Understanding Neighbouring Rights


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IAFAR’s music podcast about the neighbouring right royalty for performers and rights holders.

Episode Date
Money In The Air - Season 3, Episode 6 (AMFA Update & US Broadcast Performance)
The American Music Fairness Act narrowly defeated legislatively. Reciprocity for the US still hangs in the balance because they are not going to recognise neighbouring rights in broadcast just yet.
May 05, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 3, Episode 5 (Eve Horne)
Special guest Eve Horne talks about her mission to educate musicians about neighbouring rights and other revenue streams, empowering them to create and earn as a sustainable career. Thank you Eve - P.E.A.K Music UK Founder WWW.PEAKMUSIC.UK WWW.WEARETHEUNHEARD.COM
Apr 14, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 3, Episode 4 - (GVL Claims)
Info about GVL, the German collection society for Neighbouring Rights claims
Apr 13, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 3, Episode 3 (Rights Holders - Required Information And Definitions)
Rights Holders - Required Information And Definitions
Apr 13, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 3, Episode 2 (PPL Deadlines & Claiming)
Learn when the next PPL deadline is (10/04/2023) and how to claim as a performer once you or the label have registered the recording and release.
Apr 04, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 41 (CMO Deadlines)
Get your UK registrations done by Jan 31st for income from the previous year. Different in other territories so have a listen!
Feb 22, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 40 (ISNI)
Too many acronyms!
Feb 22, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 3, Episode 1 (Top Tips For 2023)
Top tips! Finalise registrations by 31 Jan for PPL, register directly with SoundExchange if you have US plays on Sirius and Pandora, update your IDs and tax forms.
Feb 22, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 39 (Artist Questions - Chris Youmans)
Chris Youmans asks the questions all artists want to know re Neighbouring Rights for performers.
Jan 05, 2023
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 38 (What If Artists Received ER)
What If Artists Received Equitable Remuneration
Dec 14, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 36 (Pandora Direct Licenses And Artist Shares)
Pandora direct licenses and the artist's share when the label sidesteps SoundExchange. More questions than answers.
Dec 13, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 35 (CMO Metadata Requirements)
Metadata Criteria - what do specific CMO's require to ensure your metadata is valid for your recording registrations.
Dec 07, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 34 (AMFA Update)
Legislation has been proposed in the US - the American Music Fairness Act - that would require the payment of NR on broadcast and terrestrial recorded performances. The IAFAR team discuss the details.
Oct 25, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 33 (Neighbouring Rights In Catalog Acquisitions)
Are neighbouring rights assignable in catalog acquisitions? Listen and find out.
Oct 14, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 32 (Industry Acronyms)
Learn the definitions or music industry jargon and what the acronym letters stand for.
Oct 06, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 31 (Conductors And Orchestra Musicians)
The specifics of NR for conductors and musicians who play in orchestras.
Sep 30, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 30 (CMO Claiming Deadlines, Payable Roles, Foreign Tax Forms)
A refresher course on how and when to register recordings by, and what info and forms you'll need,
Sep 29, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 29 (NFT Roundtable Update)
NFT Roundtable Update Stacey Haber reports back on the LA Roundtable discussion concerning the precedent agreements and royalty matrix for clearing music to use in NFTs and metaverses. http://web3musicrights.com
Sep 28, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 28 ( - W- Matching Engine By Spanish Point Technologies Ltd.)
Spanish Point Technologies is an innovative software company working with Microsoft technologies to provide business systems which remove complexity, increase productivity and connect users to critical business information. Spanish Point provide a matching service to locate royalty income.
Sep 27, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 26 (Collaborations, Eligible Producer Forms And LODs)
Understand the importance of claiming as a Studio producer - the forms required for claiming with Sound Exchange and PPL
Sep 14, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 27 (Resolving Disputes)
Listen in to understand how to resolve your repertoire conflicts and the evidence required.
Sep 13, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 21 (Conference Debrief)
Catch up on the highlights of the first Neighbouring Rights Conference with IAFAR
Aug 04, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 22 (Getting ISRCs; Enriching Registration Data)
How do you get an ISRC and what is an ISRC - all things ISRC explained
Aug 04, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 23 (Claiming And Reporting Processes)
Understand the claiming process for Neighbouring Rights worldwide
Aug 04, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 19 (SENA, New Evidence Needed)
SENA, the CMO in the Netherlands, now requires evidence for every track being newly registered. A brief discussion about what that means for you.
