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SoundExchange Distributes More Than $1 Billion In Digital Royalties To Creators In 2023

January 22, 2024 – We are happy to report that SoundExchange paid out $250M in royalties in the fourth quarter of 2023, bringing total gross distributions in 2023 to $1B, an increase of 4.3% above…

All About ISRCs

December 21, 2023 – If you’re in the music industry, you’ve likely heard about the importance of ISRCs. But what are they? How do they work? And how do they affect you as a creator or music…

SoundExchange Distributes $257M In Digital Royalties To Creators In Q3 2023

October 13, 2023 – We are happy to report that SoundExchange paid out $257M in 2023’s Q3 royalties distributed. When compared to the same period in 2022, this is an increase of 8%. Year-to-date,…

SoundExchange Distributes $269M In Digital Royalties To Creators In Q2 2023

September 12, 2023 – We are happy to report that SoundExchange paid out $269M in 2023’s Q2 royalties distributed. When compared to the same period in 2022, this is an increase of 16.9%. In the…

Billboard Magazine Celebrates SoundExchange’s 20th Anniversary

August 29, 2023 – SoundExchange’s 20th anniversary is being celebrated in the pages of Billboard magazine! The August 26 issue of Billboard includes an interview with SoundExchange President and…

Do You Need Digital Royalty Brokers to Get Paid?

July 26, 2023 – NO! You do not need digital royalty brokers to get paid. Beware of independent companies that attempt to operate as brokers and solicit fees from creators. In exchange for a monthly…

SXDirect Self-Service Opt-Ins Available for All Royalty Payment Methods

March 2, 2023 – Managing and receiving SoundExchange royalties is more flexible than ever for creators and their authorized representatives. SXDirect offers self-service opt-ins for all the payment…

How To Register With SoundExchange

January 25, 2023 – How do you register with SoundExchange? This step-by-step guide walks you through the online registration process.

My Catalog Update: Overlaps & Disputes – “Bulk Resolution” & Other Enhancements

At SoundExchange, we are deeply committed to making the business of music simple and efficient for creators. We believe in putting intuitive and unintimidating yet powerful and efficient technology at…

SoundExchange Direct Update: Membership Summary

We’re excited to announce that we’ve made recent updates to SoundExchange Direct (SXDirect) to create an improved experience for artist and rights owner accounts. These enhanced features will…

My Catalog Update: Search & Claim – Rights Owner

SoundExchange understands that the music business is complex, especially for creators trying to get paid for their work. That is why late last year, SoundExchange released an artist-specific update to…

Primary & Guest Access in SoundExchange Direct: Everything You Need to Know

Primary ContactIn SoundExchange Direct (SX Direct), every account has a primary contact associated with it. This corresponds to the primary email on file. Think of this as the person who manages,…
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