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Shaping the Industry Together

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Starcast

Manage your music globally

For the past 10 years, Kanjian Music has been developing its best-in-class technology. Built for artists and labels, leverage Kanjian technology to manage your career and business.

Kanjian Starcast unifies commercial exploitation and royalty collection across hundreds of digital service providers globally.

Kanjian Starcast gives you licensing automation for digital distribution, sync, and public performance in one, end-to-end industry application.

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Services

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We can distribute your music to over 300 stores worldwide which covers 95% of the globe.

Most competitors will only deliver to the major 5 stores in China. By expanding this to the 90 we provide you will be able to tap into the music subcultures within China as many are dedicated to specific types of music fans.

  • Territory: Worldwide (Specific territories can be selected)
  • Royalties: 80% Greater China, 90% Worldwide (no annual or setup fees)
  • Term: 3 years
  • Contract: Exclusive
  • Promotion: Pitch new releases to DSPs, free but subject to Kanjian’s editorial discretion.
We are able to claim the publishing royalties from DSPs directly, including where we do speak on behalf of the 100% share.

For example, if we are licensed only a 4% of a composition/lyrics, the DSP will pay to us the 4% to Kanjian and the remaining percentage to MCSC or accordingly to any third parties administrating the works.

  • Territory: Greater China
  • Royalties: 60% from the revenue generated (no annual or setup fees)
  • Term: 3 years
  • Contract: Exclusive

We provide synchronisation services. If we sign a sync agreement we can represent your music for TV, movies, video games and other licensing opportunities.  We will always ask permission before using your track for major sync opportunities.

Prices are negotiated on a case-by-case basis or where possible with a minimum price-tag for an automated sale. Major syncs will not be authorized without the client’s prior consent and we would need the license for both master and publishing rights.

  • Territory: Greater China, case-by-case basis
  • Royalties: 50%
  • Term: 1 year
  • Contract: Non-Exclusive

We partner with China’s top stock library music services (including our own Coolvox) to further boost your sales in this rapidly growing sector of the music industry in China.

Usage licenses currently covered by the scheme include:

  • Apps
  • Games
  • Background Music (retail and hospitality)
  • Videos (synchronization)
  • Media or Advertising

Business Terms

  • Territory: Worldwide (Specific territories can be selected)
  • Royalties: as per usage case – see contract for details (publishing rights are a mandatory requirement)
  • Term: 3 years
  • Contract: Non-exclusive

Kanjian Music works alongside CAVCA, the Chinese Audio Video Copyright Association, to help artists and labels protect and monetise on neighboring rights in Mainland China.

  • Territory: Mainland China
  • Royalties: 85% from the revenue generated (no annual or setup fees)
  • Term: 3 years
  • Contract: Exclusive

Our strategic partnership deals with China’s top agents providing background music services allow us to make your content available for selection to be played in hotels, department stores, supermarkets, and many other sites.

  • Territory: Greater China, case-by-case basis
  • Royalties: 50%
  • Term: 1 year
  • Contract: Non-Exclusive

Our in house marketing team can help you to enhance your visibility in China. Grow your brand and achieve your goals.

Our in house marketing team can help you to enhance your visibility in China. Grow your brand and achieve your goals.

Payment Structure

Discover the options available which will enhance your visibility in China. Grow your brand and achieve your goals. Contact us now for your tailor-made plan.

When do you get paid?

We provide unified, all-in-one reports once a month. All contracts signed are combined into a clear, easy-to-read report.

We support artists and labels to achieve financial independence without holding them to ransom with subscription fees and music takedowns.

How do we make money?

Our ethos is artist and label driven. Our model means you won’t ever have to pay a fee or subscription.

Starcast will take a 20% cut of any revenues made from your distribution. Other services offer different % splits. Bespoke splits are available upon review. 

When can I withdraw revenue?

Withdraw your revenue at any time. Once you reach the threshold level withdraw any and all revenue at your convenience.

Once withdrawn you’ll receive the money between the 15th – 25th of the month.

Marketing

Discover the options available which will enhance your visibility in China. Grow your brand and achieve your goals. Contact us now for your tailor-made plan.

NetEase Playlists
Top Chinese DSP

List your tracks for 1 month within the most popular international music playlists on NetEase.

5 playlists

5+ million reach

Douyin Influencers
China’s TikTok 

Plug your music into Douyin influencer accounts. Get your artist and track name mentioned by the influencer whilst the audience listens to your song.

10 bloggers

1 + million reach

Weibo Advertising
Leading Social Media

Upload your music onto Weibo media accounts. Get endorsed by key accounts to increase your reach and visibility.

10 videos

2+ million reach

Public Relations
Articles and News

Send out the most important highlights and news about you and your music to renowned media outlets.

localisation

20+ media outlets

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Kanjian Starcast Creators & Labels

Discover  a few of the high profile artists and labels already using Kanjian Starcast

  • Ninja Tune

    One of the UK's most famous electronic music labels, Mixmag's top 50 most popular electronic music labels of the decade. It includes well-known DJs: Amon Tobin/Cujo, DJ Krush, Bonobo, Hex and The Invisible

  • Hillsong Music

    Hillsong Music is a music label produced by Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia as well as offshoot churches. Hillsong is committed to creating a musical expression that is almost uncomfortable in its uniqueness

  • 24kGoldn

    24kGoldn, is an American rapper and singer. In 2019, he rose to fame with his single, "Valentino", peaking at number 92 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

  • Jackson Wang

    Jackson Wang is a Hong Kong rapper, singer, fashion designer and dancer based in China. He is the founder of record label Team Wang

  • Lay Zhang

    Lay Zhang is a Chinese singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actor, and businessman.

  • Flamingo Records

    Founded by DJ Fedde Le Grand, known as the "King of Electronic Music" in 2004, together with DJ Funkerman and producer Raf Jansen Flamingo Records has developed into one of the top underground electronic dance music labels.

  • Avex

    Avex, one of the largest entertainment groups in Japan. Avex artist Josh Cumbee has collaborated with Madonna, Armin Van Buuren, Li Yuchun, and Cai Xukun, and is now using Starcast

  • Monstercat

    With six releases a week across its Uncaged, Instinct, and Silk brands, Monstercat has topped radio and streaming charts worldwide, offering a diverse range of genres across bass, dance, pop, house, chill, and electronic.

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Our transparent, no-contract sandbox product trials are helping you to assess how we can best help your business.

Starcast
Sell your music everywhere

Kanjian Starcast unifies commercial exploitation and royalty collection across hundreds of digital service providers globally.

Kanjian Starcast gives you licensing automation for digital distribution, sync, and public performance in one, end-to-end industry application.

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What platforms does Starcast support?2022-06-10T07:36:29+00:00

Starcast covers 300 platforms, covering more than 200 countries around the world and 95% of the global music market.

What are the Starcast business terms?2022-06-10T07:36:51+00:00

Fee: No service fee or annual fees

Service Area: Global (optional area)

Cooperation Model: Revenue share

Revenue Share: Artist retains 80% of revenue

Reporting and Billing: Monthly

Does Starcast support video content?2022-06-10T07:39:06+00:00

Starcast supports video distribution to multiple platforms including NetEase Cloud Music, QQ Music, YouTube, Youku Video, Tencent Video, iQiyi Video, Yinyue Tai, IPTV, KKBox, etc.

To see our full list of channels please navigate here

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Starlink
Get all the music you need

Kanjian Starlink is an integrated solution designed to help you license production and commercial assets to your service.

Kanjian Starlink offers authorization of tens of millions of productions and commercial music assets, in a one-stop licensing and operation application.

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