Yes, as is standard in the music industry, fees may be deducted by third parties such as record labels (e.g. Def Jam), artist unions (e.g. SAG-AFTRA and AFM), Digital Performing Rights Organizations (e.g. SoundExchange) and other third parties who administer payments.

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