Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media is pitching select artists to editors who are working on the Staples Center 2018 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 mainstream media.
The 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend will be broadcast to a worldwide audience of 215 countries and territories, in more than 40 languages.
See a Success Story from the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend here.
(Chaptabois had their instrumental track "Champ" selected by producers as part of our NBA All-Star Weekend Opportunity. The song aired live on TNT as part of the All-Star Weekend TV broadcast.) THIS SONG/SUCCESS STORY WAS FOUND AND PITCHED BY DOUG DIAMOND LAST YEAR.
Music may be used during the games, remaining qualifying trial events, main event coverage, highlight reels, pre/post segment broadcasts, intro and outro clips, TV/commercial break trailers, and many other placements across various licensed outlets. Usage will air on major television networks in North America and internationally, resulting in duplicate royalties for re-airs and multi-territory usages. Music will be exposed to millions of viewers, sponsors, editors, producers, and brands.
Urban, Rock (Rock hybrids), Pop, Hip-Hop, Beats, Instrumentals, Cross-genre Hip-Hop/Pop/R&B, cues and all applicable high-energy, anthemic, party-style Top 40 sounding music accepted.
-Tracks must be well-produced, professional, and ready for inclusion in programming.
-Tracks must be high energy and appropriate for the content that it will be supporting.
-Artists/Representation must own or control all copyrights (publishing and master recording).
-Please no uncleared samples or covers.
-Clean / Radio Edits Only. No Bad Language. Period.
-No Re-titles or Third Party library music accepted.
-This is a non-exclusive one-time license. No rights are signed.
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 have historically been offered for one time usage (TBD on a case-by-case basis). Chyron credit may be given (where applicable, as determined by the segment editor at the network).
Songs submitted will all be reviewed thoroughly by Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media staff. All tracks that match the submission criteria will then be passed along to network decision makers for consideration. If selected, Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media will then provide the contact information and steps for artist to complete the process.
Artist and/or label and publisher retain all ownership and receive compensation directly via performance rights societies. Details, deal memos, terms and conditions will be provided to those who make the final cut. Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media will never meddle in contracts or financial transactions. If selected, your contact information and all metadata will be passed along to the deciding parties.
*There are no additional fees once an artist is selected, only the MusicXray submission fee.
**Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media does not take cuts from sync licensing payouts. Artists/Representatives are responsible for their own financial transactions, contracts, taxes etc.
NOTE: Even if you are not selected for this opportunity, you may be considered for future licensing.
-A SoundCloud link of your song (for producers to stream).
-No file-delivery or FTP links.
-WAV file and metadata (once reviewed and selected for broadcast).
-DO NOT email links, attach MP3 files, or share folders INSTEAD OF SUBMITTING VIA MUSICXRAY with Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media. Those submissions WILL NOT be reviewed and WILL be ignored.
-Following the instructions above will be your first, best step in order to be considered.
- Doug Diamond - Music Supervisor - Diamondigital Media