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Making Money in the Music Business

Learn how to make money in the music business.

Making Money in the Music Business

Learn how to make money in the music business.

Description

Jae Franklin goes over the ins-and-outs of the music business.

Objectives

  • Learn about songwriting and the music business.
  • Learn about streaming royalties.
  • Learn about sync licensing.
  • Learn about publishing.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Songwriting and the Music Business
    In this step, Jae gives a brief overview of some important music business concepts, like copyright, split sheets and performance rights organizations (PROs).
  • 2
    Streaming Royalties
    In this step, Jae goes over the type of royalties that are currently in place; From the classic Songwriter, Producer and Publishing Royalties, to the more new type of Royalties that can be found in places like YouTube, Spotify and Apple Music.
  • 3
    TV and Sync Licensing
    In this step, Jae goes over sync licensing and how to get your music into movies, television, video games and more.
  • 4
    Distribution
    In this step, Jae goes over digital distribution and what role distributors play in your career.
  • 5
    Publishing
    In this lesson, Jae goes over publishing deals and gives some tips on how to negotiate a fair rate.