Download: Artist-Master Producer Contract

THIS AGREEMENT is for the services of music and/or entertainment described below between the undersigned Artist(s) (includes accompanying musicians and/or entertainers as described below, hereinafter referred to as “ARTIST”) and the Master Producer who is to provide services (hereinafter referred to as “PRODUCER”), effective this __________ day of ________, 20__.

The ARTIST has signed a recording contract dated _______________, 20__, with the following RECORD COMPANY:                                                                              .

In this agreement, RECORD COMPANY promised to make royalty payments to said ARTIST.

ARTIST promises to pay to PRODUCER _______________ (______%) of the amounts received from RECORD COMPANY no later than fifteen (15) days after receipt of these funds.

ARTIST promises to send all royalty statements (or copies) and other communications (or copies) from RECORD COMPANY to PRODUCER.

ARTIST hereby instructs his bookkeepers and accountants to make available for inspection and copying the RECORD COMPANY contract and all statements rendered by the RECORD COMPANY to the ARTIST.

This agreement does not cover and is not intended to cover any agreement between the RECORD COMPANY and anyone else (including the ARTIST and the PRODUCER) concerning song publishing and mechanical licenses. In the event either is entitled to share in songwriting and/or publishing rights and/or royalties, a separate agreement will cover that aspect.

ARTIST hereby requests, instructs, authorizes and enables RECORD COMPANY to pay said percentages directly to PRODUCER.

GOVERNING LAW: This Agreement shall be governed by the laws and in the courts of the State of _____________ and by the laws of the United States, excluding their conflicts of law principles. Any dispute or legal proceeding regarding the Agreement shall take place in the county of _____________, in the State of _________________.

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between PRODUCER and ARTIST and no statement, promises or inducement made by any party, which is not contained herein, shall be binding or valid. This contract may not be enlarged, modified or altered, except in writing by both the parties.

This agreement commences as of the date of the contract between ARTIST and RECORD COMPANY, and shall continue as long as ARTIST is entitled to monies from RECORD COMPANY.

Your signature below will constitute this as a binding agreement between us.

DATED: _______________________


For Artist                                      For Producer





Name   Name


Address   Address


City/State/Zip   City/State/Zip


Telephone   Telephone