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OPP: NBA All-Star Weekend Placement

Get Your Music on the 2016 NBA All-Star Broadcasts.


White Knight Worldwide Media (BMI) and Pulse Records USA are pitching select artists to editors who are working on the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend broadcasts. Music will be used during the games and events, on highlight reels, pre/post game bumps, intro and outro clips, game trailers, and many other placements across NBA All-Star outlets. These placements air on national television and dedicated online basketball sites. All-Star games historically draw large broadcast numbers, sponsors, celebrities and media.

The 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend will be broadcast to a worldwide audience of 215 countries and territories, in more than 40 languages: This is your chance to be heard.

See an example of a previous Pulse Records NBA music placement here:

SUBMISSION DATES: Jan 11th, 2016 - Feb 1st, 2016

Hard Rock, Metal, Alternative, Indie, Pop Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop/Rap, EDM, Dubstep/House, Orchestral, Instrumental, cinematic scores, cues and all applicable high-energy, Top 40 sounding music accepted.

-Tracks must be well-produced, professional, and ready for inclusion in television programming.
-Tracks must be high energy and appropriate for the content that it will be supporting.
-Artists must own all copyrights - No uncleared samples or covers.

If selected, you are guaranteed to maintain all of your rights and will earn royalties from your P.R.O. (Performance Rights Organization) as seen on your quarterly statements. Sync fees may be offered to the artist, on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the producer and is dependent upon the usage of the song, band/act popularity and budget restrictions. Sync fees historically range from $500 to $1500 USD for one time usage (TBD on a case-by-case basis). These spots will be exposed to millions of sports fans across the nation and on-screen chyron credit will be given as well as artist web links (where applicable, as determined by the segment editor at the network).

Songs submitted will all be reviewed thoroughly by Pulse Records staff. All tracks that match the submission criteria will then be passed along to the television network producers for consideration into their broadcasts. If selected by the producers, Pulse Records will then provide the usage agreements and/or financial information/invoices to aid artist and/or artist representation in completing the process. Artists selected by producers must have WAV files and metadata information on hand to meet producer deadlines. Further information will be provided once selected. There are no additional fees once an artist is selected, only the submission fee listed below.

NOTE: Even if you are not selected for this opportunity, you may be considered for other licensing opportunities.

- A SoundCloud link of your song (for producers to stream).
- WAV file and metadata (once selected for broadcast)