Despite numerous advancements in payment technology, it can still take ages for songwriters to see a penny of their earned revenue, and so AWAL, AMRA, and Kobalt are teaming up to do something about it.
Guest post from AWAL
You can Venmo your friend money before you finish this sentence.
So why does it take years for songwriters to get paid? And how much money is lost along the way?
AWAL, AMRA, and Kobalt Music Publishing are part of the same family, and we all share the same mission. Artists’ problems are our problems. Songwriters’ problems are our problems. The traditional collection process for writer performance royalties globally? That’s a problem worth addressing.
Explore this quick glimpse of what Kobalt and AMRA are doing about it.