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Artist Management for the Music Business, 3rd Edition by Paul Allen

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CHAPTER

Income from Songwriting

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Artists who are also songwriters, or who can become songwriters, add a valuable income stream to support their careers. When a songwriter writes a song that is recorded, the writer is entitled to earnings in the form of royalties when a song is performed live, streamed on the web, played as a recording on radio, performed on television, played in a dance club, used as a soundtrack for a music video, and each time it is sold as a single download or is one of the several songs included on an album recording. The songwriter also earns royalties from the printing and publishing of sheet music, karaoke tracks, ...

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