By George Howard
Last week we posted a music publishing pop quiz. There was a hypothetical followed by 5 questions, and today I will reveal the answer to the fourth question. The hypothetical is below as a refresher, followed by the question and answer.
A Jazz artist performs her own composition in a club in the United States. In the middle of the song, the guitar player plays a solo. As part of his solo he quotes a fifteen second snippet of The Flintstones theme song.
And the question was…
4. The song recorded and released by the label is streamed on Spotify. Who gets paid and how?
Here’s the answer:
Check back Wednesday, August 15th for the answer to the final question, #5:
5. The song recorded and released by the label is streamed on Pandora. Who gets paid and how?
George Howard is the Executive Vice President of Wolfgang’s Vault. Wolfgang’s Vault is the parent company of Concert Vault, Paste Magazine, and Daytrotter. Mr. Howard is an Associate Professor of Management at Berklee College of Music