September 1, 2021

PPL Partners with VEVA Collect on Metadata to Improve Accuracy of Credits and Royalty Payments

PPL has launched a collaboration with music preservation and archiving company VEVA Sound’s new file and data-sharing platform: VEVA Collect.

The joint initiative will make it easier for performers to be properly credited on recordings and to receive the payments they are entitled to. The platform allows creators in the music industry to accurately log metadata about everyone who has contributed to a recording.

The partnership with PPL will allow a performer’s International Performer Number (IPN) – a unique global identifier – to be included in this metadata, helping improve the accuracy of credits and the subsequent flow of royalty revenue from a recording’s usage.

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