Neighboring Rights

    Professional Resources / Organizations

    • AIMP (Association of Independent Music Publishers)
    • ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
    • BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.)
    • GMR (Global Music Rights)
    • GMS (Guild of Music Supervisors)
    • MLC (The Music Licensing Collective)
    • NMPA (The National Music Publishers Association)
    • NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International)
    • PMA (Production Music Association)
    • SAG/AFTRA (the Sound Recording Division)
    • SESAC (The Society of European Stage Authors and Composers)
    • SONA (Songwriters of North America)
    • SoundExchange

    Further Reading


    All You Need to Know about the Music Business (10th Edition) – Donald S. Passman, Esq.

    Business Basics for Musicians: The Complete Handbook from Start to Success (Second Edition) – Bobby Borg

    Don’t Get Screwed! How to Protect Yourself as an Independent Musician – Erin M. Jacobson, Esq.

    Hey! That’s My Song! A Guide to Getting Music Placements in Film, TV, and Media (Tracey & Vance Marino)

    Introduction to Music Publishing for Musicians: Business and Creative Perspectives for the New Music Industry – Bobby Borg and Michael Eames

    Music Business Handbook and Career Guide (13th Edition) – David Baskerville, Tim Baskerville and Serona Elton

    Music Money and Success: The Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business (8th Edition) – Jeff Brabec and Todd Brabec

    Music Publishing — The Complete Guide (Second Edition) – Steven Winogradsky

    The Plain & Simple Guide to Music Publishing (4th Edition) – Randall D. Wixen (with a foreword by Tom Petty)

    The Reel World: Scoring For Pictures, Television and Video Games (3rd Edition) – Jeff Rona


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