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Entries in 'royalties' (28)

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
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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
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Buma/Stemra signs online admin deal with ICE and NMP

Dutch authors rights organisation Buma/Stemra has signed a long term agreement with International Copyright Enterprise (ICE) and Nordic/Baltic online back ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 3rd 2014 at 4:30PM
Russell Simmons

Russell Simmons: 'It's not about royalties anymore'

Russell Simmons has predicted that the days of artists earning money from royalties are numbered and building brands is where ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 1st 2014 at 10:56AM

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Vick Bain

BASCA supports fight for better publishing royalties from digital services

The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) has joined in the debate over remuneration from streaming, asking for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 13th 2014 at 4:06PM
Audiam launches International Association of Music Publishers division

Audiam launches International Association of Music Publishers division

Audiam founder Jeff Price has launched the International Association of Music Publishers (IAMP), to help songwriters and publishers claim royalties ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 12th 2014 at 11:02AM
SoundExchange Q3 revenues increase 74% year-on-year

SoundExchange Q3 revenues increase 74% year-on-year

A record $267m was paid out by SoundExchange to record labels and performing artists in Q3 2014.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Nov 6th 2014 at 9:57AM
Report: Royalty collection

Report: Royalty collection Gated Content

According to mid-year statistics released by Nielsen Soundscan, video and audio streams have increased 42% compared to the same ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:14PM

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CISAC takes digital royalties issue to UN's World IP Organisation

CISAC takes digital royalties issue to UN's World IP Organisation

Speaking at the General Assembly of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, a group of creators led by CISAC ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 26th 2014 at 4:16PM
Sirius

Sirius XM could be headed for victory in royalty lawsuit

The lawsuit brought against satellite radio company SiriusXM could be headed for victory for the service as the judge is ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:58AM
TuneCore pays artists $33.2 million royalties in Q2

TuneCore pays artists $33.2 million royalties in Q2

TuneCore has announced that it paid out $33.2 million in digital music royalties in the second quarter of 2014, down ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 18th 2014 at 2:52PM
SoundExchange paid $162m to rights-holders in Q1 2014

SoundExchange paid $162m to rights-holders in Q1 2014

Independent PRO SoundExchange paid $162 million to rights-holders in Q1 2014 - its largest first quarter payment to date.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 20th 2014 at 10:45AM

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Beats Music

Subscriber figures for Beats Music leaked

A royalty statement for Beats has been posted online, showing how many subscribers the music streaming service had in the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 13th 2014 at 10:38AM
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

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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
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
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