Jul 01, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 20 (NFT Rights Templates)
Understanding music rights in Web3 are moving along swiftly thanks to the Web3 Music Rights Group, an international group of music professionals. The stakeholders have been identified and a matrix constructed to determine who needs which rights and what piece of the pie each rights owner gets in the proper licensing of music in different NFT and metaverse usages. The documents needed have also been drafted and will be distributed for round table comments this summer.
Jul 01, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 19 (Original Rightsholders And Licensees)
What do to if you are the original rightsholder and the licensee doesn't register the recordings, or if you are the licensee but the original rightsholder hasn't registered the recordings.
Jun 13, 2022
Money In The Air - NFTs Again (with Nick Jackman - Serenade)
Great questions from Nick Jackman of NFT minter and sales platform Serenade. https://serenade.co
Jun 13, 2022
Money In The Air - Season 2, Episode 18 (Producer LOD Refresher)
How to get paid neighbouring rights as a producer.
Jun 13, 2022
Money In The Air - Series 2 Episode 15 NFT Web3 Webinar Recap
A breakdown of all the music rights that need to be licensed when minting NFTs and using music in a metaverse.
May 12, 2022
Money In The Air - IAFAR Conference Announcement
Find out more about the first ever Neighbouring Rights Conference. When, Where, what's on and how to attend. We look forward to seeing you there.
May 06, 2022
Money In The Air - Series 2 Episode 56
Artist Questions with Lewis Mayell
Apr 20, 2022
Money In The Air - Series 2 Episode 58 (AI And NR - Virtual Artists)
Who is entitled to neighbouring rights when AI is used to create recordings?
Apr 12, 2022
Season 2: Episode 10 - AFM/SAG_AFTRA Claiming Process
Guide to locating unclaimed royalty income with AFM / SAG-AFTRA - find out if your name is on the unclaimed list.
Mar 29, 2022
Season 2: Episode 9 - Sound Advice if distributing through Independent Distribution Services.
Sound on - Sound Advice if distributing through Independent Distribution Services for Sound Exchange and PPL
Mar 29, 2022
Season 2: Episode 8 - The Importance of Music Cue Sheets in Neighbouring Rights
Music Cue Sheets are the reports prepared by film, TV, advert, games producers/music supervisors to let rights holders know how and when their music was synced. Creating a standard template that includes ISRCs and performers names will benefit both industries and allow everyone to be paid the earnings they are due.
Mar 18, 2022
Season 2: Episode 6 - Artist & Manager Questions
It's a 'FANTASTIC DAY' when Nick & Sarah Heyward delve into registering their own repertoire as Rights Holders and claiming as performers. Living in the US they understand which societies to focus their claims on.
Mar 01, 2022
Series 2: Episode 5 - Publishing v Neighbouring Rights with Lee-Anne Wielonder
IAFAR Board Member Lee-Ann Wielonda, Neighbouring Rights Manager at CCS Rights Management, leads the team through the differences in public performance royalties between the masters and the publishing.
Feb 21, 2022
Season 2: Episode 4A - Synclodge with Lionel Lodge
A great catchup with Lionel Lodge, CEO of SyncLodge (https://synclodge.com), the most powerful B2B ecosystem for music supervisors, visual production companies and copyright holders/administrators to conclude all the sync licensing tasks needed to professionally license music. IAFAR question Lionel about the integration of ISRCs, cue sheets and NR.
Feb 16, 2022
Series 2: Episode 4 - Back to Basics
A reminder of the importance of collecting your Neighbouring Rights Royalty Income. What this income is and how to claim it, along with top tips from our reps.
Feb 11, 2022
Season 2: Episode 3 - Audio Visual Artist Q's with Guitarist Duncan Howlet
Our guest this week is Guitarist Duncan Howlett who chats to us about audio visual registrations,, production music and Neighbouring Rights revenue income.
