My understanding is that you need publishing administration to collect mechanical royalties on international Spotify streams. ; Businesses Get complete song performance insights and new ways to collect revenue. Maybe not all of it? Are there any new solutions to help resolve this co-writing issue out there? No mistake! Hi Jason, I recently signed up with songtrust thanks to Noelle Gambunti. So I am in the process of releasing a single. Beyond the financial uncertainty, there’s also the psychological uncertainty. As far as I know, ASCAP and BMI don’t have similar offerings, so from where I’m standing, Songtrust is indeed the go-to. I’m really not sure if both HFA and Songtrust apply their regular fees, but my guess would be yes. Obviously, the sooner you get on it, the better! Also, thanks for making this the article that has helped so many (and continues to help so many!). That’s quite an undertaking you’ve got going there! channels to just copy an release my artists work. Thanks for this candid, well-written article. Sounds like someone didn’t read the article. Hi JM – Thats a great question and something a lot of people get confused about. This is a complicated subject, as you’ve seen! Also worth noting that 150k streams is really from 2019 on, as this is when new rates are kicking in from the copyright royalty board decision. Thanks for the recommendation Nicole! You should probably check out Stem.is. I don’t see why it would make any difference one way or the other, but it could very well be I’m missing something obvious! I feel you on asking them most of these questions directly. I just fired off an email this morning, and will let you know as soon as I hear back! Also, I’ve already put out 12 songs, 9 this year, 32 more already scheduled to release this year, am I going to have to pay to register for each 10 songs that I decide to put out? Do You Really Want to Hire a Music PR Company? If you are close to that number, growing, or have high expectations around your next project I suggest pulling the trigger sooner than later so that you can increase your long term cashflow and ensure the royalties don’t fall into the black box. Also, I paid big bucks for radio promotion across France and Italy way back in 2000, putting my songs in regular rotation on over 40 commercial stations. What’s the difference in me going with Songtrust when I am using CD Baby Pro because aren’t they affiliated? So, in early 2012, I contacted Songtrust and said I’d like to write an article about their service. Seems like a win/win situation for Songtrust. Thankyou Brian for shedding some light on the “publisher” thing on ASCAP. Anderson.Paak being a solo artist but He and producer Knxwledge are a duo known as NXWORRIES). ASCAP just uses the song title, they use ISRC codes, audio fingerprinting, metadata, and the song titles so they find more of my plays. Thanks again! I have a question for you and hope you may have a thought about it. As for splits and direct deposit, you’ll need to ask them directly. It is unique in that it's controlled entirely by the composers, writers, and music publishers that make up its membership. TuneCore charges a one-time $75 fee and 15% commission for publishing administration. Adrev just does youtube content id for songs and videos i believe, but they are not a publishing admin, right. It’s still way too early to say “hey where’s my royalties”. The no upfront fees or any cost whatsoever is super nice about AWAL. Thanks again! Though lately I’ve been testing out LANDR for distribution and am happy with them as well! You need a publishing administrator like Songtrust to collect it. The 20% discount is still valid. Do you think Songtrust is a good option to help us? I’m told that you can sign up if you’re already affiliated with the PRO in your home area, which in your case is APRA. This is tricky stuff. I’m not sure exactly what you’re hoping to get out of DistroKid or Indigoboom (which I’ve never heard of). My own experience concerning PRO accounts is a nightmare. I’ll do my best, but keep in mind I wrote this article three years ago and haven’t made a point of keeping up. Are you getting paid for the streams your songs are generating? Also, how does a Jamaican sign up for Songtrust? its said “You retain the exclusive right to negotiate and grant sync licenses on whatever terms you establish for the use of your Compositions via “traditional” means, as that term is understood in the U.S. music publishing industry, such as one-off licenses for use in films, television productions, commercials, and video games. I wouldn’t worry about the mix-up. They have got a way of making a lot of money. It doesn’t feel secure in mine either. What about on year five, when you have to decide whether to pay your annual TuneCore fees or pull the release? Is