What does Newcastle offer that Costa Rica doesn’t?

Gilbert Corrales moved music discovery platform Leaf.fm after winning the Northern Stars competition and has not looked back.

The No.1 music app/website in Latin America with 2m+ users worldwide, its new marketing tool Leaf Grow allows artists to monetise their audience and improve ticket sales.

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