Clark Cotton is an emerging artist and founder of RockNext, a pre-revenue, start-up music entertainment technology, recording label approved with the RIAA, Live venue manager and consultant to emerging artists around the globe, operations shceduled to begin mid 2014, and provides a mobile, tablet, showcase, streaming, contest & hospitality deliverable with a concentration on revenue generated from the sale or use of entertainment, technology, live streaming, contests and hospitality through its subsidiaries. RockNext will offer “white labeled” branded revenue products including; live venues, publishing, licensing, merchandising, TV, film, audio, video, digital cloud storage facility, internet web browser, social network, digital music and video playlist, real time messaging and competitive virtual on-line games to its retail members, emerging artists, industry professionals, & fans. RockNext will be a complete music distribution value chain to its participants via physical “live” performance venues, contests, recording methods, social network, unique HTML5 audio & video playlists, chat messaging, single and multi-player game competitions. RockNext delivers to emerging artists, industry professionals and fans a connection to the A-list, a unique social network based experience by seeing video’s, playing games, creating & listening to music and then attending or performing live to promote and publish their “brand” and to share profits on merchandising and ads. RockNext has created a specific value chain for emerging artists on each of the new digital music distribution fronts, with a focus on initial recordings, cloud storage, online contests, live ticketing events, digital piracy prevention, ads & paid streaming video’s, emerging artist development, playing games, producing, licensing, recording, mixing, mastering & engineering audio & video, and by providing facilities & technology to emerging artists produced by Rocknext to “showcase” at key live events.