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.
|Last 12 Months' Royalties:||
|Investment Term:||10 years*|
|First Distribution:||January 18, 2019|
|Auction Closing Price:||$7,700|
|Auction End Date:||Sep 24, 2018, 1:00 PM MDT|
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What rights are included?
|Musical Composition||Sound Recording|
|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.|
Up for auction are the songwriter royalties from the debut LOLAWOLF album Calm Down. The electropop duo, featuring Zoë Kravitz, released Calm Down in 2014. The success of the album initiated a cross-country tour for the band, appearing at festivals from Lollapalooza to Bonnaroo.
The track “Start Now Stop” contributes to over half of this catalog’s earnings in the last 12 months, and nearly a third of this collection’s all-time earnings. Much of this is driven by a placement in the hit Fox series Empire.
Both top-earning songs “Start Now Stop” and “Dirty Feeling” have shown recent growth. In the last year, the works contributed to an impressive 80% of this collections earnings.
TV Placements. This catalog benefits from placements in Empire, which contributes to over 50% of this catalog's earnings in the last 12 months. The track “Start Now Stop” earns from a placement in the 4th season of the series. Fox regularly airs reruns of the series and recently announced the 5th season will debut on September 26th.
Empire also appears on the streaming platform Hulu. It's worth noting that TV/Film royalties for this catalog doubled in the last 12 months. This catalog also features placements in the TV series Search Party and Broad City as well as the film Dope. The latter two can both be streamed on Netflix.
Streaming. Earners in this catalog include “Start Now Stop” and more. Any time one of these tracks is streamed on Spotify, Pandora, or Apple Music, you earn! On the streaming platform Spotify, artist LOLAWOLF has over 98,000 monthly listeners. The track “Start Now Stop” itself has over 270,000 streams and counting
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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- Warren L – $6,500 on Sep 17, 2018, 11:00 AM MDT
- Keith R – $6,700 on Sep 17, 2018, 12:23 PM MDT
- Ju J – $6,900 on Sep 17, 2018, 1:25 PM MDT
- Robert F – $7,100 on Sep 19, 2018, 2:15 AM MDT
- Ju J – $7,300 on Sep 19, 2018, 2:15 AM MDT [auto]
- Robert F – $7,500 on Sep 23, 2018, 1:09 PM MDT
- Ju J – $7,700 on Sep 23, 2018, 1:09 PM MDT [auto]
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