HOW ROYALTIES AND COPYRIGHTS WORK – AN OVERVIEW

HOW ROYALTIES AND COPYRIGHTS WORK Royalties are payments for the right to use copyright owned music. The payments come from anyone who has a license to play the music. Performance Rights Organisations hand out these licences and make sure money comes from music users to rights holders. Sounds easy? It is not. In fact, royalties […]

AUTOMATED ROYALTIES

Streaming royalties are automatically split between labels and artists based on their contracts. The digitalization of the music industry is still in its early days and streaming services, with Spotify at the forefront, are still trying to set their ultimate business models. The process of finding the perfect model has led to fluctuations of streaming […]