Christian-Rock Band: Stars Go Dim

Bid now for your chance to earn from commercial placements for the No. 1 Christian-rock song “You Are Loved” and more.


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Top Bid: Drew P

Historic royalty income is no indication of future royalty income. Future royalty income is dependent upon future sales and licensing revenue generated by the sound recordings or compositions associated with this listing.

Starting Price: $33,000
Bidding Increment: $1,100
Closing Price: $34,100
End Date: Aug 28, 2018, 3:02 PM MDT
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $11,575
Investment Term: 10 years*
Distributors: ASCAP
Rights Included:

Public Performance

Interests Included:

Songwriter (World)

Track List:

Track List

First Distribution: October 9, 2018
Distribution Frequency: Quarterly
Relist-Eligible? Yes
Buyer Fees:


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What rights are included?

  Musical Composition Sound Recording
Copyrights included? No
Public Performance
Sources: Internet Streaming, AM/FM & Satellite Radio, TV/Film/Commercial Performances, etc. Internet Streaming, Satellite Radio, Digital Downloads, CD Sales, TV/Film/Commercial Placements & Performances, Samples, etc.
Distributors: ASCAP


Up for auction are songwriter royalties from the albums of Christian-rock band Stars Go Dim. This catalog features the exclusive opportunity to earn from dating back to 2011 and includes their acclaimed 2015 self-titled album, Stars Go Dim. Following its release, the album peaked at No. 16 on Billboard's Top Christian Albums.

The album Stars Go Dim includes the catalog’s highest earners “You Are Loved” and “Walking With Giants.” In 2015 “You Are Loved” and “Walking With Giants” charted on the Billboard Christian Airplay chart at No. 1 and No. 21 respectively. Combined, the tracks make up over 90% of this catalog’s historic earnings.

Following the track’s release, “You Are Loved” was utilized as the ADT Home Security anthem for a series of commercials. Since then, this catalog has been featured in television commercials across a variety of networks from CNN to Bravo. In the last 12 months, TV/film placements are contributing to impressive growth for this catalog.

Stars Go Dim continues to actively release successful singles with the promise of new music on the way. New releases give artists the chance to solidify their current fan base and expand their reach to new listeners. As the winning investor, you will benefit from any back-catalog activity that these new releases encourage.

Key Drivers

Radio. It is worth noting that this catalog has generated extensive radio royalties since “You Are Loved” was released in 2015. Since its release, the catalog collected nearly 73% of its earnings through radio royalties including bonus payments for top performing works. In the last 12 months alone radio royalties made up 49% of the revenue. Please note, songs that experience significant radio play can often build a foundation for other types of income including television and streaming.

TV/Film. This catalog benefits from placements in commercials across a variety of networks from NBC to CNN to ABC and more. A majority of these placements occurred in early 2018, driving a large spike in TV/film earnings for this catalog. As the winning investor, you will benefit from these recent placements. It's worth noting that TV/Film royalties make up 34% of this catalogs earnings in the last 12 months and are showing growth over the preceding year.

About the Royalty Distributor

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is one of four United States performing rights organizations, along with BMI, SESAC & Global Music Rights. It collects license fees from music users on behalf of songwriters, composers, and music publishers and distributes them as royalties to those members whose works have been performed. For more information on ASCAP’s distribution schedule, click here.

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