music licensing, royalties & publishing

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




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



  • 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”



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.



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



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



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



  • 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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