Undeniably, among music industry’s hot topics in the past couple years is the #paysongwriters initiative, demanding a more sustainable compensation model for songwriters. One of the suggested remedies is for songwriters to get royalty points on the master. The model is based on producer royalty, common in the United States and other international markets. In the streaming age, a producer royalty is rarely seen in production contracts in Finland. The panel will shed light on the concept and provide tips to producers, songwriters, managers and labels for how to negotiate deals and what to consider.
Mathias Sorum (Sorum LLC)
Pip Newby (Friends vs Music)