Biggest List of Music Licensing Companies from A-Z
Abaca Entertainment Group– Represents a catalogue of fine quality recordings from a roster of artists/bands & songwriters from Canada, USA, Australia & U.K., along with various smaller record labels – featuring ALL styles of music.
APM Music – APM is made up of over 30 libraries. Over 295,000 tracks fill up their vast library. Member of the Production Music Association.
AudioMicro – a revolutionary collection of royalty free music and sound effects. Finally, high quality audio content is available at unbelievable prices with no hidden costs or fees.
Audio Motion Music – We provide complete Music Supervision Services for: Film, Television, Video, Video Game and Web based projects. Has a database of indie music.
Audiosocket – Our music is anything but “stock.” Audiosocket focuses on the quality of the music, not the quantity. We scout bands, musicians, and composers all over the world to make sure content creators have access to the best original music.
B & H Gold Production– Provides originally crafted music for broadcast production, television, radio, cable, film music and audiovisual. Provides stock music for Internet Web Sites, Web Broadcasts, Multimedia, Educational Institutes, Satellite, stock music libraries archives and the Performing Arts.
Baylight Publishing– Baylight Publishing’s (“BP”) main focus is on servicing authors of original works, primarily through copyright registration, administration of licensing agreements and usage reports, and royalty payments. They also offer coaching services and specialize in the entertainment business, copyrights, and publishing.
BeatPick – “A global music licensing company working for adverts, films, internet videos and games: easy, quick and reliable. ”
Boosey & Hawkes – specialists in classical and jazz, with library of over 100,000 production music tracks in all genres. Also sells sheet music, CDs.
Broadjam – Indie Music, Music Licensing, Free Music Promotion, Download Free Music – Streaming Music
Bug Music (Now BMG Chrysalis) Bug Music is a music publisher that manages copyrights for Wilco, Ryan Adams, and the estates of Johnny Cash, Muddy Waters, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, among many others.
Complete Music Limited – Complete Music has an active A&R policy and is committed to the development of new independent artists and writers.
CopyCat Music Licensing, LLC – For music supervisors, film, video, television and multi-media producers, schools, universities, and the Armed Forces we will research and request the appropriate licenses for your projects whether you need licenses for film, television, DVD, internet, CD, publishing, performance or arrangement projects.
Crucial Music Doesn’t charge a fee for music submissions. Crucial’s staff adds your song to the company’s catalog and applies tags and metadata so it can easily be found in a database search. Crucial Music retains half of any licensing fees it collects. Most of the company’s pitches are to music supervisors working for the major TV networks, but it also tries to place songs in major and independent films.
CuePop – ” A free online production music and sound effects library that non-exclusively controls it’s collection.”
The Decibel Collective – “The Decibel Collective (“The dBc”) is a production music catalog unsatisfied with the lack of artistry found in production music libraries.”
Deep Emotions – Full-time, full-service music publisher in India.
Dittybase – Search, Audition, Download and License Independent Artists, Indie Labels and Production Music Libraries online. Registration is free. Dittybase accepts writers” music submissions on CD or through file-sending services such as yousendit.com. The company also invites songwriters to email information about themselves and their music.
EMI Music Publishing – 1.3 million song catalogue for film, advertising, TV,merchandising, games, and more.
Espy Music Group– Their publishing catalogues have had songs recorded on albums and CDs that have sold more than 75 million copies. Also offers Artist management, licensing, and a lot more.
Film Music Network – a leading worldwide professional association of composers, songwriters, bands, recording artists and more who are seeking to place their music or compose custom music for film or television projects.
Firstcom – Music library, subsidiary of Universal.Founded during the jingle boom of the 1980s’ FirstCom Music quickly evolved from a broadcast services company specializing in commercial image and radio ID packages to one of the world’s best known and largest music publishing and production companies.
Stock Music at Foto Search – The best online search engine for royalty free audio tracks, buyout stock music, digital audio, sound clips, and sound effects in MPEG Quicktime format. Fotosearch helps you find the perfect buy out audio file, sound clip, sound effect, music track or audio loop.
