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NASCAR Seeking Country Music For May Races

White Knight Worldwide Media (BMI) and MusicOpps.com are seeking country music. They will be pitching select tracks to editors working on the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup edits on FOX, FS1 and NASCAR Productions. Music will be used during the races, on highlight reels, pre/post race recaps, intro and outro clips, track and driver trailers and many other placements across official network and social media outlets. Staff will be pitching tracks on a weekly basis through the end of May. These placements will air on national and local network TV, via all affiliates as well as all dedicated official NASCAR sites and official overseas alliances. Segments historically feature unique, high-energy music to enhance the commentary and visual action of NASCAR races and NASCAR culture.

Staff will be pitching music for the following events:
• GEICO 500: May 01 – Talladega Super Speedway (FOX)
• SPRINT SHOWDOWN: May 20 – Charlotte Motor Speedway (FS1)
• COCA-COLA 600: May 29 – Charlotte Motor Speedway (FOX)

SUBMISSION DATES
April 19 – May 9

GENRES ACCEPTED:
White Knight and MusicOpps.com are seeking country music in any of these veins: Country (Rock, Modern, Pop, Hybrid and Classic), Alternative Country Rock, Southern Rock, Dance Country, Active Rock, high-energy instrumentals, Americana and multi-genre tracks appropriate for NASCAR action and NASCAR culture.

SUBMISSION CRITERIA:
• 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—please no uncleared samples or covers

COMPENSATION:
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 or may not be paid to the artist, on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the producer and depending the usage of the song and popularity of the act/artist. Network budget spending is at the discretion of the editors/producers. These songs will be exposed to millions of NASCAR 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).

SUBMISSION PROCESS:
Submit your music here: musicopps.com/2016/04/opp-nascar-sprint-cup-placement.html

Songs submitted will all be reviewed thoroughly by MusicOpps.com 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, MusicOpps.com will then provide the usage agreements and contract information from the network's legal/clearance department directly to the artist to complete the process. Sync fees will be presented and agreed upon by the artist and MusicOpps.com staff before usage (approved via written instrument).

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 future licensing opportunities.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
• A SoundCloud link of your song (for producers to stream).
• Both a WAV and MP3 of your song (if selected for broadcast).
• Current contact information (email, phone)

SUBMISSION FEE
$15.00 per song

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