Monk Music

Global Music that celebrates life


Artist-led & artist-focused. Empowering creators to build sustainable, long-term careers on their terms.

About Us

Monk Music is the record label, artist services, and music distribution company of Caribbean music icon Machel Montano. Home to Montano’s award-winning releases, we also release top tracks from other legendary and up-and-coming artists, producers, and labels in Soca, Dancehall, Reggae, Afrobeats, and beyond.

We offer a host of artiste and label services including music project funding, production management, distribution, marketing and promotions, royalty collection and more.

With a steadfast mission to promote and discover the emerging talents from across the globe, Monk Music has played a pivotal role in nurturing and amplifying the musical diversity.

Client Services

We offer the key services for artistes, producers, and music companies to earn a living doing what they love.

Artist & Label services

Supporting artistes & their teams in music production, distribution, marketing, and administration, so they can focus on creating.

Content funding

Financing for music production, videos, graphic design, marketing, promotions, advertising + more.

Royalty collection

Administrative support in collecting royalties from distribution, publishing, SoundExchange, Mechanical Rights, Neighboring Rights + more. If you earned it, we’ll find it!

Licensing & Brand Deals

Synch licensing in film, television, & advertising. Brand sponsorships, branded content, & endorsement deals.

Songwriting camps

Facilitating collaborations with songwriters, producers, and artists in unique, create locations across the world.


Monk Music teamed up with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Trinidad Country Office to document the journey of digitalization in music production and distribution and demonstrate how trade in creative services fosters economic growth by creating jobs, supporting innovation, and stimulating investment in the creative sector. Watch the video below.

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