Hello Music gives independent artists access to traditional venues such as film, TV, and advertisements. It also provides connections to companies where artists can get their music on Internet radio. Hello Music employs professional A&R staff to provide “real ears” to connect artists with the right Hello Music partners.
Hip Son Music – music publishing, music production and record company based in Boston USA. Both Hip Son Music and Hip Son Publishing (BMI) work with talented music artists, producers, songwriters and performers involved in electronic, world, alternative and pop music. Vocal and instrumental music catalog, licensing to movies, documentaries and TV shows.
Hook Line and Sync – licensing services connecting artists with film and television. What they have really focused on is searching and finding well produced, well crafted, compelling tracks… Songs you’ve never heard and songs that are one stop for sync and master clearance.
iStockphoto – a well-known image library that also contains videos, audios, and flash animation.
Jamendo PRO –music licenses for film, documentaries, promotional videos, websites, stores, and more.
Killer Tracks – Universal subsidiary. Killer Tracks provides fast and easy one-stop licensing, on staff music supervisors and account representatives ready to help you find and license the perfect tracks, and convenient music access online, on mobile devices, and on hard drive with comprehensive technical support
Konsonant – Music licensing, blanket licenses, subscriptions, custom scoring, music supervision, music editing and music searches.
Kobalt Music Group – “Kobalt Music Group is the leading independent music publisher and music services company offering unparalleled transparency, online global copyright administration, creative and synch/licensing services, digital collections, label services, neighbouring rights management and pipeline advances to artists, writers, publishers, labels and other rights holders. Kobalt directly collects from 37 territories worldwide, administering more than 250,000 copyrights worldwide on behalf of over 1,200 content holders including the world’s top songwriters, artists and other music publishers.”
Labelsound – “We specialise in providing music from independent labels and artists for use in media projects. Ambient, World, Jazz, Music for Adverts, Classical, Chillout, House, Funk, Rock and more….”
Licensemusic.com – audio / video content provider with catalogue of 200,000 recordings. All rights available including: CD, DVD,Broadcast, digital,downloads, streaming,TV, film, synchronization.
License Music Now – “License Music Now provides professional music clearances, song licensing, and music supervision services for all types of media projects.”
LicenseQuote -LicenseQuote is a complete music licensing e-commerce solution which makes it easy for you to license your music from your own website and keep 100% of the sales revenues.
Lisn Music – Lisn Music is a bespoke Creative Music Agency and hosts some of the most unique music within the industry. Music licensing for the film, television, advertising, game and app industries. Also offering music consultancy, supervision and bespoke composition and sound design services. Based in Greater Manchester, UK.
LoveCat Music – Independent music publisher & record label also licensing to TV, film, game industry, etc. Seeking submissions of original titles.We’re interested in high-quality recordings where both the masters and the publishing are available. Note—we cannot work with “cover versions” OR with songs that “sample” other songs.
Magnatune – Subscription music licensing service. For a simple fee of $89/month, clients can use any of our music in any way they like.
Mango Reel -a UK music consultancy with an extensive catalog of independent music for licensing within the television, film, video game and advertising industries.
Mastersource – see also FirstCom. Music Catalogue, “vocal and instrumental songs for film, TV, advertising, or any other multimedia application.”
Matchless Music Licensing Library – licensing original music by underground artists and indie bands.
Megatrax mostly produces its music in-house. However, the company indicated that independent songwriters and artists can submit their music for consideration. Annual blanket licenses are available for local TV, and radio broadcasters, and a number of other selected client types. Annual licenses may also be available for foreign broadcasters operating outside the U.S. and Canada. All other companies are subject to our standard per use (needledrop) rate schedule but blanket fees are available for specific productions.
Metisse Music – French music publishing company. Metisse Music represents in France, and often for the whole of Europe, authors and composers from abroad, mainly American, but also Cuban, Central and South American and from other European countries.In parallel, we are developing our catalogue of French based authors / composerswho are, in all instances, also recording artists.
