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Entries in 'royalties' (51)

Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

Managers respond to Sony/Spotify contract leak

The International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) has written an open letter on record label and music publisher deals in the ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 22nd 2015 at 11:01AM
CD Baby

CD Baby Pro now available to UK-based songwriters

CD Baby is now offering its publishing administration service CD Baby Pro to UK-based songwriters.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 20th 2015 at 10:13AM
'Unfair' streaming subscription accounting 'favours bigger players'

'Unfair' streaming subscription accounting 'favours bigger players'

Publishing and digital executives from MCPS, PRS for Music, Hospital Records and INgrooves aired a host of concerns about operating ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 8th 2015 at 10:12AM
ASCAP

US appeals court backs Pandora in ASCAP battle

A US appeals court has rejected ASCAP’s bid to increase the rate that Pandora must pay to license its music, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 6th 2015 at 5:16PM

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Pandora

Pandora FM radio station acquisition approved

Pandora has secured its acquisition of US terrestrial radio station KXMZ-FM for $600,000, after nearly two years of awaiting for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on May 6th 2015 at 10:16AM
Pandora/Google/Amazon

Amazon, Google and Pandora launch coalition to battle digital royalties hike

Amazon, Google and Pandora have joined forces to launch a coalition to oppose efforts from musicians, publishers and record labels ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 30th 2015 at 11:15AM
TuneCore

TuneCore artists earn $36m in Q1 2015

TuneCore's Q1 financial results show that its artists enjoyed 5% year-on-year growth on their first quarter earnings, bringing the total ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 29th 2015 at 3:10PM
A2IM

A2IM: 'The potential impact of Fair Play Fair Pay is enormous'

The American Association of Independent Music (A2IM) has voiced its support for legislation that aims to remedy loopholes that have ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 13th 2015 at 4:41PM

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Peter Leathem

PPL: 'Neighbouring rights are a very important part of the mix' Gated Content

In a business all too familiar with shrinking revenue streams, it seems like international neighbouring rights payments from PPL might ...

by Mark Sutherland
on Mar 30th 2015 at 3:23PM
The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

The Orchard acquires RoyaltyShare

Distribution company The Orchard has acquired royalty processing service RoyaltyShare and made a strategic investment in another, Korrect.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 25th 2015 at 6:26PM
SESAC partners with ReverbNation

SESAC partners with ReverbNation

Performing rights organisation SESAC has announced a strategic partnership with online artist services company ReverbNation.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 25th 2015 at 2:33PM
Universal 'close to settlement' in royalties dispute

Universal 'close to settlement' in royalties dispute

Universal Music Group (UMG) is close to settling claims that it cheated artists out of royalties from digital downloads.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 20th 2015 at 10:30AM

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Jay Z

Jay Z to part with 50% of song royalties for jazz sample

Jay Z will have to pay 50% of the royalties from Versus, a track from his 2013 album Magna Carta ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 16th 2015 at 10:01AM
Mick Glossop

Music Producers Guild backs BASCA's fair share for songwriters campaign

The Music Producers Guild is backing BASCA's campaign to demand a more equitable share of income generated via digital exploitation ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 16th 2015 at 9:37AM
Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal $1 billion over next two years

Spotify expects to pay Universal Music Group $1 billion over the next two years to cover royalties, ad revenue and ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 11th 2015 at 10:44AM
Rodney

Rodney Jerkins: 'Pandora payouts are embarrassing'

Grammy-award winning producer Rodney Jerkins (pictured) has questioned Pandora founder Tim Westergren over the "embarrassing" payouts songwriters and ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 10th 2015 at 9:51AM

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ASCAP

ASCAP hits the $1bn threshold in revenues

ASCAP has become the first performance rights society in the world to report revenues in excess of $1 billion.

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:00AM
Pandora

Pandora creates division to work with labels and artist managers

Pandora has created a division to work with labels and artist managers as it bids to repair its relationships in ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 10:04AM
The Village People

Trial to determine who wrote Y.M.C.A. to begin this week

A trial is due to begin this week to establish who wrote 24 of the Village People's songs including Y.M.C.A. 

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 10th 2015 at 9:44AM
CISAC

Royalties collected by CISAC in 2013 remain stable at €7.8bn

Total royalties collected on behalf of over three million creators worldwide by The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Feb 10th 2015 at 9:31AM
BMI

BMI and Pandora head to court over royalties dispute

Licensing agency BMI is set for a court battle with internet radio service Pandora in a royalties’ dispute.

The trial, ...

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 9th 2015 at 11:08AM
SoundExchange

SoundExchange paid $773m to artists and labels in 2014

SoundExchange paid a record $773 million to recording artists and record labels in 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 2:33PM
Pandora

Pandora hits Turtles members with Anti-SLAPP motion over pre-1972 royalties lawsuit

Pandora has hit back at ex-members of the Turtles Flo & Eddie, who filed a lawsuit seeking royalty payments for ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 10:51AM
Audiam raises another $1m from investors

Audiam raises another $1m from investors

Royalty collections company Audiam has raised a further $1 million from investors in the music industry.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 16th 2014 at 11:29AM
MB

Martin Bandier: 'US streaming rates are unjustifiably below-market'

Sony/ATV boss Martin Bandier has used his artist's success at the Grammy nominations to highlight the "unjustifiably below-market royalty rates" ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 11th 2014 at 11:51AM