The functions of magazine adverts are:• To promote the artist• To sell the song• To be eye catching
The conventions of magazine adverts:• The release date• Album/Song title• Image of album cover• Artist name• Information about album• Where it is available to purchase• Record label logo
How these conventions convey/ promote the artist at an audience and attract a target audienceThe release date This is important because the audience need to know when they are able to start purchasing the album.Album/song title This is important because to be able to purchase the album you would need to know the name of the album.Image of album cover This is important in an advert because to help the audience purchase the album they would need to know what the album looks like. This will also help promote the band because the advert will look more interesting and eye-catching with an image.Artist name This is important as the audience need to know who the name of the band is. This will help promote the artists and help them become more known in the music industry.Information about album This is important in an advert so the target audience can get an idea of what will be in the album and what some of the names of the songs are in the album.Where it is available to purchase This is important in a magazine advert as the audience will know whether it is available to purchase on iTunes, Amazon etc.Record label logo This is important because by knowing which record label they are signed to, we would get an idea of what kind of music they’re playing in the album. Also the image may make the advert look more interesting.