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What are Neighboring Rights? Why are they important?

Neighboring Rights refer to the right to publicly perform or broadcast a sound recording. They are called neighboring rights because they are said to be “related to” performance rights in the field of music publishing, or the right to publicly…

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?…

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…

Increase Your Royalty Earnings With This One Easy Step

Last year, SoundExchange distributed a record-breaking $884 million in digital performance royalties to the more than 130,000 artists registered on its platform. But despite that impressive figure, additional millions went undistributed simply because the artists due these royalties have not…

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”:…

Top Music Tips of January!
We love to provide our clients not only with the tools they need in order to get the most from their music, but also the latest tips on how the industry works. From marketing to profile updates and more, here…
Sirius XM Integrated!

Symphonic Distribution is proud to announce a new partnership with Sirius XM. This partnership will enable Symphonic Distribution to receive royalties directly from Sirius XM in the event that any music of our clients is played via the popular radio…

Managing Your Music’s Rights: Neighboring Rights

The next part of our rights management series will focus on  Neighboring Rights. Neighboring Rights refer to the right to publicly perform, or broadcast, a sound recording. Sound recording owners (record labels and performing artists) collect Neighboring Rights royalties whenever their…

5 Things You Should Do to Protect Your Music

By Yannick Ilunga of The Jazz Spotlight A version of this article originally appeared on The Jazz Spotlight. 5 Things You Should Do to Protect Your Music The Internet is a key component of today’s music industry. From social media, websites, email lists…

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…