Looking for Music for NBA Games on TV

Posted February 8, 2024

Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media is pitching select artists to editors who are working on this season's NBA Basketball games TV edits. Music will be used during the games, on highlight reels, pre/post game bumps, intro and outro clips, game trailers, viral videos, and many other placements across well-know basketball outlets. These placements will air on national TV and re-air in multiple international territories. Broadcast networks who air final edits may include, but are not limited to ESPN, TNT, ABC, CBS, FOX Sports and NBA TV.

High-energy inspirational/motivational "hype" music - Rock, Urban Beats, Hip-Hop, Pop, EDM, Instrumentals, Orchestral, Top-40-style tracks, and all applicable remixes. (no uncleared sampling, uncleared beats/mashups)

Submission Criteria


-Tracks must be well-produced, professional, and ready for inclusion in television programming.

-Tracks must be appropriate for the content that it will be supporting.

-Artists must own all copyrights. No uncleared samples, covers, or re-titled tracks.


If selected, you are guaranteed to maintain all of your rights and will earn royalties from your P.R.O. (Performance Rights Organization) as seen on your quarterly statements. Sync fees may or may not be paid to the artist, on a case-by-case basis, at the discretion of the producer and depending the usage of the song and the networks available budget. These songs will be exposed to millions of viewers across the nation and on-screen chyron credit will be given, as well as artist web links (where applicable, as determined by the segment editor at the network).


Songs submitted will all be reviewed thoroughly by Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media. All tracks that match the submission criteria will then be passed along to the television network producers for consideration into their broadcasts. If selected by the producers, Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media will then provide the usage agreements and contract information from the network's legal/clearance department directly to the artist to complete the process. Sync fees will be presented and agreed upon by the artist and Doug Diamond / Diamondigital Media before usage (approved via written instrument).

*There are no additional fees once an artist is selected, only the submission fee listed below.

NOTE: Even if you are not selected for this opportunity, you may be considered for future licensing opportunities.


-A SoundCloud, Spotify, or any streaming link of your song (for producers to review for consideration). No file-delivery or FTP links.

-WAV file and metadata (once selected for broadcast).
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