Global Hip-Hop & Pop Catalog

Bid now for your chance to collect from this international catalog, driven predominantly by the worldwide success of Mr. Probz, Nicki Minaj, T-Pain and more.


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Top Bid: Nicholas R

The Theoretical IRR is a formulaic guideline based on an extrapolation of the normalized, historical earnings trend of the catalog. The Theoretical IRR is not a guarantee of future performance. It should be used for comparison purposes only. Each catalog has its own risk factors and the Theoretical IRR is not based upon a specific analysis of this catalog. Click here to view the basis for all Theoretical IRR calculations.

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: $3,600
Bidding Increment: $200
Closing Price: $13,600
End Date: Oct 18, 2018, 1:00 PM MDT
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $1,871
Investment Term: Life of author + 70 years
Distributors: BMI
Rights Included:

Public Performance

Interests Included:

Songwriter (World)

Track List:

Track List

First Distribution: January 18, 2019
Distribution Frequency: Quarterly


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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: BMI


Up for auction is a diverse selection of pop and hip-hop tracks from a range of artists including Nicki Minaj, K. Michelle, Mr. Probz and more. These earnings benefit from global reach, deriving earnings from dozens of European countries.

Released in 2016, pop-track “Fine Ass Mess” immediately took to the charts in Mr. Probz’s home country of the Netherlands. Its success contributes to nearly 20% of this catalog’s historic earnings. The track continues to trend positively, showing impressive growth while driving this catalogs international earnings.

This collection also features “I’m The Best” and “Gun Shot” from Nicki Minaj’s earlier albums Pink Friday and Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, respectively. Both albums charted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Rap Albums and appeared on dozens of international charts around the world. Collectively, both contribute to nearly 20% of this catalog’s historic earnings.

Lastly, this listing features the track “Fallin” from K. Michelle, released in 2010. K. Michelle most recently re-released the song following her most recent album The Hold Over. It contributes to just over 59% of this catalog’s historic earnings. The winning investor will benefit from any public performance of the re-released version. This collection also includes the additional notable track is “I’m Hi” from T-Pain.

Key Drivers

International. The majority of this catalog’s earnings come from abroad — at 31% of historical earnings. Although international royalty distribution can lag behind domestic payments and arrive with limited detail, as the winner of this auction you’ll be entitled to any past performance royalties paid by BMI, regardless of when they were earned.

New Release. K. Michelle recently released the new album The Hold Over in February of 2018. With a re-released version of the track “Fallin” included in this album, new releases can also help boost an artist's back catalog. The release of new music draws discovery among first-time listeners and re-engages existing fans.

About the Royalty Distributor

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) is one of four United States performing rights organizations, along with ASCAP, 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 BMI’s distribution schedule, click here.

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