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SOVEREIGN MUSIC is a music business administration company designed to provide a white label service to music and entertainment related companies. With over 60 years of combined music industry experience, Sovereign has the staff, knowledge and experience to handle all your administration needs. Established in 2013, Sovereign provides services for a wide variety and size of clients. We stay abreast of the newest music industry practices, trends, revenue streams, shifting regulations, and ever-changing advances in technology in order for you to be successful in the music business.

SERVICES

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.

THE SOVEREIGN TEAM

JENNIFER CARY
CEO
Jennifer began working in the music industry as an intern at Columbia Records in 1994.  After receiving her B.A. she began working at Sony Studios.  It was there that she was introduced to the world of Business Affairs and made the decision to go to law school.  She received her J.D. from New York Law School in 2000.  She has held positions at law firms, artist management and business management firms.  Jennifer founded Sovereign Music in 2012 with the goal of making royalty accounting an approachable subject.
STEVE WEATHERBY
EVP
Steve received his BA from The Ohio State University and began his music career playing guitar in multiple touring bands in the early 1990’s.  He has spent the past 20 years working for nearly every major music company, and a few successful independents, doing everything from A&R, production, licensing, publishing administration and royalty accounting, before deciding to pursue an independent music consulting career, eventually leading to his partnership with Sovereign Music.
DAVE BAGLEY
EVP
Dave received his BA from the University of Utah and studied Music Business Administration at SF State University.  He has spent over twenty years working in the music industry working for record labels, music distribution and music royalty software management  companies.  He joined Sovereign Music to share his knowledge and experience with a broader range of clients and to focus on solutions to the challenges facing the industry today.

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CONTACT US

ADDRESS

SOVEREIGN MUSIC, INC
940 W. CHAPMAN AVE
SUITE 203
ORANGE, CA 92868

EMAIL

info[at]sovereign.email

JENNIFER CARY
jcary[at]sovereign.email

STEVE WEATHERBY
sweatherby[at]sovereign.email

DAVE BAGLEY
dbagley[at]sovereign.email

PHONE

(213) 275-3016

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