Royalty payment & Royalty splits

Collabhouse collects and pays out various types of royalties:

 

  1. For Music Makers:

 

  • Distribution royalties

These are recording royalties earned by distributing tracks via Collabhouse to Music services such as Spotify. Collabhouse collects and pays out distribution royalties to users on a monthly basis, usually towards the end of each month. Collabhouse pays out distribution royalties to users in accordance with the recording royalty splits provided for each track. You can view your distribution royalties and statements on the ‘Distribution’ tab of ‘Profile Royalties’ or ‘My Royalties’ page in your Collabhouse account. 

 

  • NFT sales royalties

These are the recording royalties earned by sales of Collabhouse royalty split NFTs via our NFT Marketplace. NFT sales royalties are collected and accounted to users on a daily basis, usually within 24 hours after a NFT was sold. Collabhouse pays out NFT sales royalties to rightsholders in accordance with the recording royalty splits provided for each track. You can view your NFT sales royalties and statements on the ‘NFT sales’ tab of the ‘Profile Royalties’ or ‘My Royalties’ page in your Collabhouse account. 

 

 

  • Music Library license royalties

These are the recording and publishing royalties generated by selling sync licenses to Content Creators via our Music Library.License fees collected are divided into 50% recording royalties and 50% publishing royalties. These royalties are collected and accounted to users on a daily basis, usually within 24 hours after a license was sold. Collabhouse pays out Music Library royalties to users in accordance with the recording and publishing royalty splits provided for each track. 

You can view your Music Library royalties and statements on the ‘Music Library’ tab of the ‘Profile Royalties’ or ‘My Royalties’ page in your Collabhouse account.

 

  1. For Content Creators

 

  • Collab royalty split

Collab royalty split royalties are track distribution royalties due to a social media Content Creator as part of royalty split collab. These royalties are due to a Content Creator for a certain period of time in exchange for promoting a certain track. Collab royalty splits are accounted and paid out Content Creators on a monthly basis, usually towards the end of the month. 

You can view your collab royalty split royalties and statements on the ‘Distribution’ tab of the ‘Profile Royalties’ or ‘My Royalties’ page in your Collabhouse account. 

 

 

  1. For Fans & Collectors

 

  • NFT royalty split

NFT royalty split royalties is the percentage of track distribution royalties a NFT owner is entitled to claim at Collabhouse. It is a percentage of a track’s recording distribution royalties earned through Collabhouse. 

You can view your NFT royalty split royalties claimed and statements on the ‘Distribution’ tab of the ‘My Royalties’ page in your Collabhouse account.

You can find your profile royalty balance on the ‘Profile Royalties’ page, and your personal user royalty balance on the ‘My Royalties’ page in your Collabhouse account.

As soon as your royalty balance reaches our payment threshold of €10, -, you can withdraw your balance by clicking the green ‘Request payment’ button underneath your balance. As soon as you request payment of your royalty balance payment of your balance is made. We use Wise to make payments. Transaction costs apply and are deducted from the amount withdrawn. When you request payment of your Profile Royalties balance, payment is made to the bank account you provided as part of your ‘Profile Settings’. When you request payment of your My Royalties balance, payment is made to the bank details you provided as part of ‘My Settings’.

To be able to transfer and pay out your royalty balance, we need your invoice and bank details. You can provide your invoice and bank details for your profile in the ‘Invoice and bank details’ section of the your ‘Profile Settings’, and your personal invoice and bank details in the ‘My invoice and bank details’ section of ‘My Settings’. You cannot request payment of your royalty balance before your provide this bank and invoice information.

The royalty statements for your profile are located on the ‘Profile Royalties’ page and your personal statements can be found on the ‘My Royalties’ page of your Collabhouse account.

 

Your royalties page can contain up to 4 different tabs:

 

  • Distribution

Here you can find your track distribution, collab royalty split and NFT royalty split statements.

 

  • NFT Sales

Here you can find your NFT sales statements for any NFTs you sell as a Music Maker.

 

  • Music Library

Here you can find your Music Library license statements for sync licenses you sell as a Music Maker.

 

  • Royalty payments

On this tab, you can find your self-bill invoices for any royalties paid out to you or your profile.

