Don’t become a “lost” writer.
Unallocated royalties (aka “black box” royalties) are earned by usages where the writer/publisher cannot be located — either because they weren’t registered at all, weren’t registered correctly, or there was a data mismatch somewhere along the way.
Many songwriters who sell their music internationally but are not signed to a publishing company with global representation often become “lost” writers and lose their royalties. This is because they are only collecting from their local market.
This income may be claimed from a series of audits, adjustments, and/or international sources. Songtrust has a global collection network to ensure your royalties end up where they belong: in your pocket.
Interested in learning more? Check out our blog post on unclaimed royalties here.
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