Milk Music – Music licensing, supervision and consultancy to Film, Television and Advertising.
MPL Communications Music Publishing Inc. – Founded by Paul McCartney in 1971. Large catalogue of quality music across a wide range of styles.
MultiMediaSound – UK-based library of royalty-free music for film, TV and multimedia. “When we sign up an artist or library, we only accept material of the highest standard and professional quality. Our artists compose broadcast quality music specifically created for royalty free music and broadcast licensing.”
M.T.L. – Music publisher with “catalogue of music productions, which can be used in the field of cinema, theatre, television, radio, advertisement and multimedia.” Based in Italy.
MRI (Music Reports Inc) – California-based licensing company.The company’s core asset is Songdex®, the world’s largest independent relational database of music copyright and related business information.Music Reports offers a full spectrum of music rights administration services to clients including strategic consulting, copyright research, licensing, and royalty reporting. The company’s clients include the world’s most successful broadcasters, record labels, digital music services, wireless carriers, and consumer products companies.
Music Dealers – “Global music solution that pairs up independent artists with clients in the advertising, television, film and gaming industries. Although our core model is sync-licensing, we also connect artists and clients through brand partnerships, event promotions and a unique custom music offering powered by thousands of bands and producers around the world.”
MusicLoops – Royalty Free Music for Film, TV, Video, DVD and Websites.
Musync – San Francisco based music licensing, library and music supervision, licensing independent music to film/tv, advertising, video games, multimedia and events. Also search outside it or arrange for composed music.
NaxosLicensing -music licensing for classical music, from Early music to Opera, from Medieval to Post-Modern, from Bach to Wagner, Naxos has it.
Nightingale Music – Nightingale Music oversees all music needs – from locating & licensing songs for any project – to writing and producing the original score. Nightingale Music also has its own library of songs and compositions available for licensing at very competitive rates.
NOMA Music – LA based music licensing company supplying the motion picture and television industries in the USA.
Ocean Park Music Group – Much of the music represented is “one-stop” for sync & master rights. The music spans all genres.
Opus 1 Production Music Library – Opus 1 catalogs cover music of all styles and genres, from Orchestral scores to Urban grooves, Country twang to Classical grandeur, Jazz and Blues roots to Alternative edge and ultra Hard Rock, and just about anything else you could possibly imagine.
Peermusic – Privately owned music publishing company with offices in 28 countries and 300,000 title catalog. Peermusic today remains an active participant in the contemporary music scene using its extensive international reach.
Phantom 4 Music The company pitches songs it represents for nonexclusive placement in movies, TV shows, and commercials. It also pursues exclusive song placements with A-list recording artists. The company offers its writers an even split of royalties on their songs.
Portal Rights Management – Music rights management company based in Turkey. Since 2004, we have been working as a copyright consultant for advertising agencies, production companies, musicians, artists. For every type of music, art, literature, character, image, photograph, video you want to use in your projects, we get all the necessary permissions.”
Premiumbeat.com – provides high quality Royalty Free Music for all new and traditional media, including websites, online videos, slide shows, DVDs and CD-ROMs, television, radio, films, etc.
PressPlay Media -Pressplay Media is a specialized media entertainment company. We have over two decades of experience in licensing music and business music consulting. Design, print media and digital advertising for the hospitality industry. We are passionate about what we do and take the time to get to know exactly what our clients want.
Primary Elements – World-Class Indie Royalty-Free Music Licensing.
Pump Audio – non-exclusive licensing deals for independent music. The audio wing of Getty Images.
Quest Worldwide Production Music – UK based production music catalog that licenses audio to worldwide multimedia markets including film, television and radio.
Record Play – Music Consultancy, Licensing, Clearance & Marketing Services. Based in London, UK. Our wide range of services includes licensing and composition, soundtrack supervision, budget management, concept development, entertainment and influencer marketing, music and brand strategy, rights management and content development for branded digital channels (in the form of film, editorial and live recordings).
