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Entries in 'royalties' (42)

TuneCore

TuneCore paid out $34m to artists in Q1 2014

TuneCore has revealed a $34.1 million payout to artists in the first quarter of 2014.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 17th 2014 at 3:17PM
Sesac

SESAC reshuffles debt to make cost savings

Performance rights organisation SESAC is refinancing, taking on $5 million debt with the view to make cost savings in interest ...

on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:59AM
ASCAP

Pandora must pay 1.85% annual revenue to ASCAP

The ASCAP rate court has ruled that Pandora must give 1.85% of its annual revenue to the PRO for each ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:53AM
YouTube

YouTube music payouts surpass $1bn

YouTube’s music payouts have surpassed $1 billion.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 3:25PM

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CISAC: Royalty collections hit new record in 2012

CISAC: Royalty collections hit new record in 2012

Gross global royalty collections for songwriters and other creative authors achieved a new record high of EUR 7.8 billion in ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 30th 2014 at 2:06PM
SoundExchange

SoundExchange to make monthly royalty payments

US performing rights organisation SoundExchange will start to pay rights-holders on a monthly rather than quarterly basis.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2014 at 3:43PM
Counting Crows

Counting Crows sue Universal over download royalties

Counting Crows have filed a lawsuit against Universal Music Group over digital royalties and become the latest band to claim ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 15th 2014 at 11:22AM
Warner Music Group

Warner submits settlement for digital royalty lawsuit

Warner Music Group has submitted a settlement for a download royalty rate lawsuit filed by artists.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 9:54AM

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APRA/AMCOS

APRA royalty output up 4.2% YoY as AMCOS distribution dips

Australian PRO APRA distributed a record royalty figure of AU$177.4 million in its 12/13 financial year - but sister mechanical ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2013 at 3:28PM
Michael Jackson

Quincy Jones files $10m lawsuit for unpaid fees from Michael Jackson work

Renowned producer Quincy Jones is suing the Michael Jackson estate and Sony Music Entertainment for a reported $10 million (£6.2m) ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Oct 28th 2013 at 10:58AM
Spotify

Artists threaten majors with legal action over streaming royalties in Sweden - report

A number of Swedish artists are threatening legal action against Universal and Warner Music over streaming royalty payments, according to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 28th 2013 at 10:07AM
Merlin

Merlin demands removal of member content from streaming service Simfy

The deal between independent music licensor Merlin and German streaming service Simfy has been cut short with a demand to ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 10:14AM

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PRS for Music

Councils paid PRS £300k for telephone 'on hold' music over last 3 and half years - report

Payments of £300k have been made to PRS For Music by a dozen councils for the use of telephone 'on ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Sep 24th 2013 at 3:45PM
Pandora

Pandora wins ASCAP rate court case against major publishers' direct licensing bid

Pandora has won a battle with major publishers in the ASCAP rate court that will see the likes of Sony/ATV, ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 18th 2013 at 10:56AM
BMI

BMI end publishing rate negotiations, plans to file law suit against Pandora

BMI has reportedly decided to file a lawsuit against Pandora following unsuccessful negotiations regarding publishing rates.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jun 13th 2013 at 3:12PM
PRS for Music

PRS for Music's digital income in 2012: Full analysis Gated Content

PRS for Music collected more money from online services than UK radio for the first time last year, marking another ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Apr 11th 2013 at 12:37PM

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Baauer

Harlem Shake sparks unlicensed sample claims

Viral sensation Harlem Shake has become the centre of a royalty dispute with two artists challenging the track creator's label ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 12th 2013 at 3:33PM
CD Baby

CD Baby makes record weekly payout of $3.8m to artists

Online music store CD Baby, which specialises in the sale of material from independent musicians, this week paid out a ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Mar 8th 2013 at 11:31AM
ASCAP

ASCAP revenues dropped 4.5% in 2012, but royalty payments increased

ACAP saw a 4.5% in collected revenue year-on-year in 2012 but royalty payments increased slightly.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 5th 2013 at 1:52PM
Spotify

Spotify will pay $500m to rights holders in 2013, says Ek

Spotify expects to pay rights holders half a billion dollars in 2013.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 6th 2013 at 10:04AM
Tunecore

TuneCore reports $102m artist payouts in 2012

Digital distributor TuneCore has reported a record $101.8 million pay-out to artists in 2012.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Feb 4th 2013 at 11:07AM
SoundExchange

SoundExchange 2012 royalty payments up 58% YoY

US digital collection organisation SoundExchange has posted a 58% increase in royalty payments year-on-year in 2012.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 17th 2013 at 10:03AM
YouTube

GEMA calls for 1.6m Euros of damages from YouTube in copyright infringement case

The ongoing negotiations between German royalties outfit GEMA and YouTube have broken down with 1.6m Euros worth of damages being ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jan 14th 2013 at 10:53AM
BBC Radio Cymru

BBC Radio Cymru cuts Welsh language music output following royalties dispute

BBC Radio Cymru has been forced to change its playlists after losing the rights to thousands of Welsh-language songs in ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:23AM
Copyright

US Copyright Office invites suggestions for changes to composition royalty system

The US Copyright Office is inviting responses to changes over the licence for mechanical royalties for compositions.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 18th 2012 at 9:54AM