Calhoun Enterprises is one of the top go-to companies for publishing administration, royalty accounting and back office record label administration. Music industry veteran Jayme Calhoun founded the company in 1997 with the goal of assisting independent music publishers, professional musicians, and artists releasing independent projects with all the business aspects of the industry so that they could focus solely on the music and creative side.
“From licensing to royalties, I can rest assured that Calhoun Enterprises is always working aggressively for me,” said Grammy-winning artist and Redneck Records founder Gretchen Wilson.
Calhoun Enterprises represents catalogs that include cuts in all genres of music from George Jones (“Choices”) to Beyonce’ (“Déjà Vu”), Bonnie Raitt (“Used to Rule the World”), and everything in between. Cuts by Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Randy Houser, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, and Old Dominion, along with the recent number 1 singles “Break Up with Him” by Old Dominion, “Say You Do” by Dierks Bentley, and “Save it for a Rainy Day” by Kenny Chesney are also administered by the company. Additionally, the company handles licensing and royalty distribution among other services on a wide range of projects and labels including Broken Bow (Jason Aldean, Dustin Lynch), Stoney Creek (Thompson Square , Randy Houser), Red Bow (Joe Nichols), Redwing (Bonnie Raitt), Redneck (Gretchen Wilson), Post Oak (Travis Tritt), Wheelhouse (Granger Smith, Trace Adkins) and Kevin Fowler Records along with many independent projects for unsigned artists.
The company also offers a wide variety consulting services including intellectual property issues, distribution deals for record labels, performing rights organization interactions, drafting and reviewing publishing and production deals, copyright licensing for both licensees and licensors, and royalty accountings for record labels. Among Calhoun’s consultant clients is Stephen Arnold Music, widely regarded as the leading producer of original music for the broadcasting industry along with several television stations and other independent users of music.
Calhoun has over 25 years of experience in the music industry including 10 years at performing rights organization SESAC where she rose to senior director, business affairs. She is a graduate of Belmont University.