Publishing Administration Overview

If you do not have a publishing deal and your music is being distributed and performed worldwide, your publishing royalties are sitting in collection societies worldwide, waiting to be claimed by you. The problem is that in order to collect these royalty payments, you need direct relationships with each society in each territory. Doing this takes time, paperwork, and a lot of upfront fees. Worst of all, if you don’t register in time to collect your publishing royalties, the collection societies will retain the royalty payments, and you will miss out on additional revenue. Publishing Administration with Songtrust can help with this! You, as a songwriter/artist, should spend your time creating, not pushing paper! 

With our service and partnership with Songtrust, you pay a one-time $100 signup fee, and you retain 85% of the royalties earned! 

If you are affiliated with ASCAP, BMI, SESAC or SOCAN, that is not a problem! You can remain a member with them and join our service –Songtrust collects royalties in addition to what they collect (all income types – not just performance)


About Songtrust

Songtrust was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in New York City. Songtrust is the world's largest technology solution for global music royalty collection and publishing administration, enabling 150,000+ songwriters and more than 20,000 publishers to collect their publishing royalties worldwide for over 1,000,000 copyrights.

Songtrust removes the complexity of the publishing landscape and offers detailed access to data otherwise not directly available, helping songwriters, artists, producers, managers, publishers, labels, lawyers, and distributors by simplifying the administration of music publishing assets.


About our partnership with Songtrust

Our partnership with Songtrust streamlines the registration of your works, ensuring swift and efficient handling. With a dedicated dashboard provided by Songtrust, you can receive royalties directly and manage your works with ease. Songtrust boasts the most extensive and accessible publishing network in the industry, maintaining direct relationships with over 65 performance, mechanical, and digital societies across more than 100 territories. By partnering with us and using Songtrust's services, you'll pay a one-time signup fee of $100 and retain 85% of the royalties you earn, and you, the songwriter, retain full ownership of everything. 


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