Some Record Labels to Revise Royalty Calculations Two of the five major record labels say they will change the accounting methods they use to calculate artist royalty payments. Label executives hope the reforms will convince more artists to join the battle against free music on the Internet. NPR's Rick Karr reports.

Some Record Labels to Revise Royalty Calculations

Some Record Labels to Revise Royalty Calculations

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Two of the five major record labels say they will change the accounting methods they use to calculate artist royalty payments. Label executives hope the reforms will convince more artists to join the battle against free music on the Internet. NPR's Rick Karr reports.