Announcements and Updates

Royal’s music rights marketplace is here—and more than a dozen artists are sharing ownership

Music ownership is continuing to evolve. Now, you can discover, invest in, and trade songs and albums any time through Royal.

Royal’s music rights marketplace is here—and more than a dozen artists are sharing ownership

Music ownership is continuing to evolve. Now, you can discover, invest in, and trade songs and albums any time through Royal.

Your guide to trading on our music rights marketplace

Learn how you can discover, invest in, and trade music—plus earn royalties alongside artists you believe in.

Over $100K in streaming royalties delivered to collectors!

Fans have received $100K+ in streaming royalties alongside exciting artists like Diplo, The Chainsmokers, and more.

A complete guide to music streaming royalties

Learn how music streaming royalties are generated and how to participate in ownership of this growing asset class.

Daniel Love: I'm a collector who became a fan

Through Royal, anyone can own songs and earn royalties alongside artists. Collector Daniel Love shares why he’s betting big on the future of music.

First royalty payouts delivered

For the first time ever, a collective of fans received royalties alongside their favorite artists.

Music as an asset class

We’re making music ownership accessible to everyone. Discover why streaming royalties are a rising asset class and how the royalties get to you when you own a piece of music through Royal.

Royal recap: Building an open market for music rights

At Royal, we’re bringing together artists and fans by making music ownership accessible. Through tokens, anyone can invest in music, earn streaming royalties, and get exclusive access to curated benefits directly from the artist.

We're partnering with Royal to give away royalties in "So Far So Good" to our biggest fans for free - A message from The Chainsmokers

Transparency has always been lacking in the world at large, in almost every industry, but especially the music industry. That's why we are huge proponents of the power of Web3 and many of the features of it like blockchain, and the ability it has to bring transparency to the world.

Diplo is Next.

I am beyond excited to share that global superstar producer and 11-time Grammy nominee Diplo is the next artist to team up with Royal to share ownership of his music.

A Beginner’s Guide to “Music NFTs” and Royal’s Limited Digital Assets

NFTs have taken the world by storm, growing to a $41 billion market in 2021. While many of the most well-known NFT projects are visual (images and art), we believe many of the most compelling opportunities for digital assets have yet to be explored.

Coming on 1/11: Nas Drop on Royal!

I am beyond stoked to announce our first drop. We’ve teamed up with Hip Hop legend Nas, who is dropping two songs on royal on January 11.

Royal announces a $55M series A round led by a16z to build the future of music ownership

Royal, a platform that allows anyone to purchase the right to earn royalties from their favorite songs, today announced that they have welcomed a star-studded roster of global artists among their investor list including The Chainsmokers, Nas, Logic, Stefflon Don, Kygo, Joyner Lucas & Disclosure and have closed a $55M Series A round led by a16z

Building the future of music ownership on-chain

In conjunction with the royal.io soft-launch, we ran a contest that ranked the top 333 users based on their number of successfully converted referrals to our platform. The royal team hadn’t announced a prize just yet, but users could track their position & monitor their influence on our leaderboard, generating enormous hype around joining the movement. Our team’s goal was to test a principle that rings true to all creativity — most people today can only invest with their attention, but are rarely compensated for providing their time or their social distribution & consequent positive network effects.