Rock River Music – music supervision and licensing – based in San Francisco. “We create world-class branded music strategies for Fortune 500 companies that motivate, inspire, engage and connect. ”
Rumblefish – “An iTunes for music licensing”. Music licensing company accepting submissions from artists.
Renegade Music Marketing – “For music supervisors, music publishers and music libraries in need of high quality independent music”
Renommee –European based music licensing provider.
Ricall -music licensing marketplace, connecting users wanting to license music directly with the relevant copyright owners.
Sentric Music – Sentric’s service is open to any artist/songwriter of any level. has contacts across the globe that look for opportunities for their artists music in TV, advertising, film and games.
Scorbe – Production music library based in Germany. The music platform for film producers, directors, cutters, advertisers and producers of other audio-visual media. Use our intuitive search engine to find electrifying authentic music for your media productions ready for immediate online licencing.
Shockwave-Sound.Com – Royalty-Free Music, Stock Music, Sound Effects.
Signature Sound – Music licensing and clearance for TV, film, advertising, and multimedia. Based in New York, USA.
– provides commercial free music to businesses including over 20,000 retail locations. Link includes contact info for artist / label submissions.
Song Street Records accepts music submissions in MP3 format uploaded to its site. There is no fee to submit your music. The company will listen to your submissions within 30 days after they are received. The company offers exclusive deals to writers it is interested in, and it retains half of the money earned by music placements. It pays your royalties in the quarter following their collection.
Sony Music Licensing – Contact info for the licensing department of Sony Music Entertainment.
SoundLounge– music agency for: music licensing, music searches, music production, brand sound and in-store music. We are totally independent, which means we always provide the best sound advice, talent and insights with total transparency and objectivity.
SoundReef – Offers an alternative option to Performing Rights Organizations and national Collecting Societies for the European territories.
Soundtrax Music Services Inc. – A music supervision and licensing company based in Canada.
Sourcemusic – Berlin-based music licensing company. Free B2B online research service at the interface between music and film/video for professionals in the film, video, multimedia and advertising business. sourcemusic provides an intuitive search engine for research in the repertoire of independent Berlin music production companies, labels and music publishers amalgamated to form the Berlin Label Commission.
Sugaroo! – Music licensing company based in California.
Sugartrax – Music licensing and production music company with exclusive catalogue.
The Sync Agency works specifically with ad agencies. Although most of its music placements are with firms in Europe, the company also pitches a lot of American music. It is different from most music-licensing companies in that it does not represent any specific artists or catalog but exists to help ad agencies find the music they are looking for.
Synch Express – Universal subsidiary. “One of the world’s greatest song catalogs with hits from top recording artists like Eminem, Elton John, and more.
TAXI – helping independent artists find record deals, publishing, film & TV placement. The company”s A&R screeners forward your best material to the industry contacts that requested specific types of music or artists. TAXI doesn’t take any of the publishing-related income.
Tele Music – music library / production catalogue based in Paris, London and New York. Tele Music continues to set the standard for quality and excellence in production music, with over 10,000 tracks in our library. Electronic, Jazz, World, Full Orchestral Movements and Music Cues represent some of our output.
The Music Bridge – Offers experienced, personable, fast and affordable music clearance, licensing and supervision services, combined with the most realistic, cost-effective music budget for our client’s needs.
Track Licensing – Music licensing company based in London, UK. Quality catalogue, also representing other labels for licensing.
McClure & Trowbridge – Entertainment management and song publishing company in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tuna Music – a UK-based independent music consultancy company for licensing, research, clearance and composition.
United Entertainment and Media Limited – Music Licensing For Advertising, Film/Movie, Trailer, Television, Compilation, Soundtrack, Games, Internet – plus other services.
Westwood Entertainment Group – Offers licensing of music and masters to TV, film, cable networks and advertising.
YookaMusic -a music licensing marketplace for music supervisors, marketing/advertising firms and the like looking to license music, as well as those providing music to license like artists and labels.
Youlicense – Described as “the eBay of intellectual property – Youlicense connects buyers and sellers of music in a unique way.
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