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More than 50,000 musicians have money waiting unclaimed
More than 50,000 musicians have money waiting unclaimed

This post was not written by a Nigerian prince.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 not just musicians who have money waiting for them. Sinbad, whose spoken word albums have been part of an increasingly...

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