The SOUR artist struck one other cope with Swift and Antonoff on the extra mellow “1 step forward, 3 steps back,” which has made $258,379 in royalties, in response to Billboard. Rodrigo did not work with Nigro on this one, which is an interpolation of Swift’s repute period track “New Year’s Day.” That means Rodrigo, Swift and Antonoff divide the royalties 3 ways, with every incomes about $86,000 to this point.
Variety additionally notes that the music publishers take a slice of the pie as nicely, writing, “Half of that goes to whatever publishers are involved; in this case, Sony Music Publishing represents Rodrigo and Dan Nigro… Now, with Williams and Farro added to the credits, Warner Chappell Music has a piece of this, too.”
As of this week, Rodrigo and Nigro have misplaced a hefty chunk of change by every giving up about $1 million to their muses, with out different charges thought-about. But “good 4 u” can be sending extra massive bucks their means quickly: “A song like that can earn $10 million,” one outstanding music legal professional instructed Variety.