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Mar 16, 2017, 3:23 PM MDT
Life of author + 70 years
Last 12 Months' Royalties:
$250 ASCAP Assignment Fee
This is the chance to collect royalties from a catalog that includes a song performed by one of the best-selling artists of all time, Taylor Swift. This seven song country catalog includes a song from Swift's debut album, as well as songs by Canadian country band Emerson Drive, Lonestar, Drake White, Justin Moore, and Jackie Lee. In the last 12 months, this asset generated $2,136.
Three of the songs in this catalog were released over 10 years ago and continue to earn royalties today from steady digital income. Taylor Swift's “Mary's Song (Oh My My My)” and Emerson Drive's “Everyday Woman” were both released in 2006 and “You're Like Coming Home” was released in 2004. All three of these songs have been consistent sources of income quarter after quarter. In fact, the royalties for “Everyday Woman” increased 98% in 2016 over the previous year.
“You're Like Coming Home” was initially recorded by Emerson Drive in 2004 and in 2005 the group Lonestar recorded it and released it as the lead single from their album Coming Home. Since this auction is for songwriter royalties, you will earn money for public performances of both versions of this song.
What is being sold?
100% of the seller's interest in the songwriter's share of public performance royalties attributable to select musical works in the seller's catalog of songs administered by ASCAP. See the “Financials” tab for a full track list.
How does this asset make money?
Every time “Everyday Woman,” or any song in this catalog, is played on iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, or any other type of public performance, you earn royalties. ASCAP makes payments quarterly and the next ASCAP distribution is April 2017.
What rights are included?
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.
About the Royalty Distributor
ASCAP is the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), a membership association of more than 575,000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, ASCAP also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide.
Public performance royalties are payments made by radio stations, hotels, restaurants, night clubs, etc. to the composition copyright holder(s) for each public performance of the copyrighted work. In the U.S., public performance royalties are typically paid to performing rights organizations (e.g., ASCAP, BMI) who then distribute the royalties to the copyright holder(s).
Mechanical royalties are royalties deriving from per-unit payments made by recording companies or digital download providers to the composition copyright holder(s) for every purchase of a sound recording that reproduces the copyrighted composition.
Non-interactive digital performance royalties are payments made by non-interactive music services (i.e. those that mimic the experience of a radio broadcast) of a statutorily-set amount (on either a per-play or annual basis—depending on the type of service) to SoundExchange for the benefit of the sound recording copyright holder and the performing artists for the right to perform the copyrighted sound recording via non-interactive, digital means.
non-interactive digital performance royalties
The royalties owed to the creator(s) of a musical composition which are paid in return for the right to reproduce, distribute, or perform the copyrighted work.
A musical composition is one of the two copyrightable parts of a recorded song. It consists of the song's music, including any accompanying words, (i.e. the portion of a song that is capable of being fully expressed as sheet music) and is separate from any particular recording of the song or its performance by any particular artist.
A sound recording is one of the two copyrightable portions of a recorded song. It results from the fixation of a series of musical, spoken, or other sounds in a tangible (at least momentarily permanent) medium.
The portion of royalties owed to the owner of a sound recording. The owner may the performing artist, the producer, or another party (such as a record label) who contractually acquired the ownership of the copyrighted work (e.g., through a recording agreement), owns it by virtue of an employer-employee relationship with the creator(s) of the work, or specially commissioned the work.
rights owner's share
The portion of royalties owed to the performers of a sound recording in return for the right to perform the copyrighted work via non-interactive, digital services (e.g., Pandora, Spotify).
The portion of royalties owed to the music publisher which are paid in return for the right to reproduce, distribute, or perform a copyrighted musical composition, arising from a contractual obligation (i.e. a publishing agreement) or employer-employee relationship with the creator of composition (i.e. the songwriter(s)).
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