New Royalty Rules May Reshape Internet Radio Webcasters and others who transmit music digitally say a recent ruling that raises the royalty rates for online music could put them out of business. The claim comes in the wake of higher royalty rates for Internet radio sites and others streaming music online.
NPR logo

New Royalty Rules May Reshape Internet Radio

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/9163084/9163085" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
New Royalty Rules May Reshape Internet Radio

New Royalty Rules May Reshape Internet Radio

New Royalty Rules May Reshape Internet Radio

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/9163084/9163085" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The potential for higher royalty rates has Internet radio sites like AccuRadio worried. It has divided groups that represent artists, like Orchard and Sound Exchange. NPR Graphic hide caption

toggle caption
NPR Graphic