The New Marketplace of Music Royalties

Mar 16, 2021

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

The democratization of the music industry is underway as the expansion of digital streaming transforms the landscape of music royalties. The Music Modernization Act takes effect this year, mechanical streaming royalty rates are on the rise, and the newly formed MLC, along with BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, SoundExchange and others, is tracking music royalties using new technologies. These changes are empowering creatives and independent artists, especially in the wake of Covid-19. As music royalty rights grow in value, what do royalty holders need to know in order to maximize and leverage their royalty assets? This panel of global thought leaders will help royalty owners, managers and advisors make informed decisions regarding the potential value and versatility of royalty copyrights and licenses.

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Robert Celestin

Law Offices of Robert A. Celestin

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Serona Elton

The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The Mlc)

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Alex Heiche

Sound Royalties

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Wyclef Jean


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