Royalty Exchange Blog

Streaming Growth Continues In 2017, According to RIAA Mid-Year Report

in Royalty News

The RIAA report shows subscription streaming primarily contributed to a 17% increase in revenue this year, but ad-supported services have some catching up to do.

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This Generation's Hip-Hop Writers Continue Stronghold

in Charts

Writer's behind hip-hop streaming success stories dominate top 20.

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Taylor Swift Regains Her Songwriting Throne

in Charts

Following return to streaming services and much anticipated new album announcement, Taylor Swift takes back her place as a top songwriter.

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Insider: Spotify Argument Won't Upend Music Industry Recovery

in Royalty News

No, the Spotify argument will not “upend” the music industry recovery. In fact, it may speed it up.

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Facebook To Fork Over Royalties, Auddly Signs Up ASCAP and Others, And BMI Collects $1B in PRO Royalties

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Facebook seems poised to write a big check to cover licensing for the use of music across the social media platform. Meanwhile, Auddly signs up some big partners in its push to streamline songwriter metadata and payments, and Vivendi faces a conflict of interest over royalty payments. (Oh yeah, and [...]

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New Generation of Rappers Ride the Streaming Wave to Success

in Charts

Two debut albums from the next generation of rappers topple the charts this week as their writers claim a quarter of the chart.

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Is Spotify Challenging Streaming Mechanical Rates?

in Royalty News, Insights

Our royalties expert breaks down how on-demand streaming music services pay royalties, what that means for songwriters, and why Spotify's response to its latest lawsuit means so much for both.

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Goldman Sachs Doubles Streaming Music Estimates to $34 Billion by 2030

Analyst Lisa Yang updates her earlier forecast, saying the music business is "turning the corner." Global recorded music revenues now expected to reach $41 billion by 2030, driven largely by paid streaming subscriptions.

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Veteran Songwriters Continue Stronghold on Charts

in Charts

Chart veterans have taken a strong-hold on the Top 5 positions of the Hot Hitmakers chart.

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Royalties for Remixes, Royalty Tracking, and Royalty Returns

in Royalty News

Sony taps Dubset for remix royalty collection, BMG gets technical with a new royalty tracking app, Spotify signs its last label deal, and Max Martin shows how to make money as a songwriter

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