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Music Royalties

Examples of Mistakes Made by Record Labels

Hover over the boxes below to see a sample of how errors can be made.

Incorrect Royalty Rates
Incorrect Royalty
Base Prices
of Units
Underreported Sales
Excess Costs Charged
Excess Free Goods

Other examples include:

Unreported income

Excess revenues withheld

Unreported territories

Incorrect % share

Failure to increase royalty rates for new periods or escalations based on sales levels

Incorrect price reported

Unauthorized distribution

Royalty Processing Errors

Mathematical and input errors

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