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SiriusXM and SoundExchange have settled their litigation surrounding outstanding claims from the beginning of 2007 to the end of 2017 in exchange for a lump sum payment of $150m.


  • The agreement brings to an end almost five years of legal dispute centering on SoundExchange's allegations that SiriusXM made incorrect deductions and exemptions when calculating its royalty payments.

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  • Details the settlement between SiriusXM and SoundExchange that brings to an end a five-year legal dispute.
  • Explains the cause of the disagreement between the two parties and what the settlement payment is.

Key questions answered

  • Why did SoundExchange take legal action against SiriusXM?
  • How much has SiriusXM agreed to pay SoundExchange to end the legal dispute?

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  • Summary
  • SiriusXM and SoundExchange end long-running legal dispute
  • Three ways SiriusXM underpaid royalties
  • An end to SiriusXM's pre-1972 headaches


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