How Much Money Did Jake Owen’s “What We Ain’t Got” Pay In Songwriter Royalties?Posted: November 18, 2016 Filed under: Songwriting and Career Promotion, Songwriting Tips | Tags: hit country song royalties, Jake Owen What You Ain't Got Leave a comment
. Hit country song royalties are paid by the performing rights organization (BMI, ASCAP or SESAC) chosen by the songwriter/music publisher and can be compiled from many possible sources. A top ten, especially a #1 country chart hit, would pay multiple times this.
Artist: Jake Owen
Song: What We Ain’t Got
Songwriters: Travis Meadows/Travis Goff
Released: August 11, 2014
369,000 copies sold through May 2015.
Highest Chart Position: Billboard Country Airplay Chart: #18
Billboard Hot 100 peaked at #89 mid February 2015
Past 12 Months Royalty Stream, June 2015 to June 2016
Distributed via BMI derived from:
AM/FM Radio Airplay, You Tube, Sirius XM, I Tunes, Rhapsody
AM/FM airplay: ($72,537) All other sources: ($9,374)
Total Royalties, one year period: $81,911
Best Quarter: $71,269 1st Quarter 2015
Royalties dropped to $1,544 for the fourth quarter of 2015.
Royalties posted here reflect only the songwriter share. The music publisher received identical amounts.