Feb 11, 2022
Series 2: Episode 2 - Educator Input with Rasha Shaheen
Special guest, Rasha Shaheen, Principal of WaterBear, The College Of Music explains why it's so important to include Neighbouring Rights for both Bachelors and Masters students. Whether you are studying as a music creator or a music business exec, you need to understand all of the rights and revenue streams and this includes neighbouring rights. https://waterbear.org.uk
Feb 02, 2022
Season 2: Episode 2 - The Importance of Data with Niclas Molindar
Special Guest Niclas Molindar takes us through the importance of metadata and the five key indicators in music for registration and collection of royalties. Niclas is a world renowned songwriter/producer, Chairman of Music Rights Awareness and the Session Data App (formerly Audly) which he co-created with Max Martin and Björn Ulvaeus. They have also co-founded WIPO for Creators with the aim of bringing music data education to all creators globally. https://musicrightsawareness.org https://www.session.id
Jan 25, 2022
Season 2: Session 1 - Registration Deadlines
Don't miss out on your royalties for 2021. Register with your CMO before the deadline and be counted (or accounted to)! Joining Andrew Ullah, Tania Oliveira, Gina and Deacon this week is Naomi Asher, Vice President of Neighbouring Rights at Sony Music Publishing and President of IAFAR Ltd.
Jan 17, 2022
Episode 45 - Termination Dates
Registering End Dates of a license rights period correctly is crucial to avoiding disputes and withheld income.
Dec 20, 2021
Episode - 44 Artist Q's with legendary Producer and Artist Tim Hinckley
Our guest today is Tim Hinkley, musician, producer, session player with over one hundred platinum, gold and silver disc awards. His credits include: George Harrison, Pete Townsend, The Rolling Stones, The Who Van Morrison, Eric Clapton, Alvin Lee, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, Waylon Jennings, Tom Waits, Tim Buckley, Bad Company, Whitesnake, Gene Pitney, Womack & Womack, Thin Lizzy, Terrence Trent D’Arby, Robert Palmer, Lulu, Joan Armatrading, Dr Feelgood, Esther Phillips, Al Stewart, Kiki Dee, Esther Phillips, The Funk Brothers, Steve Cropper, Eric Burdon, Mick Taylor, Bruce Chanel, Chris Farlowe, Duffy Power, Graham Bond, Adam Faith, Vinegar Joe, Elkie Brooks, Dan Penn, The Memphis Horns, Alexis Korner, Gerry Marsden, Johnny Hallyday.
Dec 10, 2021
Episode 43 - The Kevin Brennan MP Bill with Naomi Pohl of the Musicians Union
Naomi Pohl, Deputy General Secretary of the Musicians'​ Union chats with Stacey Haber about the new bill proposed by Kevin Brennan MP to #FixStreaming and ensure that performers are paid NR on streaming, and other industry fixes. The Bill has its second reading in Parliament on Friday, 4 December 2021. Have listen and find out what the Bill says and why it's extremely important. #BrokenRecord #IvorsAcademy #IAFAR
Dec 03, 2021
Episode 42 - Special guest Amy Jackson
Amy Jackson talks us through her deep dive into neighbouring rights for her late husband, legendary artist Wayne Jackson, and other legacy artists who had never been paid for their public performances. Wayne was a soul and R&B musician, playing trumpet in the Mar-Keys, the house band at Stax Records and founder of The Memphis Horns, the greatest soul horn section ever. Amy continues to work tirelessly for NR for all artists.
Nov 29, 2021
Episode 41 - Help Musicians
IAFAR's special guest & board member Chris Sheehan chats with us about his work with Karousel Music and Help Musicians https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/about-us
Nov 19, 2021
Episode 40 - Direct Deals
Question are raised about direct deals with Pandora.
Nov 15, 2021
Episode 39 - Legacy Artists and Uncollected Royalties
No matter how long ago you recorded your music or played on a recording, you can still claim now for every title you've ever made an audible contribution on. You may not get paid from the date of release, but you will get paid going forward if you can claim the recording with a CMO.
Nov 11, 2021
Episode 38 - ID for registration with CMOs
Reasons why it's so important to keep your IDs up to date, signed and with your current address. A little bit of admin to earn potentially a lot of money.
