Battle of the Royalty Rates: Sirius XM and SoundExchange Contest Recent Rate Hike

Just days before the start of 2018, Sirius XM Radio Inc. and their royalty collection organization SoundExchange Inc. have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review the recent Copyright Royalty Board’s decision to increase royalty rates from 11% to 15.5%. This follows a long conversation of Sirius’ underpayment of royalties to artists.

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