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US Historical Statutory Mechanical Royalty Rates

 
DATE OF RATE CHANGE RATE PER
MIN. (A)
SONG LENGTH IN MINUTES
:00 - 5:00 5:01 - 6:00 6:01 - 7:00 7:01 - 8:00 8:01 - 9:00 9:01 - 10:00
1/1/2006 (B) $0.0175 $0.0910 $0.1050 $0.1225 $0.1400 $0.1575 $0.1750
1/1/2004 0.0165 0.0850 0.0990 0.1155 0.1320 0.1485 0.1650
1/1/2002 0.0155 0.0800 0.0930 0.1085 0.1240 0.1395 0.1550
1/1/2000 0.0145 0.0755 0.0870 0.1015 0.1160 0.1305 0.1450
1/1/1998 0.0135 0.0710 0.0810 0.0945 0.1080 0.1215 0.1350
1/1/1996 0.0130 0.0695 0.0780 0.0910 0.1040 0.1170 0.1300
1/1/1994 0.0125 0.0660 0.0750 0.0875 0.1000 0.1125 0.1250
1/1/1992 0.0120 0.0625 0.0720 0.0840 0.0960 0.1080 0.1200
1/1/1990 0.0110 0.0570 0.0660 0.0770 0.0880 0.0990 0.1100
1/1/1988 0.0100 0.0525 0.0600 0.0700 0.0880 0.0990 0.110
1/1/1986 0.0095 0.0500 0.0570 0.0665 0.0760 0.0855 0.0950
7/1/1984 0.0085 0.0450 0.0510 0.0595 0.0680 0.0765 0.0850
1/1/1983 0.0080 0.0425 0.0480 0.0560 0.0640 0.0720 0.0800
7/1/1981 0.0075 0.0400 0.0450 0.0525 0.0600 0.0675 0.0750
1/1/1978 (C) 0.0050 0.0275 0.0300 0.0350 0.0400 0.0450 0.0500
(A) THE STATUARY MECHANICAL ROYALTY RATE FOR RINGTONES IS $0.24 PER RINGTONE.
(B) STILL IN EFFECT AS OF 2011.
(C) FOR THE PERIOR BEFORE 1/1/78 THE STATUARY RATE WAS 2.00 CENTS FOR ALL SONGS REGARDLESS OF LENGTH.

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