AGATA (organization)

AGATA is a non-profit performance rights organization established in 1999 that deals with the licensing and rights of music publishers and performers in Lithuania. In 2011, it became the country's designated body for the collection of compensation for writers, performers, actors and producers.[1] AGATA is an associated member of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). Since September 2018, AGATA publishes weekly top 100 charts of the most popular albums and singles in Lithuania. The charts are based on sales and streams from Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, iTunes, Google Play and Shazam.[2][3]

AGATA
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AbbreviationAGATA
Formation1999
TypeNGO
Legal statusAssociation
HeadquartersVilnius
Location
  • Lithuania
Official language
Lithuanian
Director
Agne Beggett
AffiliationsIFPI
Websitewww.agata.lt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Agata". AGATA (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Tarptautinės platformos". AGATA (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 47-os savaitės klausomiausi (TOP 100)". AGATA (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 28 November 2019.

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