Music Featured in Disney’s “Violetta”

Earn from music throughout the popular Argentinian teen TV series Violetta.

$64,150

closing price

Auction Closed

Top Bid: James V

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Starting Price: $40,000
Bidding Increment: $350
Closing Price: $64,150
End Date: Jun 07, 2021, 1:14 PM MDT
Dollar Age: 7.93 Years
Last 12 Months' Royalties: $7,311
Investment Term: Life of author + 70 years
Distributors:

Disney Music Group (See Note Below)

Rights Included:

Mechanical and Sync

Interests Included:

Songwriter/Co-publisher (World)

Track List:

Track List

First Distribution (paid 30 days from receipt): June 30, 2021
Distribution Frequency:

Biannually

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What rights are included?

  Musical Composition Sound Recording
Copyrights included? No
Rights:
Mechanical
Public Performance
Sync
Sales
Streaming
Sync
Sources: Internet Streaming, Digital Downloads, CD Sales, TV/Film/Commercial Placements. Internet Streaming, Satellite Radio, Digital Downloads, CD Sales, TV/Film/Commercial Placements & Performances, Samples, etc.
Distributors: Disney Music Group

Description

This catalog contains custom-produced music featured in two seasons of the Disney-developed, Argentine young-adult telenovela Violetta.

Many of these songs were created specifically for this TV series, and are highlighted prominently within the programming. As a result, these tracks receive more lucrative payouts than traditional background music for their “featured” and lengthier presence.

Every time an episode of the series with these tracks is streamed, a royalty is generated. If the series begins to stream less frequently or stops streaming, royalties for the catalog would decrease accordingly.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS:

Mechanical royalties are the top-producing source with 95% of earnings. These foreign mechanical earnings do not provide detail on the underlying source (i.e. Disney +), because they are collected by foreign publishers and sent to Disney Music Group for distribution. 

It’s worth noting that the first payment of each calendar year is rather large with the second payment being much smaller. However, if you review the yearly earnings over the last three years, annual returns have been relatively consistent, averaging about $7,500/each year. 

The catalog’s earnings are fairly diversified across three titles: “Peligrosamente Bellas” (21%), “On Beat” (20%), and “Nuestro Camino” (19%). 

ABOUT THE CATALOG: 

This catalog features songs prominently featured in the Argentine young adult TV series Violetta

Initially released in May 2012, the series was developed by Disney Channel Latin America and production company Pol-ka and debuted in Argentina, Latin America, and Italy. The show was a hit and subsequently began airing in Europe and worldwide. Today, Violetta can be streamed on-demand on Disney +

Each episode features original musical numbers from diverse musical genres. Music in this catalog is featured in Season 2 and 3 of the series.Top songs include “Peligrosamente Bellas,” “On Beat,” and “Nuestro Camino” ... all performed across several episodes within Season 2 of the series.

Key Drivers

Dollar Age. This catalog has a Dollar Age of 7.93 years. This means the catalog has earned for nearly eight years. A high Dollar Age like this suggests stability and longevity. A catalog containing mature works is something worth noting as an investor, as it can help sustain a catalog's earnings moving forward.

Streaming. Every time an episode of Violetta with these tracks is streamed, a royalty is generated. It is currently available on Disney +. It's important to take into consideration if the series begins to stream less frequently or stops streaming altogether, royalties for the catalog would decrease accordingly.

International Earnings. The majority of this catalog’s earnings come from abroad with 96% of the last three year’s earnings coming from outside the United States. As the winner of this auction, you’ll be entitled to any royalties paid by the publisher, regardless of when they were earned. It’s important to note that international earnings can often be reported to distributors with limited detail and varying frequency.

What is being sold?

Seller’s interest in the songwriter/co-publisher’s share of all publishing royalties (excluding public performance royalties) collected by Disney Music Publishing (Disney Music Group).

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING POST-AUCTION PROCESS

This winner of this auction will collect the royalties directly from the publisher Disney Music Publishing on a biannual basis. Please see the Post-Auction Process tab for further information.

About the Royalty Distributor

Disney Music Group (DMG) is the music recording arm of Disney Platform Distribution, a division of The Walt Disney Company. It is located at the studio's headquarters in Burbank, California. The division's subsidiaries consist of two owned record labels—Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records—along with Disney Music Publishing, the publishing entity that administers the company's music, as well as Disney Concerts.

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