Loyalty Over Royalties

Read Paul Gardner's riveting story of his time in the music industry as an entertainment lawyer.


A must read for artists, managers, publicists and anyone looking to break into the entertainment industry.

Success in the entertainment industry requires more than a pretty face or a good beat. It involves negotiating contracts, forming connections and building a following on social media and in real life. It is a matter of reaching the deal-makers, "getting into the room," AND staying there. 


Loyalty Over Royalties provides a breakdown of: 

  • How to get a deal
  • The components of a deal
  • How to negotiate contracts and split-sheet agreements
  • How to protect your intellectual property
  • Things you should look out for
  • How to optimize your social media following
  • And so much more!


Meet Paul Gardner

PAUL GARDNER is a retired prominent entertainment attorney with more than 15 years experience in entertainment & corporate law at The Gardner Law Group and DLA Piper. 


Paul has worked with or represented high-profile clients such as Beyonce, Sean "Puffy" Combs, King Los, 2 Chainz, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Tareq Salahi, Michaele Salahi, DJ Quicksilva, Tommy Davidson and many more. 

Who Is This Book For?

Entertainment Industry Professionals

Artists, managers, publicists and anyone looking to break into the entertainment industry, this information is not being shared anywhere else. This is a must read!



Even if you are not in the entertainment industry, as an entrepreneur, you are still navigating contracts and agreements everyday. As you read, learn from Paul's 15+ years of contract expertise.


Not in the entertainment industry or an entrepreneur, guess what, you will love this book too! Get ready for juicy stories and a behind-the-scenes view of some of your favorite entertainers. 


Get all of Paul's juicy stories behind these photos AND be educated on how to navigate the entertainment industry. No matter who you are, you will take away something beneficial from this book. 

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