- Core repertoire data (including the name of the recording and artist);
- Data about the performers on the recording;
- Data about rights and eligibility;
- Data that will help to accurately identify the usage of the recordings; and
Data for local repertoire is sourced locally, while non-local data is sourced from international companies and from music licensing companies in other countries. In order to efficiently and accurately exchange the required data, a commonly used standard is required. The DDEX RDR Message Suite Standards fulfil those requirements.