Aren't you glad you are not paying for this shit? Depending on the package people have their bill will go up as much as 14% Sirius says its artist royalty fees... but I doubt that Wang Chung getting its yearly $20 check from Sirius is affecting their bottom line... hmmmmm now who can you think of that is grossly over paid that works for Sirius?? To our Valued Customers: Important Notice: Effective January 5, 2015, there will be an increase of 1.4 percentage points in the U.S. Music Royalty Fee applied to most audio packages.* Your fee may vary depending on the package and plan term you have and the number of subscriptions on your account. For more information regarding the U.S. Music Royalty Fee, please refer to the links to the right on this page.