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More than 50,000 musicians have money waiting unclaimed

More than 50,000 musicians have money waiting unclaimed

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SoundExchange, a nonprofit group that collects digital music royalties on behalf of artists, on Wednesday said that around 50,000 musicians have unclaimed money with the group totaling more than $31 million. The amounts range from $10 to $100,000 per artist or label, the group said. 

Those who want to see if a check is waiting for them should visit SoundExchange and check the database.

Among the names listed are Mark Wahlberg's hip-hop band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, The Smith Westerns and Joaquin Phoenix. It's...

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