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MCSK to Pay 37.5m Worth of Royalties to Artists: Sauti Sol, Nyashinki Reap Big

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Music copyright society of Kenya is set to pay 37.5m worth of royalties to Kenyan musicians. Sauti Sol will be the greatest beneficiary of the sum as they get to take home a cool Ksh 400,000. This comes after a section of the artists expressed their frustrations to the copyright society for receiving dismal payments in 2019 that saw industry bigwigs get a meagre Ksh. 2,500.

Other notable artists in MCSK’s list of top earners include Octopizzo, Khaligraph Jones, Bahati, Christina Shusho and Mercy Masika.

Music Copyright Society of Kenya Chairman Mr. Japheth Kilonzo Kasanga poses for a photo with Kenyan musicians.
Image: Courtesy

Speaking at a press briefing MCSK Chairman Mr.Japheth Kilonzo Kasanga applauded Kenyan artists for putting in the work and the patience they have had with the society. He also appreciated president Uhuru Kenyatta for backing up the Kenyan Music industry by appending his signature to the Copyright Amendment Bill of 2019. The bill seeks to safeguard the rights of the artists by stipulating guidelines to consumers of music in matters compensation.

The money which is for the period of 1st July to December 31st disbursed was to be disbursed from today (28th February) but not all TV stations and radio stations had complied with MCSK’s directives. Below is a distribution calendar shared by the Music Copyright society Of Kenya.

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