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Three Different Ways to Earn Royalties From Your Music

Are you getting the most revenue out of your music as possible? Even if you’re collecting general royalties on streams from Spotify, Apple Music and the like, chances are you are still missing out on making more money. But, how?…

Music Industry 360 // Ep. 5: Let’s Talk Royalties

On Episode 5 of the Music Industry 360 podcast, we’re sharing every detail that you need to know about music royalties from standard payouts for downloads and streams to when service providers pay artists. Tune in and share!

Typical Music Rights And Royalties For Creative Licensing

Music rights and royalties are structured different than many other types of creative licensing. Music royalties, licenses and copyrights work to assure creative profits get distributed to the correct persons, but royalties are not all the same. Generally, copyright royalties…

Three Services Finding Money From Royalties In New Places

The amount of music both created and consumed outside the traditional paths of royalty collection is astounding. For instance, while digital music services like Apple Music and Spotify have around 30 million licensed “official” tracks in their libraries, the number…

How to Collect Spotify Royalties

Ever wonder how artists are able to make money through Spotify? Are you confident that 100% of your royalties is being collected? Well, here’s a transparent breakdown of how it works!  Let’s dissect terms like “royalties” and “performance rights organizations”:…

Symphonic to Pay Beatport’s “Trapped” Royalties in Advance

In case you haven’t heard the news, Beatport has frozen payments to suppliers (including distributors, direct record labels, etc.) due to the current delays its parent company, SFX Entertainment, Inc., is having in taking the company from being a publicly…

What are the Types of Music Royalties?

Being a musician is not as simple as writing a song, recording an album, selling it, and getting money from your sales. It’s vital that you understand what kinds of royalty streams are out there as an independent musician trying…

How can I increase my chances of earning royalties from my PRO?

In our article “What Kinds of Royalties Are Involved in Music Publishing,” we discussed one of the two main types of music publishing royalties: Performance royalties. As you already know, as a songwriter, you collect your performance royalties directly from…

What are Mechanical Royalties in Music?

Mechanical royalties are an absolutely vital source of income for the independent artist who writes his/her own songs. What are mechanical royalties? Mechanical royalties are earned per-unit when a song is sold on a “mechanically reproduced” physical medium (think vinyl,…

What Kinds of Royalties Are Involved in Music Publishing?

So you know there are $$ royalties $$ associated with publishing. But just what kind of royalties are there involved in publishing, and which ones does Symphonic Publishing Administration collect? And how can you know if you’re earning those royalties…