NAICS Code Description

512230 - Music Publishers

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This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acquiring and registering copyrights for musical compositions in accordance with law and promoting and authorizing the use of these compositions in recordings, radio, television, motion pictures, live performances, print, or other media. Establishments in this industry represent the interests of the songwriter or other owners of musical compositions to produce revenues from the use of such works, generally through licensing agreements. These establishments may own the copyright or act as administrator of the music copyrights on behalf of copyright owners. Publishers of music books and sheet music are included in this industry.


  • Establishments primarily engaged as independent songwriters who act as their own publishers are classified in Industry 711510, Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers.
Index Entries for 512230
512230512230512230Music book (i.e., bound sheet music) publishers
512230512230512230Music book (i.e., bound sheet music) publishers and printing combined
512230512230512230Music copyright authorizing use
512230512230512230Music copyright buying and licensing
512230512230512230Music publishers
512230512230512230Music, sheet, publishers and printing combined
512230512230512230Publishers, music
512230512230512230Sheet music publishers
512230512230512230Sheet music publishers and printing combined
512230512230512230Song publishers
512230512230512230Song publishers and printing combined

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 512230 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Ai Entertainment Holdings LLCNew YorkNY
Warner Music IncNew YorkNY
Recorded Books IncPrince FrederickMD
Screen Gems-EMI Music IncNew YorkNY
Concord Music Group IncLos AngelesCA
Kobalt Music Pubg Amer IncNew YorkNY
Sony/Atv Music Publishing LLCNew YorkNY
Music Sales CorporationNew YorkNY
G I A Publications IncChicagoIL
Neil A Kjos Music CompanySan DiegoCA