You collect your royalties on Songtrust.com after your account has been created (following your approval on our end). Songtrust receives royalties according to individual societies' distribution schedules. Songtrust processes these royalties, and distributes them to your account on a quarterly basis.
Standard Royalty Quarters and Payments to Songtrust:
Payment schedule from Songtrust:
*It typically takes 9-12 months to receive your first royalty payment.
*BMI payments are only received 3 quarters of the year.
*Some royalties, such as those for audiovisual uses, are subject to separate distribution cycles (occur less frequently).
*Account adjustments do occur in some cases.