All You Need to Know About Song Registration Data

[Editor’s Note: This article was written by Chris Dampier, TuneCore’s Vice President of Publishing and Sync.] In the world of music publishing, data is king. Simply put, accurate data can be the difference between getting paid and not getting paid. PROs (Performing Rights Organizations) MROs (Mechanical Rights Organizations) and CMOs (Collective Management Organizations) rely on […]

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Music Publishing Matters: Talking to C.J. King About Songwriting & Sync Success

In our on-going Music Publishing Matters series, we’ll chat with and highlight artists and songwriters who are excelling in the realm of publishing and licensing. Today we chat with C.J. King!

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TuneCore Wraps Up 2019

In what feels like the blink of an eye, we’re saying so long to 2019! We’re thankful to be recapping some of our highlights from this past year as we look forward to what 2020 holds for the independent music community.

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Know Your Rights: A Simple Guide to Digital Royalties

[Editor’s Note: This blog was written by TuneCore’s Director of Publishing Administration, Chris Dampier. It was originally posted by our friends at Soundfly on the Flypaper Blog.] Have you just released the greatest track ever? Congratulations! Do you have any idea how you will get paid what you’re owed and not get ripped off? Through […]

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TuneCore Launches New Music Publishing Administration Updates & Features

TuneCore is announcing exciting new enhancements to the  Music Publishing Administration services we offer artists. These include: faster song registration, an all-in-one solution for monitoring distribution and publishing, faster international royalty collection, a new and improved ‘splits’ process, and more! Five years ago, TuneCore began offering Music Publishing Administration services for artists who wanted to […]

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A Look At Co-Publishing, Sub-Publishing, and Administration Agreements [Pt. 2]

[Editors Note: This article was written by Justin Jacobson, Esq. This is the second in a two-part installment reviewing different types of publishing agreements. To catch up on Part 1, click here.] In Part 1, we examined administration agreements and began looking at co-publishing deals. We will now look at additional matters related to co-publishing […]

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3 Tips For Pitching Your Songs to Recording Artists

[Editors Note: This article was written by Chelsea Ira.]   There are a lot of revenue streams available to songwriters, but today let’s focus on getting your songs cut by recording artists. This is something you see a lot in songwriter-hubs like Nashville, but you can pursue this kind of publishing income from anywhere, even […]

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An Examination of the Songwriter & Music Publisher Relationship [PART 2]

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Read Part 1 of this series here. Justin is an entertainment and media attorney for The Jacobson Firm, P.C. in New York City. He also runs Label 55 and teaches music business at the Institute of Audio Research.] We will now continue our examination of some of […]

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An Examination of the Songwriter & Music Publisher Relationship [PART 1]

[Editors Note: This is a guest blog written by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq.]   UPDATE: Read Part 2 of this series here! We will now examine the music publisher and its exclusive publishing agreement with a songwriter. In addition to the standard exclusive publishing agreement explored below, there are other types of related agreements a songwriter could […]

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Event Recap: TuneCore Presents in Austin

Last week, TuneCore partnered with the Austin Music Foundation to offer an evening of education, networking, industry discussion, and a couple of amazing live performances. The goal of of our multi-functional event, dubbed ‘TuneCore Presents’, was to help artists and partners better understand TuneCore’s services and their music’s revenue sources. The night kicked off with […]

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