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Featured Artist Recording Contract

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The Featured Artist Recording Contract is when a record label, artist, or producer hires a musician or singer who is not part of the artist’s group or band to perform on an artist’s recording but has some prominence and will receive featured artist credit along with some royalties.

This music contract is a legal document that details the terms and conditions between a Record Company and the Feature Artist.
It covers the essential elements of the relationship, such as:

  • Date of Service
  • Ownership Rights
  • Release Date
  • Use Rights of Recording
  • And More.

The  Artist Feature Contract is a core agreement to bring a collaborator at the “Featured” artist level onto a track.
This Core Music Agreement covers all essential terms of the recording deal, including compensation, royalty splits, and Feature Credit.

Whether you’re just starting as a musician or established in the industry, our contracts will help guide you through every step of your process to ensure you are protected and make sure everything goes smoothly from the time to step into the studio to royalty splits.

With Creators’ Legal Music Contracts, you don’t have to worry again.

Creating a contract ensures that the parties agreeing will have all the proper terms and conditions laid out before the engagement.

Other names for this Document:

Featured Artist Recording Agreement, Recording Agreement for Featured Artist, Featured Artist Contract, Recording Contract for Featured Artist, Music Artist Feature Contract, Contract for Featured Artist, Music Feature Contract.

Approximate time to complete contract:  4-5 Minutes
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What Is It?

The Artist Feature Contract Template covers the essential contract terms between a Record Company and the Feature Artist:

This standard Independent Music Contract covers:

  • The Start Date of the Agreement
  • The Release of Rights by the Owner
  • The Use Rights
  • The Rights and Responsibilities of the Parties
  • Work-For-Hire Language
  •  Alternative Dispute Resolution Issues, including Venue & Choice of Law

How to Use This Document

Use this document to explain the relationship between a Record Company and the Feature Artist:

Some things needed to build your custom the Featured Artist Agreement:

  • Names of the Parties
  • Addresses of the Parties
  • Emails of the Parties
  • Use Rights
  • State for Venue and Choice Provisions

Once you have completed drafting the Featured Artist Recording Contract, you will be able to save to edit further, download a PDF or send to the other party for electronic signature.

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Packages You May Need:

Independent Music Package
Independent Music Package with Eight Core Music Industry Contracts Including Song Collab, Artist Personal Management Agreement, Music Synch License, Mechanical Rights License, Beats License, and More! All Contracts in Package are Single Use.

Price $66.00

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