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Performance-rights distributions broke new records last year, with total payments rising to their highest levels.


  • The US continued to increase its dominance as the biggest national source of performance rights, despite a slowdown in collections by SoundExchange.

Features and Benefits

  • Details last year's performance rights distributions and assesses year-on-year comparisons at reported and constant currency rates.
  • Analyzes individual society distributions to producers and performers.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest region in the world for performance rights collections and distributions?
  • What is the biggest performance rights society in the world in terms of collections and distributions?

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  • Summary
  • Annual review of global performance rights
  • Another year of record producers’ and performers’ distributions
  • Slowdown for SoundExchange continues


  • Author

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