Roundhouse Radio, ICR FM, Drystone Radio, Riviera FM, Stroud FM, Siren FM, Preston FM, Hermitage FM, TBFM, Sine FM, Radio Caroline, Castledown Radio, TD1, ICR FM, XRP Radio, Phoenix Radio, Radio Screamer, Manx Radio, TCR FM, WCR FM, Scratch Radio, Spark Radio, Pure FM and many more!!
We have also had our artists covered in Drummer Magazine, AOR Magazine, I Review Rock, Screamer Magazine, Music Muso Blog, Unsigned Corner, Louder Than War, Music 224.com, Rock n Rose, Black Velvet Magazine, Noise Level Critical, The Shropshire Star, The Thread, Live UK Magazine, Ryan’s Gig Guide, Paradiddles, Plectrums and Posers.com, Soundscape Magazine, Soundcheck Magazine, Native Monster, Brum Notes and Pure Rawk.
We will organise radio interviews and sessions for you too.
What we need:
- A great track to plug
- Your biography
- Band/artist photo
- Artwork for the song we’re plugging
- Access to the WAV (we use Drop Box as a rule)
- An MP3 of the song – no less than 320 KBPS in size.
- ISRC code if you are releasing the track
- CD copies of the track if you have some
Feel free to contact us and ask for further information.
Pluggin Baby has been absolutely excellent for my band. We parted with our hard earned cash with trepidation, as radio plugging is something we’d never done before but our nerves were soon put at ease with the phenomenal results that Pluggin Baby obtained for us.
Pluggin Baby got my band national airplay in the UK with BBC Radio 2 and Scotland’s Clyde 1, along with a full page feature in The Sun newspaper and countless regional airplay. We’ve worked with Pluggin Baby on 3 singles and long may our working relationship continue. I can’t recommend Pluggin Baby enough. In a word….Stunning!!!!
Ocean Adams (Alavano)
LOCK UP LAURA
Lock Up Laura have been extremely impressed with the professionalism and results from using ‘Pluggin Baby’s’ services. With regular updates on airplays and feedback from radio stations in the UK and America, the band’s first official single was excellently represented from Emma Scott and her team. The band have received media attention and coverage throughout the duration of our campaign which is imperative for unsigned acts to get noticed. Lock Up Laura can, without a doubt, confirm that Pluggin’ Baby has helped us progress within the industry and grow as Rock Band in the midlands. We fully recommend Pluggin’ Baby and Emma Scott to all bands out their wanting to release a single or an album.
Lock Up Laura.
“Having worked with a couple of pluggers previously, we realised that many have the same contacts and connections but ultimately it comes down to how much passion they have for the music you create. Emma has acted like a sixth member of The Rainband in her drive and desire to get our music out there.
Janice Long now champions our music on Radio 2, Pete Mitchell made it single
of the week on Absolute Radio and many more besides.
In Emma’s words “You need a great song to make it happen” but in our experience, you need it in the hands of someone great who can make it happen……she is and she can. She’s proved it and for that, we recommend Emma and Pluggin Baby to anyone looking to get their music out there on the airwaves.”Martin Finnigan
LUKE WYLDE AND THE JAPES
‘After using Pluggin’ Baby’s services, our music was played on many radio stations. We were provided with constant updates of when and where our music would be played next and it also allowed us to gain some beneficial feedback, for the development of our band, from major radio stations. All in all, Pluggin’ Baby provide an excellent value for money service and if you want your music on the airwaves, then they’re the people to speak to! Big thanks to Emma for her commitment to our radio plugging campaign!’
Emma Scott’s Brainchild “Pluggin Baby” has to be ‘the’ if not one of the finest PR radio plugging companies in the world. Emma and her team have worked tirelessly to secure The Fireflys some major airplay and has dramatically raised the profile of the band. We will be using Pluggin Baby for many campaigns to come. She is professional, has a wealth of radio knowledge, and is very friendly. Viva Pluggin Baby!
Lee A Wylding – The Fireflys
REIGN OF KINGS
“I think we’re going to save up our pennies and use Pluggin’ Baby again! Emma’s done a fantastic job and we really appreciate all the hard work that she put into it! You get real value for money when you use Pluggin’ Baby! We’re amazed at how much radio play we got with our single ‘Another Day’. We would love to work with her again as soon as we can!
Thank you again for everything you’ve done for us Emma!”
