music licensing, royalties & publishing

900 Division St, Nashville, TN 37203   |  615 620 0522

services

 

1. PUBLISHING ADMINISTRATION:

US / Canada:

  • Prepares mechanical and download licenses, as well as licenses for print, streaming and premium deals
  • Negotiates sync and master use licenses for film and TV
  • Expertise in chasing down back royalties

 

International:

  • Links to all the foreign societies, and in finding foreign royalties for our clients — an added bonus of managing director, Marghie Evans, having spent many years working in the industry in Europe.

 

First-year successes include:

  • Part publishing on ACM SONG OF THE YEAR “In Color”, Heidi Newfield’s “Johnny and June”, and Montgomery Gentry’s “One in Every Crowd”
  • Perennials in our catalogue include “My List” recorded by Toby Keith and “Then What” recorded by Clay Walker, among others
  • Recent hits include Lee Brice’s 2015 number one “Drinking Class” and Toby Keith’s “35 MPH Town”

 

2. PUBLISHING ROYALTIES:

Do Write Music uses Music Maestro from Vistex to calculate royalties. This system is state-of-the-art and is capable of running reports analyzing whatever information a writer may need, including royalty reports and song earnings analysis.

 

3. RECORD ROYALYIES:

Do Write Music can prepare royalty accounting for independent record labels. No job too small!

 

4. RIGHTS CLEARANCES:

Do Write Music can...

  • License third party rights for independent CD, video projects and/or film projects for which clearances and licenses need to be obtained

 

Audio:

  • Can obtain/issue mechanical and download licenses for independently produced CDs
  • This includes clearances for co-writers and/or cover tunes, as well

 

Audiovisual/Film:

  • Can license third party rights in your concert video, documentary or film project
  • Sync license featured music
  • Additional services include: clearing underlying rights such as background recordings and music, musicians, film footage from other sources, premises permissions and trademark uses

 

Do Write Music Supervision projects include:

  • All six seasons of The Marty Stuart Show and two seasons of Ray Stevens’ Nashville, both on RFD-TV
  • ESPN movies The Color Orange and Boys of Fall
  • Music and footage for the new exhibits unveiled in 2015 at the Ryman Auditorium, including the film screened during the tour and the interactive displays

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