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Rights Database Should Help Music Publishers Receive Royalties

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(NEW YORK) – A new song database should make it easier for publishers and songwriters to manage rights to their music and get paid for online streaming of their songs, reports the BBC.

The song rights database, which will be known as the global repertoire database, is expected to be operational within two years.

The database will provide information on licensing rights and those who helped create the music. New music services will be able to use the program to ensure they receive royalties for their work from mobile and streaming services.
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