In this case, the "producer" of a song oversees the performers, mixing, and arrangement of a song and/or a specific recording of a song. They often own the studio and will retain session performers and other subcontractors. Producers often collaborate in the songwriting process and therefore are part of the song's overall share picture. In this case, the producer is a songwriter and is generating songwriting royalties which they can collect. 

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