If you haven’t already read our previous Performance Rights blog post, Don’t Get it Twisted: Musical Composition vs Sound Recording, please take a moment to do so now to better understand the foundation of performance rights.
Don’t Get It Twisted: Musical Composition vs Sound Recording
We’ve said it before, Performance Rights is one of the most consistently growing fields of revenue in the global music industry. According to the IFPI Global Music Report, in 2017, revenue from public performance generated 2.4 billion, accounting for 14% of the recording industry’s global revenue – up 7% from 2015. Despite the importance (and reliability)… Read more »
Performance Rights Disputes: What Are They and What Causes Them?
What is a Disputed Claim? For as long as recorded music has been around, there have been those who have claimed wrongful ownership, either by mistake or being unaware of the rights they control. The good news is, in today’s music landscape there are checks and balances in place to help stem the flow of… Read more »
Breaking Down… Performance Rights
Performance Rights is one of the most consistently growing revenue streams in recorded music, and has proved to be a reliable source of income for labels (and artists) in an ever-changing digital landscape. What comes with this reliability is a healthy dose of confusion amongst music professionals from all walks of the business. “Someone has explained… Read more »
New Feature: Master Rights Conflict Manager
Users can now respond to master rights conflicts directly in The Orchard Workstation to unlock royalties that may be held in escrow! What Are Master Rights Conflicts? Master rights conflicts occur at digital service providers when another rightsholder claims to have exclusive rights for a master sound recording in the same territories that The Orchard… Read more »