Music Publishing

C Sharp can easily assist in securing a Music Publishing Deal or Publishing Admin deal with one of the major music publishing companies.  We provide you with an excel template with all the metadata information a music publisher would require.  Once complete, we will discuss with you the pros and cons of a publishing deal vs. an admin deal and make a recommendation based on the size of the catalog, songwriter percentages, airplay, downloads and streams.

Publishing Deal

  • Typically the songwriter concedes 50% of the publishing monies earned
  • May concede 50% of the rights of ownership of the copyright for a set period of time (5-10 years)
  • May involve an Advance
  • Is an exclusive deal
  • All payments from the PRO are paid to the Publisher
  • Payments from SoundExchange are paid to the Publisher
  • C Sharp will oversee the global collection of performance fees due on your behalf

Publishing Admin Deal

  • Songwriter maintains 100% ownership of the copyright
  • Is an exclusive deal
  • A percentage of the Performance fees secured  is retained by the Publisher
  • An Advance may be involved
  • C Sharp will calculate and issue royalty statements