By Ken Consor of Songtrust. When you hear a song on the radio, who gets paid? It’s probably not who you think. Today, we’re going to answer your questions and squash one of the most common misconceptions in the royalties/music publishing world. Let’s start with an example: Remember Britney Spears “…Baby One More Time”, the international chart-topping smash hit from the late 90s? You know it as a Britney Spears song, but Britney did not actually write any of it. When we talk about music publishing, we must always differentiate between songwriter and artist. As music publishers, we are focused...

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