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 »
Metadata: A Race Record Labels Can Win
The music industry’s supply chain is a relay race that passes information from stakeholder to stakeholder, with the goal of getting musical product from creator to fan while also assuring appropriate parties have been compensated. Exchanging the baton into the right hands efficiently is key. Relays are won in the exchange zone, where the hand-off… Read more »
Introducing Joey Lafyatis, Account Manager, Performance Rights Services Hi, all — my name is Joey Lafyatis and I’m joining The Orchard as an Account Manager with the Performance Rights Services team. Despite the Greek last name (thanks dad), I was born in France (thanks mom) and moved to the Boston suburbs at a young age when… Read more »