Copyright Royalty Board News, Issue 276

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November 23, 2021
Issue 276

Copyright Royalty Judges Announce Cost of Living Adjustment to Public Broadcasters Compulsory License Royalty Rate

The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (COLA) to the royalty rate that noncommercial radio stations at certain colleges, universities, and other educational institutions that are not affiliated with National Public Radio must pay for the use in 2022 of published nondramatic musical compositions in the SESAC repertory pursuant to the statutory license under the Copyright Act for noncommercial broadcasting. These rates are effective December 23, 2021. For more information, click here.