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SXSW Music Panel Recap: The New Marketplace of Music Royalties

In the age of streaming, artists struggle to earn their fair share. In discussing the Music Modernization Act, industry professionals including Wyclef Jean shared how musicians and songwriters can get their coin in the marketplace during the SXSW music panel.

“CYS: Copyright Your Shit!”

That’s entertainment lawyer Robert Celestin’s premiere advice to artists looking to actually cut a check in the streaming age. He Zoomed in alongside music industry executive Serona Elton, Fugees co-founder Wyclef Jean, and Sound Royalties CEO Alex Heiche on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the future of music royalties under the newly instated Music Modernization Act.