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Featured Artist

A recording artist, whether a solo performer or a performing group, is "featured" on any recording where that artist is identified most prominently in print or otherwise on the sound recording,

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You are both a featured artist and a sound recording copyright owner.

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Sound Recording Copyright Owner

The US Audio Home Recording Act of 1992 (AHRA) defines SRCO as the party, under US Copyright Law, who owns or controls the exclusive right to reproduce the sound recording or authorize others to do so.

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Non-Featured Artists
Session Musicians, Background Vocalists, and Artists who participated on a recording who are not featured may collect from the AFM/SAG-AFTRA Fund.



Writers and Composers of musical works may collect from ASCAPBMI, or SESAC.


Publishers of musical works may collect from Harry Fox.


Have you somehow participated in the production of a sound recording and are unsure if you are eligible to collect royalties? Contact Us