By: Will “Big Will” Zhong

From being in the music industry for over 13 years, there are some clear distinguishable traits between a full time working musician, and someone who is not. We have came up with the top five things that come to mind immediately when dealing with successful musicians. These are the things we notice that successful musicians do, that failing musicians do not.

#1. They don’t stop learning more

Successful artists are always trying to learn more. Whether it’s a new plugin for a recording program or a new business idea, they are always willing to learn more and achieve more within their knowledge base. A lot of successful artists continue to buy books to enhance their careers. They are always learning.