Understanding Royalty Basics

Songwriting & Publishing, along with their respective royalty structures, remains one of the top misunderstood topics within the music industry.  In order to provide clarity on the topic(s), a general outline has been addressed in a 4 part video series.

  1. Songwriting / Publishing Structure
  2. Performance Royalties
  3. Mechanical Royalties
  4. Sync Royalties

Make no mistake, the videos provide a general overview.  Each topic contains a host of exceptions based upon publishing relationships, contract drafting, label relationships, business structure, split sheets, organization affiliation and so forth.  Additionally the complexities of streaming and SoundScan payouts are not addressed.  Nonetheless, the video series will help guide Artists beyond the labyrinth of ambiguous theory.

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