Nov 02, 2021
Episode 37 - Artist Q's with Errol Henry
Tania, Gina, Andrew and Stacey field great questions from legendary artist, producer, writer Errol Henry. https://www.discogs.com/artist/157575-Errol-Henry
Oct 22, 2021
Episode 36 - Neighbouring Rights in West Africa with Chinedu Chukwuji
IAFAR's special guest is Chinedu Chukwuji of Purple Blue Entertainment Solutions Ltd. in Nigeria. Mr Chukwuji significantly altered NR in Nigeria by leading the set up of the Nigerian CMO and now repping musicians and rightsholders in the collection of their NR.
Oct 15, 2021
Episode 35 - Getting Paid on Alternative Titles
How do you ensure that you're getting paid when your recording has the same title as 700 other tracks out there? Tania Oliveira, Andrew Ullah and Stacey Haber talk you through metadata, ISRCs and CMOs. visit www.iafar.co.uk for definitions of all the pneumonics and jargon. Here's one tip, put anti names in the title!
Oct 12, 2021
Episode 34 - Film & TV part 2
A deeper dive into the neighbouring rights earned by performers and rightsholders for music used film and television.
Oct 06, 2021
Episode 33 - When to go Direct
Learn when to give a worldwide mandate to your home country's CMO and when to register directly with a CMO in another country. It's all down to where you have the most listeners and the particular rules/laws of those countries.
Sep 27, 2021
Episode 32 - Alternative Titles
Andrew Ullah, Tania Oliveira and Stacey Haber explain how to get paid for featured artist credit and dig for any spelling differences that might impact collections. Titles, credits, typos and registrations all have an affect on your neighbouring rights royalties.
Sep 17, 2021
Episode 31 - Neighbouring Rights in South Africa with Andrew Mitchley
Andrew Mitchley, MD and Co-Founder of Gresham Rights Management (PTY) Ltd and COO/Head of A&R at The David Gresham Record Company joins IAFAR's Andrew Ullah, Gina Deacon, Tania Oliveira, Naomi Asher and Stacey Haber to discuss the NR landscape in South Africa.
Sep 13, 2021
Episode 30 - Independent Artists and Rightsholder Shares
What you need to know if you own your recordings and want to collect your neighboring rights. (i.e.: You MUST register the recordings to be paid as a performer everywhere in the world excluding the USA.) Also tips on choosing a distributor so you don't lose your rights or income. Have a listen and join us at www.iafar.co.uk
Sep 03, 2021
Episode 29 - Black Box and Registration Timetables
Learn what black box means for neighbouring rights royalties for performers and recording owners. And learn about the dates and deadlines for registrations and payouts.
Aug 27, 2021
Episode 28 - Latin America with Samantha Schilling Robinson
Discover the fastest growing neighbouring rights region with very special guest Samantha Schilling Robinson, VP, Neighboring Rights, Songtradr.
Aug 20, 2021
Episode 27 - What Doesn't Pay
Andrew Ullah and Tania Oliveira discuss what usages don't pay neighbouring rights...yet! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Aug 16, 2021
Episode 25 - Intro Into Latin America
Understanding Royalty Collection in Latin America
Aug 10, 2021
Episode 24 - American Music Fairness Act with Shari Hoffman
Shari Hoffman, CEO and CO-Founder of Transparence Entertainment Group takes us through the bones of the American Fairness Act which proposes to legislate neighbouring rights for AM/FM radio and broadcast in the US. She explains why the US is the only country not paying on terrestrial and why that's not really inequitable (spoiler alert - the US pays out more in NR than most other countries combined). #getyourrelatedrights #IAFAR See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jul 23, 2021
Episode 23 - Artist Q's with Dan B. Patrick
Dan B. Patrick asks about recording parts of his tracks in the US and others in the UK; who gets paid for what from where, does he need to register the radio version and the digital version and the album version, how do I get the different ISRC numbers, do I have to register the videos at VPL too, what about compilations and as rightsholder do I need to list the other performers? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jul 21, 2021
Episode 22 - Blanket Licenses
Many countries around the world have blanket licenses for sync whereby the broadcaster can use any song/recording in the PRO/CMO catalogue for a predetermined fee without artist approval. It's both great and a shock to the system when you hear your song on TV. Find out how it works.
Jul 12, 2021
Episode 21 - Credits, Metadata & Evidence
Find out the evidence you need to claim your neighbouring rights. Learn how to secure your recording credits before you even go into the studio. Negotiate to have your credits in the metadata of the recording. Get the royalties you've earned even if you're paid a flat fee buy out or a signed a work for hire agreement.
