Hip-Hop/R&B Driven By Streaming

Up for auction are songwriter royalties paid for a variety of R&B and hip-hop artists including Blackbear, Bas and more.


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Top Bid: Bart B

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: $2,500
Bidding Increment: $150
Closing Price: $4,750
End Date: Feb 12, 2019, 3:02 PM MST
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $1,113
Investment Term: 10 years*
Distributors: BMI
Rights Included:

Public Performance

Interests Included:

Songwriter (World)

Track List:

Track List

First Distribution: March 22, 2019
Distribution Frequency: Quarterly
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: BMI


With less than three years of collective earnings, this auction offers investors the unique chance to collect some of the first royalties generated by these tracks. Featuring new works, this catalog collected just over $1,000 in the last 12 months.

This collection claims an even spread in earnings, divided relatively equally between a handful of works. Over the last 12 months “Don’t Stop” tops the group at 30% of earnings while both “Don’t Front” and “Ain’t Love” contribute an even 25% each.

Streaming drives the majority of this collections earnings. The streaming industry is seeing growth according to the 2018 RIAA Mid-Year Report, streaming music accounts for 75% of the music industry's revenue. This collection offers investors the unique opportunity to invest in the positive trend and impact of streaming services.


Hip-Hop/Streaming. This catalog is a perfect example of two trends: hip-hop and streaming's growth worldwide. According to BuzzAngle's 2018 Year End Report, hip-hop is the most popular genre of music in the U.S. The driver for the increase is streaming. Hip-hop/rap tracks accounted for more than a quarter of all on-demand plays on music streaming services in the US in 2018. Streaming accounts for 81% of this catalog’s earnings over the last 12 months.

It’s also worth noting, revenues from streaming music alone grew 28% year-over-year to $3.4 billion for the first half of 2018. Not only does streaming impact 75% of the music industry’s revenue, but it also drives this catalogs earnings. Check out the Media tab yourself to stream these tracks now, contributing to this collections future paid royalties.

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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