Music Licensing Made Easy

Welcome to the FAQ page!

Getting Started as a Music Partner

No, registering for a Music Partner account on SoundVault is free.

To register as a Music Partner please visit and click Sign up on the top right of the home page. We just need to take a few details and hear some samples of your music and then you could be on your way to becoming a SoundVault Music Partner

Our dedicated music team reviews music before inviting you to become a SoundVault Music Partner. Tracks music be professionally mixed and mastered and we'll only accept music we believe can be placed. If your music isn't accepted at this time don't worry - you'll be able to submit more songs to our reviewing panel at a later date.

No, but we strongly recommend that you do in order to receive any performance royalties due to you

Music is pre-cleared for all uses unless you specify otherwise. Our metadata spreadsheet allows you to add sensitivities so that your music will not be available for licensing for specific brands or uses (e.g. violence, political, tobacco etc) or in specific territories. 

We cannot guarantee that your music will be used/placed.

Yes, you retain 100% ownership of your music.

SoundVault gives you the flexibility to set your own pricing provided it does not fall below our minimum prices as stated on the rate card. Music Partners receive 100% of the revenue generated from sync fees - SoundVault simply adds a 20% service charge when a track is licensed.

Should you wish to terminate your agreement with SoundVault we require six months written notice.

We can pay you directly into your bank account or via PayPal. SoundVault will provide quarterly royalty statements if your tracks have been licensed in the previous quarter.

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