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    Exclusive Songwriting Contract


    Music publishers need a sizable catalog of music. Expand yours by hiring a songwriter under this Exclusive Songwriting Contract to write new compositions for you to publish.

    • The songwriter transfers to the publisher all rights to the compositions written during the term of the contract, in return for weekly advances and royalties on sales.
    • The publisher will have exclusive access to the songwriter's services during the contract period.
    • The publisher has the right to refuse any song, and any rejected song will remain the sole property of the songwriter.
    • The songwriter has not and will not offer the compositions to any party other than the publisher as long as the contract is in effect.
    • The publisher has the option to renew the contract.
    • This digital legal form template can be used in either the United States or Canada.

    Don't spend hundreds of dollars in legal fees to get a contract drawn up. The Exclusive Songwriting Contract is a standard form agreement that you can download and start using immediately.

    Download Type: Microsoft Word
    Last Updated: 14-April-2016
    SKU: 4847
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    Songwriting Contract with Reversion Rights


    This downloadable Songwriting Contract with reversion rights allows a music publisher to acquire a songwriter's work for publishing while also providing a means for the songwriter to reacquire the rights.

    • The songwriter transfers to the publisher all of the rights to a song, in return for royalty payments.
    • The publisher agrees to publish the work within a certain time period, failing which the songwriter can demand that the rights to the song revert back to him/her (a right of reversion).
    • The songwriter acknowledges that he/she will not receive any portion of monies paid to the publisher by ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

    Your music publishing contracts are not complete without a copy of the Songwriting Contract with Reversion Rights. Buy and download it now.

    Music Publishing Agreement


    Production Agreement for Master Recordings


    Record producers, write up a contract to produce a demo for a musical artist with this Production Agreement for Master Recordings.

    • The masters will be used as demos and will be shopped around to various record labels in order to attempt to obtain a recording contract for the artist.
    • The artist retains ownership and control of all copyright in the masters and all recordings or reproductions.
    • The producer's compensation takes the form of a royalty and/or commission.
    • The artist has the right to hire other producers for other recording sessions.
    This Production Agreement for Master Recordings template is fully editable to fit your specific circumstances.