The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM) and SAG-AFTRA announced that the AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund has recently distributed record amount of over $91 million in royalties to union and non-union session musicians and vocalists.
These royalties are paid for their performance on songs played on satellite radio, non-interactive streaming, other digital formats and international neighboring rights. As digital platforms continue to grow, the AFM & SAG-AFTRA Fund will play an increasingly important role in collecting and distributing royalties to these deserving performers.
This non-profit Fund has distributed over $650 million in royalties to tens of thousands of non-featured performers and their beneficiaries as a testament to their commitment to support musicians and vocalists across nearly every genre of music.
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