March 6, 2023

Streaming Royalties: Grand Tour of How Artists Get Paid 🎶💰🌍”

🇪🇸 Spain takes the crown: AIE collects a whopping EUR 5.6 million from platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, and even Netflix! 💰 💰 💰 🇩🇪 Germany: […]
March 3, 2023

Take care of the nickels and dimes and the dollars will follow suit! 💰

On the basis of art. 73(1)e of the Hungarian copyright act, the performers’ consent is required for the on-demand use of their recordings. This includes streaming. […]
February 22, 2023

Belgium-Netherlands: 1-0!

Belgium definitely beat the Netherlands by acknowledging additional remuneration rights for artists! In June 2022, the Belgian parliament approved some important novelties in its IP law: […]
February 10, 2023

Artists benefitting from streaming agreement (à la française)

A growing number of neighboring rights collectives (most notably the artists-only-ones!) have been very successful in lobbying for a separate right for artists to receive streaming […]
February 8, 2023

Grammy for Terence Blanchard!!

On 5th February it was Grammy’s night. We were thrilled to see that the recording of our client Terence Blanchard’s opera Fire Shut Up In My […]
January 27, 2023

Ze Germans online

We are currently making an inventory of where individual countries stand when it comes to artists’ individual remuneration for streaming. This in view of EU Directive […]
January 14, 2023

Music streaming means cash flowing in Spain!

In the next weeks, Zanoise will be zooming in on where individual countries stand when it comes to artists’ individual remuneration for streaming. An very hot […]
January 9, 2023

Artists tapping into streaming royalties!

Most people associate neighboring rights (NR) with radio/TV airplay royalties. Streaming income is often seen as belonging to the record labels’ domain. However, a growing number […]
December 2, 2022

Adami holding reserve funds for US claims

You will recall that further to the legal dispute between RAAP and PPI, the EU Court of Justice ruled that the application of Directive 2006/115/EC 6 […]
November 16, 2022

Metadata PRO’s

Data geeks can have a lot of fun browsing through the portals of performing right organizations (PRO’s). There, one can find works that have been registered, […]
September 14, 2022

US artists still waiting for EU neighboring rights royalties

You may recall that the EU court ruled in September 2020 that the right to equitable remuneration under the EU Directive must be granted both to […]
August 1, 2021

Ha Jiang: a real performer?

On July 29th 2021, Music Business Worldwide wrote that Whet Records, Warner Music Group‘s pan-Asian dance label in China, signed a record deal with the artist […]
July 12, 2021

Buying neighboring rights: asset or burden?

More and more, investors in music rights are including royalty streams in their acquisitions, a tendency not exactly embraced by record companies and music publishers. Earlier […]
June 12, 2021

US artists will receive Irish royalties, but when?

On February 4, 2021 the Irish High Court ruled in the dispute between Irish neighboring rights societies RAAP (performer rights) and PPI (record labels). It followed […]