Wednesday, September 1, 2021


Chuck Allen Floyd

Discover Sooner, the company seeking to accelerate attention of publishers to songwriters, has announced Five Key Elements of Publishing Deals with Chuck Allen Floyd to be held on Wednesday, September 8 at 5pm CDT. The free Zoom event is aimed at songwriters, artists, publishers and industry professionals of all levels. Featured will be Chuck Allen Floyd of Floyd Law and will be hosted by Nancy Deckant, Founder and CEO of Discover Sooner. Details at

The interactive event seeks to share the basics of the traditional songwriter publishing deal and to provide a live Q&A session. Attendees are encouraged to send questions in advance to

The music industry has transformed over the past five-to-ten years according to Chuck Allen Floyd who shared, “Despite the rapidly changing landscape of music, the fundamentals of songwriting and music publishing will not change. We'll discuss the mechanics of being a poet in the 21st century.”

Floyd Law Office is a full spectrum company serving songwriters, artists, managers, producers and other members of the creative community. From contract drafting and negotiation to dispute resolution and litigation, the Floyd Law Office is a total entertainment law solution. Once an artist himself, Chuck knows the legal issues from both sides of the table.

Chuck Allen Floyd negotiated his first entertainment deal by booking his own band into a bar Chuck was too young to enter. He has not stopped negotiating since. In the 30 years since Chuck’s first gig at the Rivermist Tavern in Konawa, Oklahoma, Chuck had worked as a staff songwriter for Clint Black’s Blacktop Music Group, as an independent publisher at his own company, and as a performer and president of his own indie label, sharing the stage with artists ranging from Dweezil Zappa to Luke Bryan and Guy Clark.

Chuck eventually shifted his focus to the business side. As an attorney, he has assisted Grammy Award, Academy Award, and Country Music Hall of Fame recognized composers, producers, and artists draft and negotiate agreements with entertainment entities including CBS Radio, Cumulus Media, Big Machine Records, BMG Publishing, Netflix, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and a host of aspiring entertainers, composers, authors, and start up entertainment companies transform from talented dreams into legitimate, money making concerns.

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