WINGS OF APOLLO (U.S. based)
Working with Emma and the team at Pluggin’ Baby has not only been extremely helpful to our music career, but also a breath of fresh air! With over 25+ years of experience in the music industry, Emma had the connections that we needed to break into the UK music scene. Being an American band, it was hard to get our name out overseas. We tried promoting through all the social media platforms, but only got miniscule results. After sending out our song to Emma, we immediately started getting feedback from all over the UK! From radio stations, to blogs, to magazines, we have had an overwhelming amount of responses and opportunities that came and continue to come our way! Thanks Pluggin’ Baby! Cannot wait to continue working with you!
LOW TIDE THEORY
Emma worked with us on a number of single releases and we were really impressed with the results. We had plays on BBC Radio London, Amazing Radio and Eddy Temple Morris’s show on XFM directly thanks to Emma. We also had radio play on a wide range of local stations and Emma also secured us radio interviews, music blog features and a live broadcast gig on a BBC regional station.
We wouldn’t hesitate to use Emma’s services again
THE NEW FUTURES (U.S based)
“My experience with Emma Scott and Pluggin Baby has been nothing but wonderful. She truly cares about the artists she works with and is quite the force. She gets things done and makes things happen! I hope to work with Emma on all of my releases!” Sammy J Riddle.
We spent a long time working and investing in the release of our single #WYMO, getting the best producer to make it the best it could possibly be and give us every chance of success.
We gave the single to Emma at Pluggin Baby to push to radio..and she made it fly. She has offered us considered opinion on the release, timely advice and the benefit of hard earned credibility in the music industry.
Some stations overseas picked it up just because Pluggin Baby had agreed to plug it! Also once the track was released Pluggin Baby continued to provide excellent updates on the tracks progress and relay any feedback coming from the stations. We would like to say a HUGE HUGE thank you to her and Pluggin Baby for doing an absolutely amazing job for us. This is just the start…
“Working with Emma for the first time was an absolute pleasure. Very knowledgable and she knows how the business works.
For us as a band who have had a reasonable amount of success in Europe it was great to have her working on our last release here in the UK.
Weekly updates and good communication on reactions and feedback from radio stations and DJs. Exactly what you want.
Looking forward to doing it again very soon.”
REGULATION NINE (U.S.based)
“We’re musicians, so music is what we love, and what we know how to do best. Local promotion comes naturally, but it can be difficult to get exposure in an entirely new market. We wanted to focus as much of our attention as we could on writing, performing, and recording, so we enlisted Pluggin’ Baby for professional promotion outside of our local area.
We’ve expanded our fan base and have gained exposure on several UK stations including TeamRock Radio. We’re very pleased with Pluggin’ Baby and are excited to work together again.” VP of Regulation Nine
“A huge thank you to Emma at Pluggin Baby for Everything you did for us In 2013. We learnt alot, and intend to put it into practice this year . We made a bunch of new friends through the experience, leaving us looking forward to what this year will bring”
“We loved working with Pluggin Baby! Great results in getting our name out there and building our fan base. Communication was quick and on a personal level which made us feel like our songs were in good hands! The outcome was more than expected and once the ball was rolling, it didn’t seem to stop!”
“A real industry gem. Emma was pleasure to work with, kept us fully informed and up to date with who was playing our stuff and when, we got countless gigs and opportunities thanks to the airplay…
If you want your song heard by people, and the right people, work with Pluggin’ Baby – I know we will be again.
Johnny C,King Canute ”
“It was a great opportunity having Emma Scott and Pluggin’ Baby promote my single ‘Don’t Let Me Go’.
Thanks to an amazing and relentless team ‘Don’t Let Me Go’ reached much further than previous releases, getting airplay on radio stations across the UK – including multiple plays on BBC London.
Emma also offered a non-biased guidance on what I needed to make the song great. When things looked hard, she gave me the encouragement I needed to continue.
I see Emma and her team as friends now and I know I can count on them because they have my back. Thanks a lot and I’m now looking forward to an amazing year ahead.”
Working with Emma currently and over the past couple of years I have found her to be a pure delight to work with. She’s friendly, helpful, reliable, and one of the easiest people in the music business to work alongside.
Emma is not only very professional but has a natural flare, her determination shines through even when working to tight deadlines and testing situations, Emma goes above and beyond to achieve outstanding results.
