Next Era is an independent music publisher based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands representing a varied roster of composers and songwriters as well as an expanding legacy catalogue.

Notable placements include songs for Major Lazer, Madonna, Chris Brown as well as synchs for Nike, Samsung and Netflix. Next Era’s catalogue include rights to timeless hits like ‘Miami’ by Will Smith, The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Juicy’, Mary J. Blige’s ‘Be Happy’ and Jennifer Lopez’s ‘Jenny from the Block’ amongst others.

Representing the rights and careers of both established and up and coming writers and composers Next Era excels in attention to detail and pro-active involvement in the development of any clients’ career in close collaboration with their teams.

Alongside it’s roster of authors Next Era represents and administers the catalogues of iconic hiphop production duo The Track Masters (Poke and Tone), Phase One Network, Mixmash Records, Maxximize Records, Ones To Watch and FRNT.

For it’s authors and composers Next Era provides the guidance and support that any musician needs to develop both their skills and career, such as:

  • Song placements with performing artists/labels/brands
  • Initiate and oversee studio sessions
  • Inspirational bespoke writing camps
  • Individual A&R guidance
  • Source of information and support for questions about contracts, terms, network and intended partnerships.

Next Era is actively pitching and placing songs from it’s catalogue in TV commercials, series, videogames and movies. Besides the fact that it promotes a record well it also generates a remarkable amount of income.

Over the last years Next Era had synchs with the following global brands, among others:

  • Asphalt Motorsport
  • Kellogg’s
  • Madden NFL 2017
  • MTV
  • Netflix
  • Nike
  • Nissan
  • Samsung
  • So You Think You Can Dance
  • T-Mobile

Our administration department takes care of global copyright registration, income tracking and accounting for local and foreign royalty income to ensure that our authors receive the income they worked so hard for. With sub-publishers in every territory in the world there is a worldwide network available to the partners of Next Era.

To track your income we provide you with an state of the art online (CRM) application which allows you to access your financial and copyright data. That means you can:

  • Get access to your worldwide royalty Information in an instant.
  • Access your royalty information from anywhere, at any time.


We are very proud to represent some of the best international established artists, composers and writers. Hereunder a selection of the authors we represent.


Our expanding catalogue include rights to some of the most recognisable hits, like: 


Next Era had synchs with the following global brands:


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