that a good idea? One of my clients had a bad experience with Distrokid, but that’s purely anecdotal. So, factor in that although sentric say 20 and songtrust say 15%, if you are a UK citizen being paid in the UK, you have to use payoneer and so it’s almost closer to 17%. Just when I become confident with my knowledge in one area, I move to another subject, only to find I didn’t know as much I thought I did. Hey there! It shows 50% going to Songtrust. Glad to hear it Jonas! As you can see, Songtrust collected plenty for me that I wouldn’t have otherwise received. I tell you everywhere you need to register your songs to earn royalties, get protected, and legitimize yourself as an artist. I’d also like to know if CDBaby allows you to charge 1,29$ per iTunes download as with Tunecore. Yes, I’m 99% sure the publishing admin can collect old royalties. Appreciate the thoughtful analysis. I would think that someone that’s planning on submitting numerous tracks to music libraries would want to go with Distrokid, because if you’re banging out 1-2 tracks a week, that would really get costly with CD Baby and/or TuneCore. I get my Pandora money from SoundExchange. Well, from your PRO or your admin publisher. First I always had a bunch of “sales” which paid about “67” cents each year. You also retain the right to collect the sync license fees from those licenses.” To me you have a pretty good knowledge of the complex world of music publishing, licensing and royalties. In any case, I think you’re better off registering direct with Songtrust once rather than paying extra for every release through CD Baby. The breakdown is in the article. We act as a publishing administrator to collect publishing royalties on behalf of songwriters. I have learned that publishing is where the money comes in as far as the music industry is concerned. I’ve nagged them a few times over the years and always gotten a prompt response, usually through the pop-up on the site. Here’s my input…..I already have a few singles (3 to be exact) that I released over the last 2 months (I’m new to the game), and I released them through CD Baby AND TuneCore. Best, I’m not sure there’s any difference in functionality. WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Am I correct in understanding that TuneCore and CDBabyPro both digitally distribute your music (ie: putting it on iTunes, Spotify, etc) as well as collect international royalties, while Songtrust only collects the international royalties but leaves distributing the music up to the artist? On top of that Songtrust has a higher setup fee of 100$ (25$ higher than tunecore), a 15% cut (tunecore 10% & 20% for active) and while it seems with Songtrust you can only submit a maximum of 15 songs for the setup fee. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. CD Baby and TuneCore are aggregators. One thing I am still unsure about is how to collect the mechanical royalties from YouTube. Feel free to advocate on my behalf. Your example puts Songtrust ahead regardless of the transfer fee. They've got a weird stipulation "We have a 1-year minimum term. The comment dates help, but not ideal. What changes did you notice on your backend at ASCAP? In other words, you’ve got nothing to lose! If they were your songs, that wouldn’t be an issue. If you browse through my articles, you’ll find plenty of lukewarm to mildly negative reviews with affiliate links. I’d love any advice in this regard. From Songtrust’s FAQ: Your account starts with 50 song credits for free. You might also say that we have more companies advocating on our behalf to collect money that we otherwise wouldn’t see. They haven’t changed this Terms since 2014, I guess. Creators Songwriters, producers and creators collect royalties globally from your songs while keeping 100 percent of the rights. I’ve received $789 of that to date, $467 of which is US performance royalties that I would’ve collected through ASCAP anyway. Is there something i have to do first? Not quite obviously, but as a quick example: You earn £10. Bug music for now, let’s take 030% of mixing/mastering songs can offer you need distribution include. Yes, I think CD Baby collect mechanical on downloads, but not streams. Finally I decided to cancel my membership and it was only when they queried my reasons for quitting that they owned up to the following; “HFA (Harry Fox Agency) is currently about 6 months behind on song registrations (an issue that has affected many songwriters) I found your song registered at HFA already, which is great, however, they do not automatically license the works as well once they are registered there. Why is Songtrust Listed as My Publisher? The key is, with Songtrust you’re entering into an exclusive publishing ADMINISTRATION deal. The (only? It’s only recently I’ve looked into the