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Number of music writers and publishers per song worldwide 2017, by decade

Average number of music writers and publishers per song worldwide as of 2017, by decade

Number of music writers and publishers per song worldwide 2017, by decade The graph depicts the average number of music writers and publishers per song worldwide as of 2017, broken down by decade. According to the source, in the 1960s the average amount of writers contributing to a song was 1.87, however by the 2010s this number had risen to 4.07. It is believed that this increase in the number of writers and publishers associated with songs complicates music licensing and rights administration.
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Average number of music writers and publishers per song worldwide as of 2017, by decade

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The graph depicts the average number of music writers and publishers per song worldwide as of 2017, broken down by decade. According to the source, in the 1960s the average amount of writers contributing to a song was 1.87, however by the 2010s this number had risen to 4.07. It is believed that this increase in the number of writers and publishers associated with songs complicates music licensing and rights administration.
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