Public Relations Officer for the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO), Prince Tsegah has said that a right royalty machine isn't always smooth to installation as human beings think.
Prince’s feedback come at the returned of a sequence of verbal assaults directed at GHAMRO approximately their incapability to rightly distribute royalties on behalf of authors and composers throughout the Vodafone National Music Summit organised with the aid of using Charterhouse, organizers of the Ghana song awards.
In an interview with Andy Dosty at the Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, PrinceTsegah defined that during Ghana, maximum human beings do now no longer recognize copyright, hence, getting the allotted cash is nearly impossible.
“The royalties machine isn't always too smooth to position up, the clean levy isn’t running out, due to the fact no one is the use of CDs any longer, no one is the use of cassette and the importation is minimum or absent, now we're into pen drives, telephones and tough disc etc., and the regulation hasn’t been amended to encompass the ones, so the ones monies we aren't getting,” he referred to Thursday.
Musicians have for a while now hooked up stress on leaders of GHAMRO to provide them their royalties as a few consider that they make extra money however obtain much less from the organization.
Others have additionally requested that the management steps apart so human beings with the know-the way to soak up their roles and make the machine work.
He additionally clarified the false impression approximately managers receiving royalties from GHAMRO with the aid of using a phase of musicians.
He similarly defined that managers aren't to be paid with the aid of using GHAMRO however with the aid of using the quantity signed on settlement among the artiste and the managers.
“GHAMRO offers with proper owners, so in case you are a publisher, you're a composer, and you're a performer, however it doesn’t enlarge to management,” he added.
Prince advised musicians to install extra attempt to get their song out there, as a way to benefit exposure and believe the royalties to do its bit from there.
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