How Much Money a Hit Song Makes

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A little off the geek beat, but you know how much Ryan and I LOVE data. Well for us this data is like the back room of a party hosted by Box Office Mojo and the Nielsen organization! A lawsuit for infringement by the estate of Marvin Gaye against the “writers” of Alan Robin Thicke‘s son gave us a peek at the payout for writing ONE hit song.

IMG_6833That’s some fat coin. Much more than Tom earned writing that story about Tyroc. Like a lot more.
Source: THR

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