Grammy-Awarded Artist Chris Brown

Collect royalties from Grammy-winning artist Chris Brown’s 3X-Platinum “S’Post to Be” and more.

$45,600

closing price

Auction Closed

Top Bid: Warren L

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Starting Price: $44,000
Bidding Increment: $1,600
Closing Price: $45,600
End Date: Jul 09, 2018, 3:00 PM MDT
Last 12 Months' Royalties:

$16,971

Investment Term: 10 years*
Distributors: BMI
Rights Included:

Public Performance

Interests Included:

Songwriter

Track List:

Track List

First Distribution:

June 2018

Distribution Frequency: Quarterly
Relist-Eligible?

No

Buyer Fees:

$500+

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What rights are included?

  Musical Composition Sound Recording
Copyrights included? No
Rights:
Mechanical
Public Performance
Sync
Sales
Non-Interactive Streaming
Sync
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

Description

Now is your opportunity to earn royalties from multi-Platinum certified songs “Party,” “Grass Ain’t Greener,” “S’post To Be” and more. Performed by worldwide superstar, Chris Brown, this catalog collected nearly $18,000 in the last 12 months.

“Party” was released on December 16, 2016 as the first official single off Brown's eighth studio album, Heartbreak on a Full Moon. When released, “Party” quickly became a hit, spending 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. Since its release, the track has contributed to 27% of this catalogs income.

3X-Platinum track “S’post To Be” was released in 2014 and contributes to 61% of this catalog’s earnings historically. The work peaked at No. 13 on Billboard’s Hot 100, and in 2015 ranked No. 24 on Billboard’s Year-End Top 100.

Released as a standalone single in May of 2016, “Grass Ain't Greener” received ample radio airplay when it first came out. Bringing in 10% of this listing’s income in the last 12 months, “Grass Ain't Greener” peaked at No. 15 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart and spent 20 weeks there. The song appeared on the US Billboard Hot 100 and US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs, and charted in Australian and the UK as well.

Key Drivers

Streaming. Earners in this catalog include “Party,” “Grass Ain’t Greener,” and more. Any time one of these tracks is streamed on Spotify, Pandora, or Apple Music, you earn! On the streaming platform Spotify, the track “Party” itself has over 131 million streams and counting. Chris Brown is also featured on Global Top 50 playlist with over 1.5 million followers. This is good news for you, as it exposes the artist to new listeners & potential fans. In the last 12 months, streaming grew 48%.

Star Power. Chris Brown is a world-famous performing artist with a large reach. He has over 27 million monthly listeners and is currently ranked 29th in the world for follower count. Chris has been nominated for countless awards, including a BET nomination for the track “Party” for Best Collaboration alongside Usher and Gucci Mane. In 2012, he was awarded a Grammy for Best R&B Album. The track “S’post To Be” was nominated for Billboard’s Top R&B Song. His global presence is illustrated in the earnings, with royalties coming from more than 50 countries.

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.

The next payment from BMI is in June 2018, to be paid to the winning bidder by Royalty Exchange in July 2018

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