C-Note

C-Note

If you are involved in the Caribbean music industry, then join us for the upcoming series of webinars which break down how the business of music works in the region in the digital age. Importantly, also find out about the new regional initiative "C-Note" which aims to improve access to and the performance of Caribbean music of all genres. Find out how C-Note can work for you!

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The C-Note is a regional database of sound recordings created by the ACCS.  It contains music of all genres from the across the Caribbean and has as its primary objective improving and increasing access to the region’s music.  It is specifically targeted at digital music aggregators and distributors, advertisers, audio-visual productions and generally any-one who is interested in Caribbean music.

How do I have my music included in the C-Note database?

You do not need to be a member of a regional CMO, but you must be the owner of the master recordings and sign the relevant contract.  You will have a variety of options so that you can choose which rights you are authorising C-Note to license on your behalf.

How much money can I make from C-Note?

You will be paid strictly based on the use of your music.  Licensing fees will be subject to an administration fee of 10-15%.

What type of licences will C-Note issue?

C-Note will issue online, production music licence and limited cases synchronisation licences.   C-Note will also collaborate with the members of the ACCS to issue public performance licences where there is an interest in accessing regional music.

How do I sign up to participate in the C-Note initiative?

It’s easy to sign up. Just contact the CMO in your territory.  If there is not CMO, then please contact the ACCS at: info@accscaribbean.com