Music Publishing Outcome 2

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Music Publishing Outcome 2

Hotly anticipated sequel to Music Publishing Outcome 1 quiz. No Notes Allowed!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jedward are self administering the rights in their works, how much commission will they expect to pay to a publisher?
    • A. 

      Between 30-40%

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      100%

    • D. 

      5%

  • 2. 
    In Exclusive Songwriting Agreements (ESA) are publishing companies permitted to license rights to third parties?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In Exclusive Songwriting Agreements (ESA) writers assign (insert word) rights to the publisher?
  • 4. 
    What is meant by the term 'minimum commitment'?
    • A. 

      The minimum time the artist will be signed to the publisher for.

    • B. 

      The number of years a writer should be married for before signing a publishing deal.

    • C. 

      The number of songs to be completed within the lifetime of the writer

    • D. 

      The number of songs to be completed within the agreement duration

  • 5. 
    The period following the term when a publisher continues to own the rights within works is known as a (insert word) period
  • 6. 
    PJ Harvey signed an administration deal with EMI publishing in February, what is she expecting his new publishers to do?
    • A. 

      Collect and distribute royalties Issue licences

    • B. 

      Pay at least $100k advance Find co-writers to work with

    • C. 

      Exploit the rights in one song only Purchase equipment

  • 7. 
    SSA stands for.....
    • A. 

      Sing Song Agreement

    • B. 

      Second Song Assignment

    • C. 

      Single Song Agreement

    • D. 

      Specific Song Agreement

  • 8. 
    Why would a publisher reject any works created by a writer?
    • A. 

      If the lyrics contain more vowels than consonants

    • B. 

      If the works were not suitable for commercial exploitation

    • C. 

      If the writer had an administration deal

    • D. 

      If the writer had already fulfilled their minimum requirements

  • 9. 
    In publishing agreements, the amount of advance paid to the writer will depend on......
    • A. 

      Competition from other publishers

    • B. 

      Inflation rates

    • C. 

      The religion of the writer

    • D. 

      If the writer has membership with the PRS