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Shaping the Industry Together

Meet Kanjian technology and manage your career with our one-stop solution

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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

No matter your position in the industry, discover the many applications of Kanjian Starcast and how it can benefit you.

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.

  • 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 music 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.

Combine all our services within one contract. Get the best out of Kanjian and maximise the impact of your music. 

 

Enquire directly for more details.

How do you make money?

With Starcast you don’t need to pay a yearly subscription to keep your music online. We don’t charge any subscription, one-off fee, or fixed costs.

When you make money, we’ll make take a small % off of the revenue made. You will always make a profit.

When do you get paid?

We provide reports once a month and you can withdraw your revenue at any time.

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

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 track within the top independently curated playlists on NetEase Music platform.

Douyin Influencers
China’s TikTok 

Plug your music into influencers background music videos and go viral on China’s top short video platform.

Weibo Advertising
Leading Social Media

Boost your brand awareness, gain recognition and followers on the most popular Chinese social media channel.

Public Relations
Articles and News

Get featured on China’s top music news outlets, and increase your digital presence across the Chinese web.

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Kanjian Starcast Creators & Labels

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

  • mxmtoon

    Maia, known professionally as mxmtoon, is an American singer-songwriter and YouTuber. Her 2018 self-released EP, Plum Blossom has been streamed over 100 million times.

  • 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.

  • Nightwish

    Finland's Nightwish are an award-winning, best-selling symphonic metal band. Nightwish issued their ninth studio outing, Human. :II: Nature, in 2020.

  • Hatsune Miku

    She is a singing voice synthesizer featured in over 100,000 songs released worldwide. Hatsune Miku has become a global superstar performing sold-out 3D concerts worldwide with performances in LA, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo

  • Yuan (徐梦圆)

    YUAN (徐梦圆) is arguably China’s most successful DJ and producer. He is on the Top 100 list of Chinese artists on Netease. Some of his most popular works include Cang (藏), Glass Candy (玻璃糖), and the China Series.

  • Vava

    Vava, is a Chinese rapper from Ya'an, Sichuan, China. She has been called China's Rihanna. Vava rose to fame from her performance on the first season of the iQiyi television show The Rap of China.

  • Jackson Wang

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

  • Lay Zhang

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Black Octopus

    Well-known sample pack production company specializing in royalty-free sounds for music production. Their catalogue contains a wide range of high-quality vocals, live instruments, drum samples, basses, synth presets, and more.

Kanjian Starcast Creators & Labels

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

  • mxmtoon

    Maia, known professionally as mxmtoon, is an American singer-songwriter and YouTuber. Her 2018 self-released EP, Plum Blossom has been streamed over 100 million times.

  • 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.

  • Nightwish

    Finland's Nightwish are an award-winning, best-selling symphonic metal band. Nightwish issued their ninth studio outing, Human. :II: Nature, in 2020.

  • Hatsune Miku

    She is a singing voice synthesizer featured in over 100,000 songs released worldwide. Hatsune Miku has become a global superstar performing sold-out 3D concerts worldwide with performances in LA, Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo

  • Yuan (徐梦圆)

    YUAN (徐梦圆) is arguably China’s most successful DJ and producer. He is on the Top 100 list of Chinese artists on Netease. Some of his most popular works include Cang (藏), Glass Candy (玻璃糖), and the China Series.

  • Vava

    Vava, is a Chinese rapper from Ya'an, Sichuan, China. She has been called China's Rihanna. Vava rose to fame from her performance on the first season of the iQiyi television show The Rap of China.

  • Jackson Wang

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

  • Lay Zhang

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Black Octopus

    Well-known sample pack production company specializing in royalty-free sounds for music production. Their catalogue contains a wide range of high-quality vocals, live instruments, drum samples, basses, synth presets, and more.

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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?2022-08-15T07:13:43+00:00

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

To see our full list of channels please navigate here

What are the Starcast distribution terms?2022-06-28T10:10:49+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

Term: 3 years

Contract: Exclusive

Does Starcast support video content?2022-08-15T07:09:00+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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