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Signs deal with UniDisc, one of Canada’s largest independent music companies

Begins lyric licensing, starting with the songs of Metallica

New York-based music royalty collection agency Audiam has announced that it has recovered over $3 million in unpaid royalties owed to music publishers and songwriters in just the month of August, 2017—for clients including Bob Dylan, Metallica, SonyATV, Round Hill Music, Third Man, Round Hill Music Publishing, Jason Mraz and many more—from interactive streaming services like Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon and others. Audiam‘s proven income tracking technology ensures that required royalties are collected for all sound recordings of each composition for current and past streams. This technology has increased the royalty distributions to Audiam’s current clients on average between 25% to 40%.

Acquired by Canada’s Performing Rights Organization SOCAN in 2016 Audiam has also confirmed that it has entered into a new agreement to represent the publishing arm of UniDisc, one of Canada’s largest music companies.

Continually adding services, Audiam will begin offering lyric licensing beginning this month starting with the work of Metallica and will soon announce a new interactive accounting interface allowing clients to see how much money was earned by a single composition across digital services as well as how much each recordings of the composition has generated in mechanical royalties for the music publisher and songwriter. More to be announced soon.

About Audiam

Audiam is a digital Reproduction collection agency for the world of streaming music. Launched in 2013, it has become the first US Reproduction collection agency. It has also expanded its direct collection of digital mechanicals into Canada creating the first US/Canadian collection and income tracking service for music publishers.


Audiam
currently works for the publishing catalogs of thousands of songwriters and composers, including Bob Dylan, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Jason Mraz, Steve Miller, Hyvetown, Round Hill Music, Clear Box Rights, Third Side Music, Third Man, Sony/ATV, Pretty Lights, Ruthless, Jimmy Buffett, Victory, Epitaph, Songwriters Guild of America and Sumerian. To date the company has recovered millions of dollars in royalties earned through YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming services. Through its unique technology, Audiam locates metadata for every sound recording of a specific composition, determines licensing status and recovers past revenue and assures future payments for the songwriters, composers and music publishers who have fairly and rightfully earned royalties.

Publishers and rights holders interested in working with Audiam should contact: publishers@audiam.com

Media contacts:

Chart Room Media

Brendan Gilmartin, Brendan@chartroommedia.com

347-450-3048 – ph.

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