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Global royalties for creators have again exceeded the previous year’s record, according to the latest report published by CISAC.


  • Royalties from digital sources grew sharply and have nearly tripled in the last five years, boosted by the streaming boom and surging consumer take-up of video streaming services.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the latest report published by global rights body CISAC.
  • Examines the performance of the different rights in 2017 compared with 2016.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest generator of royalties for authors?
  • What share of total royalties are generated by music?

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  • Summary
  • Five straight years of growth for global authors' rights
  • Share gains for the Americas
  • Music the dominant source of rights collections


  • Author

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