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Start of artist distribution: initial distribution 2020 and subsequent distribution 2017-2019

Today, the GVL begins paying out artist royalties as part of the initial distribution 2020 and the subsequent distributions 2017 to 2019. A total of €88.3 million will be additionally distributed to entitled persons in this distribution.

As usual, you can find your payment notifications (AZM) in your my.gvl account: Log in at with your access data. Click on "My Account" in the menu under "Service", then on "Payouts". Under "Remuneration" your detailed report will be filed accordingly in the next two weeks. In principle, heirs will receive their payout notification by post.

Please note: The payments for the first and subsequent distributions are always interim amounts. The final remuneration for the respective distribution year is always calculated only within the framework of the final distribution after the end of the multi-year notification phase. Against this background, offsets may occur in subsequent distributions.

Information on our distributions and a link to frequently asked questions can be found here:

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our support team