Contributors

What is a Contributor?

A Contributor is an entity, such as an Artist (also known as "Performer"), a Record Label, a Songwriter, or a Music Publisher, that appears in the Credit of a Track or a Work. More generally, it is a Person or a Company that create and/or perform Music and/or holds Music Rights.

Adding a Contributor

Although it is possible to add Contributors manually, they are usually created on the fly when importing from Releases Importer or Reprtoir Sheets. It then seems unnecessary to add Contributors manually.
To add a new Contributor, like an Artist for example, go to the navigation menu on the left, open the "Contributors" section and then click on the "Artists" list. Then click on the orange button "New Artist" located at the top right of the list and choose "Manual Entry" in the drop-down list.
This will open a pop-up window with multiple tabs to enter the metadata needed to add a new Artist. Please go to the Tabs section below to learn more.
To record the new Artist, click on the orange button "Save" located at the bottom right of the pop-up window. The new Artist will then be immediately available in the "Artists" list. To stop the action, click on the grey "Cancel" button next to it.
Repeat the same process to add a Songwriter, a Record Label, or a Music Publisher.

Adding Contributors in bulk

For the reasons explained above, we have not developed a tool for adding Contributors in bulk.

Editing Contributors

To edit a Contributor (or several at a time), like an Artist for example, go to the navigation menu on the left, open the "Contributors" section and click on the "Artists" list. Select one or more Artists in the list, point them and click right (or click on the three dots icon located on the right side of the line when you hover it) and then click on the "Edit" action in the opened contextual menu.
This will open a pop-up at the right of the Workspace to mass edit the Artists metadata. To learn more about the "Mass Actions" feature, follow the link below:
To save the modification(s), click on the orange "Save" button located at the bottom right of the pop-up window. The modification(s) will then be immediately available in the Contributors list. To stop the action, click the gray "Cancel" button next to it.

Deleting Contributors

To delete a Contributor (or several at a time), like an Artist for example, go to the navigation menu on the left, open the "Contributors" section and click on the "Artists" list. Select one or more Artists in the Artists list, point them and click right (or click on the three dots icon located on the right side of the line when you hover it) and then click on the "Delete" action in the opened contextual menu.
Be careful, Contributors will be irreversibly deleted.

Contributor Tabs

Artist Tabs

Details
Tags
Associated Resources
This Tab is for adding or removing Metadata to the selected Artists.
Field
Instructions
Name *
Enter the Artist Name
Legal Name
IPI
ISNI
Country
Notes
Record a custom note.
This Tab is for adding or removing Custom Tags to the selected Artists. To learn more, please follow the link below.
This tab is for adding or removing Contact or Company to the selected Artists.
Field
Instructions
Associated Rightholders
Search a Contact or a Company in the list and select it.

Record Label Tabs

Details
Tags
Associated Resources
This Tab is for adding or removing Metadata to the selected Record Labels.
Field
Instructions
Name *
Enter the Artist Name
ISNI
Notes
Record a custom note.
This Tab is for adding or removing Custom Tags to the selected Record Labels. To learn more, please follow the link below.
This tab is for adding or removing Contact or Company to the selected Record Labels.
Field
Instructions
Associated Rightholders
Search a Contact or a Company in the list and select it.

Songwriter Tabs

Details
Tags
Associated Resources
This Tab is for adding or removing Metadata to the selected Songwriters.
Field
Instructions
Name *
Enter the Artist Name
IPI
ISNI
Rights Organization
Country
Notes
Record a custom note.
This Tab is for adding or removing Custom Tags to the selected Songwriters. To learn more, please follow the link below.
This tab is for adding or removing Contact or Company to the selected Songwriters.
Field
Instructions
Associated Rightholders
Search a Contact or a Company in the list and select it.

Music Publisher Tabs

Details
Tags
Associated Resources
This Tab is for adding or removing Metadata to the selected Music Publishers.
Field
Instructions
Name *
Enter the Artist Name
IPI
ISNI
Rights Organization
Notes
Record a custom note.
This Tab is for adding or removing Custom Tags to the selected Music Publishers. To learn more, please follow the link below.
This tab is for adding or removing Contact or Company to the selected Music Publishers.
Field
Instructions
Associated Rightholders
Search a Contact or a Company in the list and select it.