The public performance right associated with a recording copyright. Also called “related rights,” neighbouring rights are similar to the public performance rights associated with compositions, but they are paid to recording owners (usually labels) and performing artists, rather than songwriters and publishers. In the U.S., this is called a "digital performance" right and is only recognized for non-interactive digital transmissions, such as satellite and digital radio (e.g., Sirius XM and Pandora) - notably not for broadcast radio.
- The Guide to Neighbouring Rights
- The Basics of International Publishing
- Help Center: Neighbouring Rights
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