Jul 08, 2021
Episode 20 - Artist Questions with Heather Small
Heather Small, the voice of M People, asks us questions that perplex most artists. Tania Oliviera of Transparence Entertainment Group and Naomi Asher of Sony Music Publishing join Stacey Haber for this fab episode. For example, they explain that Contracted Featured Performer doesn't have the same meaning at PPL, SoundExchange, GVL, etc as it does at Spotify. If you signed a record deal with the label, you are the Featured Performer for neighbouring rights purposes, whereas if you are a featured performer at Spotify, you aren't always a Featured Performer at PPL et al. Become a member of IAFAR and ask us about your specific rights and royalties. https://www.iafar.co.uk/membership-join/
Jun 25, 2021
Episode 19 - Sampling
Find out how to claim your neighbouring rights if your performance on an older track is sampled onto a new track. Speaking today are IAFAR Board members Naomi Asher, Gina Deacon, Tania Oliviera, Andrew Ullah and Stacey Haber. Shout out to WhoSampled.com and @djhabibeats for your extensive knowledge of who's sampling whom.
Jun 25, 2021
Episode 18 - The IPD
The IPD is the go to database of information that all CMOs around the world consult to see if there's a conflict. Tania Oliviera is our expert on this and she gives spot on guidance to check for conflicts and sort out any stoppage of your royalties. @IAFAR
Jun 14, 2021
Episode 17 - The AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund aka "The Fund"
The Fund collects neighbouring rights for non-featured performers and audio visual performances (session player, background vocalists and others) in the USA. Learn the ins, outs, and idiosyncrasies with special guests Shari Hoffman and Dennis Dreith from Transparence Entertianment Group. https://www.teg-intl.com Become a member of IAFAR at www.iafar.co.uk and maximise your NR income.
Jun 09, 2021
Episode 16 - Film & TV Part 1
One of the most confusing areas in neighbouring rights. The difference between production music and music for sync; ways to ensure you get neighbouring rights for music used in film, TV, etc. The history of the competing and confusing rules between the societies.
Jun 01, 2021
Episode 15 - Artist Questions Part 2 with Jocelyn Brown
The legend that is Jocelyn Brown asks questions about the neighbouring rights revenue stream former as a recording artist. PPL vs BMI, registering herself vs using an NR rep, the difference in dollars and cents between the public performance royalty for the master vs the composition.
May 27, 2021
Episode 14 : Musicians Ask - Part 1 with Rival Shadows
Taking it back to basics by having artists ask questions that we may gloss over. Anything from acronyms to the different types of copyright. This week's guest is Rival Shadows.
May 18, 2021
Episode 13 - Tax - But Fun
The 13th episode. Of course it's tax talk. Don't give away 30% of your income to the tax authority because your'e afraid of filling out a form. Have a listen and learn what to do.
May 13, 2021
Episode 12: The Nitty Gritty of Joining a Society
The documents and info you need to join most CMO's (neighbouring rights societies) as a performer and as a right holder (label or self-releasing artist).
May 07, 2021
Episode 11 - : Do I Need a NR Representative?
Can you claim your own performer contributions, or could a representative be best?
Apr 27, 2021
Episode 10 - Neighbouring Rights in Canada
Understanding Neighbouring Rights in Canada
Apr 19, 2021
Rome Convention - What is it and how where you record and your citizenship can affect your eligibility for income.
Apr 14, 2021
Estates - Episode 8
Neighbouring Rights - Estates
Apr 08, 2021
Production Music - Episode 7
Neighbouring Rights - Production Music
Apr 08, 2021
Managers - Episode 6
Neighbouring Rights - Managers
Apr 08, 2021
Non Featured Performers - Episode 5
Neighbouring Rights - For Non Featured Artists
Apr 08, 2021
The Producer - Episode 4
Neighbouring Rights - for Producers
Apr 08, 2021
Rights Holders - Episode 3
Neighbouring Rights - for Rights Holders
Apr 08, 2021
The Performer - Episode 2
Neighbouring Rights - for Performers
Apr 08, 2021
Neighbouring Rights Explained - Episode 1
An intro to understanding Neighbouring Rights
Apr 07, 2021