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Sovereign Music is the leading provider of strategic royalty support to the independent music community.

Peace of mind, every time.

SERVICES

MISSION STATEMENT

To always provide unmatched value, understanding and confidence to the music community through our expertise of royalties.

ROYALTY ACCOUNTING

Utilizing our in-house Sovereign Method, we can provide straightforward, accurate and transparent royalty statements for record labels and publishers at a fraction of what it would cost to hire an in-house royalty department. Our experienced staff supports ALL royalty accounting software solutions including Record Maestro/Music Maestro and RoyaltyShare.

PUBLISHING ADMINISTRATION

Sovereign can provide administration services to new and existing catalogs.  We will ensure that your catalog is properly registered worldwide and that all copyrights are appropriately managed and generating income. Our resources include sub-publishing and performance rights relationships worldwide and an effective film and tv licensing team.

DISTRIBUTION

Sovereign can provide digital and physical distribution services to record labels or master recording owners who need assistance releasing their music products.  We can provide additional expertise on marketing, production, promotion, sales forecasting and royalty obligations. Sovereign delivers music to more than 600 destinations in over 200 territories worldwide.

LABEL AND PUBLISHING CONSULTING

With decades of experience in the music industry, we can advise  record labels and publishers on every aspect of running a successful music venture.

WHO WE ARE

JENNIFER CARY
CEO
As CEO, Jennifer Cary is committed to solidifying Sovereign Music’s place as a leader in the field of royalty accounting. Prior to devoting herself full time to this goal she accumulated nearly 20 years of experience in the music industry working directly with artists, managers, business managers and law firms.

A New York native, Jennifer studied at New York Law School and moved to California in 2006. With a keen understanding of copyright and contract law, she helps clients navigate the complex world of royalties. She also lends herself to the music community at large as a mediator for the Arts Arbitration & Mediation Program operated by the California Lawyers for the Arts.

Jennifer is a 2nd generation entrepreneur with an adoration for music. She is motivated by the need for qualified professionals in field of royalty accounting and her work ethic is matched well with that of previous employer, James Brown “the hardest work man in show business”.

STEVE WEATHERBY
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Steve Weatherby is a hands-on leader who gently steers the creatively inclined through big business processes. Since 1996 he has plotted a course that has afforded him a unique insight into the business of music and the relationships that must be maintained to support it.

Steve has held positions at major labels, as well as top-tier business management firms. He is recognized for guiding clients through the intricacies of industry agreements and their resulting returns. His patience and character have made him a trusted advisor to many significant artist and songwriters. His sound judgement and insight cause him to be sought after by the business sector.

Steve’s ambition is to unite the music community on a single royalty process that inspires confidence and nurtures relationships. In furtherance of this goal he devotes himself to moving the industry toward embracing the model of outsourced royalty services.

CLIENTS

CONTACT US

ADDRESS

SOVEREIGN MUSIC, INC
940 W. CHAPMAN AVE
SUITE 205
ORANGE, CA 92868

EMAIL

info[at]sovereign.email

JENNIFER CARY
jcary[at]sovereign.email

STEVE WEATHERBY
sweatherby[at]sovereign.email

PHONE

(213) 275-3016

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