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Calculating Your Royalty

Content License Royalty

You earn a content license royalty on every unit sold. Your content license royalty is calculated by taking your list price multiplied by your royalty rate minus Amazon's listing fee (your share = [LIST PRICE] x [ROYALTY RATE] - [LISTING FEE]).

Please refer to the Amazon Media on Demand Terms and Conditions for more information.


Royalty Rates

The royalty rate varies depending on the product type and the marketplace in which you are selling:

Amazon US:

  • DVD: +55% / sale
  • Blu-ray: +50% / sale
  • CD: +55% / sale

Amazon JP:

  • DVD: +40% / sale
  • Blu-ray: +40% / sale
  • CD: +25% / sale


Amazon's Listing Fee

Amazon's listing fee includes cost for materials, production, and other services. Below is the listing fee for each product type.

Amazon US

DVD

  • One disc: $4.95/unit
  • Two discs: $5.95/unit
  • Three discs: $6.95/unit
  • Four discs: $7.95/unit
  • Five discs: $8.95/unit
  • Six discs: $9.95/unit

Blu-ray

  • One disc: $6.95/unit
  • Two discs: $7.95/unit
  • Three discs: $8.95/unit
  • Four discs: $9.95/unit
  • Five discs: $10.95/unit
  • Six discs: $11.95/unit

CD

  • One disc: $4.95/unit
  • Two discs: $5.95/unit

Amazon JP:

DVD

  • One disc: JPY100/unit
  • Two discs: JPY150/unit
  • Three discs: JPY200/unit
  • Four discs: JPY250/unit
  • Five discs: JPY300/unit
  • Six discs: JPY350/unit

Blu-ray

  • One disc: JPY200/unit
  • Two discs: JPY250/unit
  • Three discs: JPY300/unit

CD

  • One disc: JPY200/unit
  • Two discs: JPY250/unit


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