Mechanical royalties to rise by 32% for songwriters in the US

For the last little while, a negotiation in the United States has been ongoing over particular types of mechanical royalty rates paid to songwriters for sales of physical music and downloads, reports Music Business Worldwide.

How much music streaming services pay per stream

Find out what streaming services pay out to artists and labels per listen on a song. How much a stream is worth is important for an artist to know when they’re releasing their music on…

Music streaming market in the UK to be probed by competition regulator

Big music companies watch out – the CMA will consider competition in the music industry, and how fair music streaming is for artists and consumers.

What royalties do music platforms collect?

We explore the different kinds of royalties artists can collect across music platforms and services.

How to get royalties from YouTube

Creators and artists can earn royalties from YouTube in a number of ways and RouteNote can help you make your earnings.

How do YouTube music royalties work

YouTube is a hub of music and as an artist you can release your music there in many ways and earn royalties from every play and view. We’re going to explore how music royalties work on YouTube and how you can make money with RouteNote.

“Key moment for the music industry” as UK Government eyes investigation into major record labels’ dominance

The UK Government have responded to a parliamentary inquiry into the economics of music streaming, and major recording labels and playlist curators are under fire.

Use this new royalties calculator to work out how much your music streams are worth

A royalty calculator, supported by BMAT Music Innovators, gives artists an estimate of their earnings from music streaming – and also features a very addictive interactive game.

How do I collect YouTube royalties?

Don’t lose your YouTube music royalties. Let’s quickly explore how to make money from music on YouTube.

BTS’ Suga calls out labels treatment of artists

BTS’ Suga has made comments about how labels “see the artist as a product” in a recent interview.