I highly recommend Emma and her company to any musicians or management companies out there in need of a knowledgeable plugger such as Emma and Pluggin Baby.
“We wanted to promote our new EP and try get some air play, so looked to Emma Scott for help. With in the first week we had over 10 air plays including a national play on BBC Radio 2. And still now months after we are still getting plays and hype from Emma spreading the word for us. Emma is true to her word and very effective, would now always turn to Emma first to help us promote our music.”
“I’ve worked with several promotion and marketing companies in my time as a musician and producer and when I came across Emma after reading her book, I decided to go with a plugging campaign to take my music to the next level.
It was a breath of fresh air to deal with Emma. I felt like my music was in good hands and that I trusted I was not being cheated. She provided daily feedback of all the stations that were plugged and going the extra mile by securing me reviews and interviews.”
DROP DOWN SMILING
“We used Emma’s services for a short radio plugging campaign and we were genuinely surprised and pleased with just how successful the campaign was in just a short amount of time! Countless plays with varying radio stations including Kerrang! Radio and multiple write up’s and reviews with online publications.
This seriously raised the bands profile in a short amount of time, not sure we have ever come across someone quite as hard working! Emma has a very hands-on approach and keeps you in the loop every step of the way. Would thoroughly recommend! Thanks Emma!”
“Feral Sun are stoked to be working alongside and have the support from Emma Scott at Pluggin’ Baby. Emma has been working her magic with plugging our singles to radio along with copious amounts of PR. Thanks to her “Around the Clock” work ethic, our first single “Long Road” got played on many stations around the UK and Emma as always keeping us updated with the amazing feedback.
We love the fact that Emma can keep us on our toes while all the while, forever there to give amazing advice, as and when she can.”
“As a small independent label we put our trust in Emma and Pluggin Baby, we had looked at and used other plugging agents on previous releases, with zero results. In just two days, Emma had us five different UK regional radio station plays, three features on USA radio stations, interviews and big tune of the week on national radio station Absolute Radio”. She kept us up-to date throughout and went “above and beyond” to get our music heard. Emma has the radio industry contacts and makes things happen, we will definitely be using her again for future releases.Paul Travis – Label Manager A1(M) Records Ltd.
Fight the Dice
“With our single release for Oh Me, Oh My we’ve been working closely with Emma Scott and her new company, Pluggin’ Baby. We’re just taking this opportunity to make our own testimonial and make it known that this lady is the business.
Emma Scott is rapidly becoming one of our most trusted and valued contacts within the industry with her professionalism, charisma, and most importantly enthusiasm. What we like the most is that Emma’s passion for undiscovered music really shows in her work and it’s clear that she wants to help you spread your music to the world. If Emma thinks you’ve got a good track, she’ll go way above and beyond her call of duty to get you the airplay and recognition you deserve.
Her new project Pluggin’ Baby has already done wonders for us in plugging our new single to radio stations across the UK (and in fact the world). Within two days of release we’d had positive responses from the likes Radio 1, ABC Radio, Kerrang! Radio and Bauer Radio to name just a few. When you’re an unsigned band, you need this kind of exposure. And Pluggin’ Baby is the way to get it.
For us, it is a pleasure to work with Emma. We’ve had great responses from the radio plugging and a friendly, professional service, and we have no doubt Pluggin’ Baby will explode to be as big as it really deserves to be. So from us, Fight The Dice, to Emma Scott and her new baby, Pluggin’ Baby, we’d like to say a huge thank you.”
After two weeks of radio plugging & still going, we Liza Buddy & Umong Shah at Chaos and Bedlam Management & The Undivided want to acknowledge the sheer hard work and passion Emma has & is putting in. The band has received airplay on BBC Radio 1 Introducing, Team Rock Radio, Nation Radio, and more….
Emma and her team give bands and artists a platform to get their music heard by DJs & radio producers, & an opportunity for airplay…THANK YOU EMMA and Pluggin’ Baby!
SUNSIDE (U.S based)
“We’d like to take a moment to thank a key member of our Sunside Team – Emma Scott of Pluggin’ Baby.
She and her team in the UK have been working hard to get our music into the best of hands, and she’s been succeeding to great degrees. It’s so great to have such a respected music and radio veteran on our side, promoting the music that is so dear to us. Emma, THANK YOU! We’re so grateful for your hard work.