The Business of Music Blog

What is music distribution?

Music distribution is the way that the music industry makes recorded music available to audiences. Previously, the recording industry was almost exclusively “physical”. Today, music streaming accounts for 65% of...

What is music distribution?

Music distribution is the way that the music industry makes recorded music available to audiences. Previously, the recording industry was almost exclusively “physical”. Today, music streaming accounts for 65% of...

What is a collection society?

Collection societies collect royalties on behalf of artists and songwriters. There are 3 main types of collection societies in each country: Performing Rights Organisation Mechanical Rights Organisation Neighboring Rights Organisation Each...

What is a collection society?

Collection societies collect royalties on behalf of artists and songwriters. There are 3 main types of collection societies in each country: Performing Rights Organisation Mechanical Rights Organisation Neighboring Rights Organisation Each...

What is music publishing?

Music publishing refers to the activities involved in administering the intellectual property of music and lyrics. When a song is created, it is automatically given a group of rights - each...

What is music publishing?

Music publishing refers to the activities involved in administering the intellectual property of music and lyrics. When a song is created, it is automatically given a group of rights - each...

What is a royalty?

A royalty is a payment made to an individual or company for the use of an asset. An example of royalties would be payments made to recording artists when their original...

What is a royalty?

A royalty is a payment made to an individual or company for the use of an asset. An example of royalties would be payments made to recording artists when their original...