Royalty Advances

Get an advance on your music royalties

Symphonic has partnered with industry leading royalty advance companies which can help accelerate your career.

Access to Royalty Advances is limited strictly to Symphonic clients.

Read our articles “The Truth About Advances” and, “How To Determine Artist Advances” for additional detail.

Why should I consider a Royalty Advance?

You can market more aggressively
Compensate Collaborators
Run Advertising Campaigns
Physical promotions
Touring support

How do I receive an advance?

Applications for royalty advances are below. Certain criteria must be met for each option so please be sure to fill out your application as accurately as possible.

Do I have to pay a fee to apply?

There is no fee to apply.

Do I earn enough royalties to work with you?

Every situation is unique and is assessed as such however, a general rule is that you have to have some earnings to be considered for a royalty advance. Symphonic recommends royalty revenue of at least $5,000 a year to ensure that advances will recoup. Our partners have similar requirements.

How quickly can I receive an advance?

Most the advances are paid in days or weeks, not months. Of course this is dependent on Symphonic’s receipt of the application and requested supporting documentation in a complete and timely manner. Our partners work along a similar timeline to advance royalties on projects generally within days to weeks.

Why do you have a partner?

Symphonic knows that one size does not fit all in matters of growing your career. We offer a variety of options so that our client base can achieve their full potential. In addition, we’re not specializing in any solution that isn’t core to our business.

About the Service

Symphonic can issue royalty advances directly for artists and labels that qualify via the application process. Additionally, we are partnered with Sound Royalties to give our clients even more royalty advance options. Please read more about each option below.

Keep Control of Your Copyrights

You get to retain the rights to your music while getting the upfront cash you need. Even better, our program is structured so that you continue to receive income — no 100% recoupment, as is typical in the industry.

Apply For A Royalty Advance

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We distribute music + provide royalty advances! You own your rights and we recoup from royalties. Subject to approval, diligence and conditions. Payment in days to weeks.

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Advances from $3k to $100k+. Keep 100% of your rights. Fees and conditions from Sound Royalties apply. Payment in days to weeks.