Music Contracts & Law

Learn more about legal topics for musicians, copyright law and recording contracts from Performer’s team of music industry experts and entertainment lawyers. You’ll find tons of helpful info about how to copyright your music, how to register with a performing rights organization, tax information for musicians, how to collect music royalties, how to audit your record label, how to decipher band member agreements, record contracts, music licensing deals and more.

Some of our most popular articles about music promotion are below:

How to Strike the Right Co-Writer Agreement Between Songwriters

3 of the Most Commonly Misunderstood Music Copyright Laws

4 Things Every Musician Needs to Know About Band Member Agreements

5 Tips Every Artist Must Know Before Signing Their First Record Deal

Important Tax Tips for Musicians

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