You can find an overview of your royalty balance payment requests and self-bill invoices on the ‘Royalty payments’ tab on your ‘Profile Royalties’ and ‘My Royalties’ page.

To receive payment of your royalty balance, you do not have to provide an invoice. We will prepare a so-called self-bill invoice on your behalf to save you the work. As soon as you request payment of your or your profile’s royalty balance and payment is made, you will automatically receive a self-bill invoice. You can find an overview of your royalty balance payment requests and self-bill invoices on the ‘Royalty payments’ tab on your ‘Profile Royalties’ and ‘My Royalties’ page.

Royalties are accounted and paid out to you in Euro.

You can split your Collabhouse royalty earnings with others in several ways.

 

  • Split profile royalties with team members

First of all, you can choose to split all royalties payable to your Collabhouse profile with your team members. You can select to payout your profile royalties to your profile team members on the ‘Team member royalty splits’ page in ‘Profile Settings’. You can determine what percentage of profile royalties should be paid out to what team member and we will take care of the paperwork. Please note, team members royalty splits apply to all types of royalties payable to your profile, including distribution, collab royalty split, Music Library recording and publishing royalties and NFT sales royalties. 

All team members with a profile royalty split, will receive their royalty accounting and payment directly via their Collabhouse account. 

 

  • Split track royalties with other profiles

If you want to split the royalties earned on a specific track with, for example, another artist, your publisher or manager, or someone else, you can allocate track royalty splits to other Collabhouse profiles.

Each time you create a new release in Collabhouse, you must indicate how both recording and publishing royalties earned on the tracks included on your release must be paid out.To allocate a royalty split to someone else, simply add their email address. When the person or company you are looking to give a royalty split is already on Collabhouse, you can select their Collabhouse profile. An invite to join Collabhouse is automatically send, when the person or company you are looking to give a royalty split to is not yet on Collabhouse. All profiles that receive a track royalty split, will receive their royalty accounting and payment directly via their Collabhouse account.

You can choose to split all royalties earned by your Collabhouse profile with your team members. This is only possible is your profile has any team members.You can invite team members to your Collabhouse profile on the ‘Invite team members’ page in your ‘Profile Settings”.

You can select to payout your profile royalties to your profile team members on the ‘Team member royalty splits’ page in ‘Profile Settings’. You can determine what percentage of profile royalties should be paid out to what team member and we will take care of the paperwork. Please note, team members royalty splits apply to all types of royalties payable to your profile, including distribution, collab royalty split, Music Library recording and publishing royalties and NFT sales royalties.

All team members with a profile royalty split, will receive their royalty accounting and payment directly via their Collabhouse account

To set, stop or amend your profile team member royalty splits, go to the ‘Team member royalty splits’ page in ‘Profile Settings’. In this section you indicate how your profile royalties should be paid out. You can choose to have your profile royalties paid out on profile level to the bank account you indicated in your ‘Profile Settings’. If you would like to have your profile royalties paid out to one or more individual team members of your profile, you select to set team member royalty splits. You can then indicate what percentage of profile royalties should be paid out to whom. 

 

You can stop and change team member royalty splits at any time on the ‘Team member royalty splits’ page of your ‘Profile Settings’ by changing the royalty percentages allocated to team members. To remove a team member royalty split, simply change the percentage to 0% and save your new royalty split settings.

You can allocate and stop or change track royalty splits allocated to other Collabhouse profiles at any time. You can do this on the ‘Royalty splits’ tab of the relevant release on the ‘Releases’ page in ‘My Collabhouse’. 

 

To allocate a track royalty split to another person or company, simply add their email address. When the person or company you are looking to give a royalty split to is already on Collabhouse, you can select their Collabhouse profile. An invite to join Collabhouse is automatically send, when the person or company you are looking to give a royalty split to is not yet on Collabhouse.

 

To change a track royalty split allocated to another Collabhouse profile go to the ‘Royalty splits’ tab of the relevant release on the ‘Releases’ page in ‘My Collabhouse’, amend the royalty split and save your amended royalty splits.

 

To stop a track royalty split allocated to another Collabhouse profile, go to the ‘Royalty splits’ tab of the relevant release on the ‘Releases’ page in ‘My Collabhouse’, and set the royalty split you want to remove to 0% and save your amended royalty splits.