#WCM is so excited to be hosting our first webinar with Jammber on Tuesday, May 12th at 1PM EST. Here to tell you more about what Jammber is, how it can help artists and more about our event, is their Regional Community Outreach Lead, Rachel Tripp!
What is Jammber?
Jammber is a payment and ownership platform for the global entertainment industry. The team comprises a diverse group of music creators, business and tech experts - all with one shared mission - to Make Way For Music. At Jammber, we create beautifully designed tools that simplify the burdens of a complicated industry, so creatives can freely express themselves and easily collect all of their revenue streams. Our goal is to put more time and money into the lives of creatives while supporting their art.
The company is based in Chicago and Nashville, and is a graduate of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center’s Project Music Accelerator Program. They currently serve thousands of clients across 15 countries with their Enterprise White Label Split Payments, DIY Split Payments and Global Publishing and Recording Administration services. Some of the projects powered by Jammber include sessions from Paul McCartney, U2, and One Republic, spanning genres from country to hip-hop.
How can Jammber help artists, especially at this time, earn money with live performances on hold?
During this uncertain season, there is more time than ever to invest in yourself and seek education as a music creator. Live performance opportunities may be scarce over the coming months, but there are other music revenue streams to take advantage of during this season. That’s where Jammber comes in!
Our mission as a company is to design beautiful tools that streamline the administration process making global collections and payments seamless among creative teams.
If you want to learn more about our administration services and qualify for first access, please fill out this quick questionnaire here.
As an independent creator, managing ownership and royalties becomes your responsibility, and we’re here to help ensure you collect all the money you deserve so you can continue to share your musical brilliance with the world. Since there are various types of royalties and different collecting societies for each, it’s easy to leave money uncollected. This is the time to really understand your music data and where your money is coming from. In our webinar we will go into the different royalties types every independent music creator should know and be collecting .
#1 Tip all Artists Should Know About Royalties?
The world of music administration and royalties can seem like the wild wild west, so it’s important to do your research and ensure you collect all revenue streams. At the end of the day, you and your music are a business!
The #1 thing to understand as any music creator is that there are two different copyrights or parts of a song: the composition and the sound recording. Knowing the difference between the two, the different collection societies for each, is the first step in understanding how to make money as an artist and songwriter.
The Composition is the song’s music and lyrics, and is associated with music publishing. Once a composition is registered to a Performing Rights Organization ( a PRO is an organization that helps songwriters and publishers get paid for the usage of their music by collecting Public Performance Royalties), a composition is assigned an ISWC (a unique identifier for the composition) to help collect these royalties.
A Sound Recording is the artist or performer's voice, and is a recorded performance. A recording will be assigned an ISRC (a unique identifier for sound recordings) by a distributor or other approved registrant to help collect royalties.
A perfect example of the difference between the two copyrights is the song “I Will Always Love You.” The song was made famous by Whitney Houston’s recorded version, but in fact, the songwriter and composition owner is Dolly Parton. There can be thousands of different sound recordings associated with one composition.
Want to learn more?
The tip above is just scratching the surface of royalty collection! We invite you to dive in deeper with us and join our educational webinar “The Basics of Music Copyright & Royalties,” on Tuesday, May 12th at 1PM EST. RSVP HERE!
We’ll simplify a complex topic and share how technology can help #MakeWayForMusic. Come with questions because the Jammber team can’t wait to dive in and simplify the ways to monetize your music!
WANT TO WRITE FOR US?