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Green Day fans launch campaign to get 'American Idiot' to No.1 for Donald Trump’s UK visit

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BUBBYBUB

This made me very happy today. I'm not from England but I'm their in spirit 😄😄😄😄

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Billie Hoe

So can we say that the campaign sort of failed, since it was meant to be #1? It got a lot news coverage for their standard, but was it even a success in the end?

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Billie Hoe
5 minutes ago, pacejunkie punk said:

http://www.greendayauthority.com/news/5830/

I’d consider that a success considering what it was up against during the World Cup, the amount of media attention it got and the fact that it is a 14 year old song. 

Right, I forgot about the others - that is pretty impressive. 

Also, I don't know if that has been mentioned already I'm too lazy to go back in pages, I saw on Amazon that two different versions of the same song somehow charted in the Top 10, plus the live version from Awesome as Fuck. :) So that's three placements in the Top 10... 

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pacejunkie punk

I imagine GD will get some nice royalty checks for the sales this week. I know it wasn’t the point of the thing but I still have to wonder what they earned. Anyone know how this works as far as what dollar amount downloads/streams/sales translates into for the artists? I have no idea whether we’re talking a few thousand or tens of thousands or more. What’s the ballpark estimate?

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squashie09

This might answer some of that question @pacejunkie punk. Seems that some is dependent on the terms of the contract between artist & label and some on government regulations.

http://futureofmusic.org/sites/default/files/moneyflow.sales.png

http://futureofmusic.org/sites/default/files/moneyflow.streams.png

Full article here: https://www.royaltyexchange.com/learn/music-royalties

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pacejunkie punk
43 minutes ago, squashie09 said:

This might answer some of that question @pacejunkie punk. Seems that some is dependent on the terms of the contract between artist & label and some on government regulations.

http://futureofmusic.org/sites/default/files/moneyflow.sales.png

http://futureofmusic.org/sites/default/files/moneyflow.streams.png

Full article here: https://www.royaltyexchange.com/learn/music-royalties

Thanks! Complicated but interesting. So those royalty payments come in from multiple sources — the record label (for the recording), the publisher (for the songwriting) and the performance rights organization (for the public performance of the song).  It all adds up I suppose when you’re talking about millions of downloads, airplays and streams across TV, film, radio, internet, etc.

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Justin1

Nice to see GD fans bring this classic gem back up the charts, and support Trump on his UK trip! “Don’t want a nation controlled by the media/Fake News!” Green Day and Trump for ever! 

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¡Jenn!
5 minutes ago, Jane Lannister said:

I have a proof Green Day in fact support Trump.

Here it is. Totally legit.

Omg where did u find this 

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Jane Lannister
34 minutes ago, ¡Jenn! said:

Omg where did u find this 

In the well of alternative facts (aka my head)

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Second favourite son

 

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Montclare

Out of curiosity, did anyone in England hear this played anywhere (like at protests)?

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