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- Kool Moe Dee - Bid 100% of KoolMoeDee's BMI writers share, consisting of 135 earning titles. Songs have been featured in Wild Wild West, Love and Basketball, Boyz N The Hood, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Simpsons and many more. This royalty stream will pay out a total of $58,157 for this investment.
- Mark Alan Springer - Bid on 100% of Mark Alan Springer's BMI writer's share of public performance royalties for songs performed by Kenny Chesney, Tanya Tucker, Waylon Jennings, Travis Tritt, Alabama and more. This royalty stream will pay out a total of $39,744 for this investment.
Recent Auction Sales
- Bobby Pinson - Bid on 100% of Wayne Perry's ASCAP writers share of public performance royalties on a catalog that consists of 664 titles including songs by Tim McGraw, Toby Keith & Lorrie Morgan's number one hit, What Part of No. Songs also have appeared in films such as Men of Honor and Crossroads.
- Stewart Harris SOLD $50,000: 100% of Stewart Harris's two BMI writer's share accounts. This catalog consists of 104 songs performed by hit country artists including Travis Tritt, Wynonna Judd, Tammy Cochran, Waylon Jennings, Mickey Gilley and more. It also includes.
- Angie Stone SOLD $25,000: 56% of Angie Stone's BMI writer's share of public performance royalties on 46 earning titles featured in hit films and televisions shows including He's Just Not That Into You, The Sopranos, Sex and The City and more. This royalty stream will pay out a total of $40,390 for this investment.
- Keri Lewis SOLD $16,400: 100% of Keirston Lewis's (aka Keri Lewis) ASCAP writer's share of public performance music royalties. This catalog includes 78 titles featured in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Everybody Hates Chris, Braxton Family Values, Good Burger, Diary of a Mad Black Woman and more.
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Bono On Spotify, Songwriter Royalties, Universal Music and More In U2 Year End Post: These payments don't add up to replacement for income from physical or digital sales at the moment - but I think they can if everyone sits down €“ record companies, artists and digital services - to figure out a fairer way of doing business. Read more here.
Vietnam War Game Designer Donates Royalties to VVA 227: Volkho Ruhnke, the designer of the board game Fire in the Lake: Insurgency in Vietnam, decided to donate royalties from the game to chapter 227 of Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc., the group announced last week. Read more here.
Book royalties help Make It Better: Google has decided to shut down Google News in Spain. The decision follows the passage of a law in July that obliges any news aggregator quoting snippets of text or using thumbnails of images from a copyrighted publication to pay royalties for doing so. Read more here.