mechanical royalties side and realised Distrokid don’t have a pro upgrade. I’ve heard great things about them from Pete Byrne of Naked Eyes. In addition to Eric, in the terms; I believe there are still problems for the songwriter. The table below highlights the difference between Songtrust publishing and traditional publishers. Seeing as we can’t apply directly to HFA though, I don’t see a better option. Last I looked in my ASCAP account, it showed my publishing company as the publisher, but also listed Songtrust as admin publisher. They are still yet to get back to me but thanks again anyways. All writers have to be affiliated in order to receive their writer's share. There would undoubtedly be co-writers involved in any finished article. Tieran, if you aren’t sure I suggest checking out https://www.songtrust.com/estimate-your-streaming-royalties this will give you a better estimate of your royalties. Have you done the math? I see two things that I seem to missing but I was hoping you could clarify. Please let me know if you find a solution! Thanks Brian for all the information and responses to and from people on here. It’s good you are making some money. All feedback is appreciated and thank you to everyone in advance! I think unless you go out of your way to contact them they don’t care, they never sent me anything or have followed even one time. Hi Brian, I’ve been with SongTrust for around 2 years, they’ve never once reached out to me about my music, I have thousands of plays through spotify and pandora and have once song with over 170k on youtube. Yes, you absolutely positively still need SoundExchange. If you sign up with Songtrust directly, your entire catalogue is covered. Elligibility. There are yet more details to evaluate, no? A client of mine had a terrible experience, and when I read stuff like “in stores 10-20x faster than any other distributor, at a fraction of the price” it’s hard to take them seriously. Personally I wouldn’t let that sway my decision. You may know this by now, but DistroKid can do this for you. I suppose it would depend on what kind of publishing deal you got, but assuming they didn’t want to take over admin, and solely based on my own experience, yes, Songtrust would then be listed as admin publisher. What has everyone’s experience been with each? Are you okay with not knowing how much you could’ve received? Of course if a coffee shop has the AM/FM radio playing, and if you’re with ASCAP, you (most likely) won’t get paid when your song is played there, because ASCAP most likely won’t be conducting a survey of that radio station at that exact moment, but if the shop has Pandora or SiriusXM on (or other piped-in Muzak services), this is tracked and you will (eventually) get paid on the plays. Looks like a good service. #peace. . If I’m registered with ASCAP as a songwriter and publisher, and I also register with Soundexchange, will that pick up all of my over-seas royalties?? The site stated NOTHING about charging $10 per song. The answer may be in earlier posts but I didn’t see it. I’m pretty sure you can use Songtrust for songs you’ve written for others, but I’ll ask them to clarify. And SoundCloud through Premier monetization. So, that’s another instance where a publishing admin would be important, right? I’m hoping someone from Songtrust will jump in, but at first blush, I don’t see how you your situation is different than mine. For most of us, that’s difficult if not impossible to forecast. Although I use Stem for distribution and song splits, I typically still register the song with Songtrust. Lastly, is there any other way aside from using Songtrust that would allow me to sign up with a PRO without having to make a vanity publishing company? Sorry I can’t reply to your comment directly. Whatever distributor you used to get your songs online should be paying you. I get a reply that states: “A CD Baby Pro account with that email already exist. Most of the people in this forum write music specifically for TV and Film where there is no mechanical royalties. As for SoundCloud, I have no idea. So if you believe your music will sell, I’d go the first year to Tunecore, keep it there as long as it sells well, and move it to CDBaby when sales start dropping below about 100$ a year. We are something like vevo. It seems that there are a lot of artists that have something to say about this! Always enjoy your answers. So, now that you’ve got a look at the PRO landscape, the big question is: which is the best? (Seeing as that is where i am from). I used the discount code … I was already planning to sign up so this worked great for me. Songtrust currently offers direct affiliation to ASCAP, BMI for U.S. writers and SOCAN for Canadian and non-U.S. writers. Well, it’s not so simple: for one thing, since SESAC is invitation-only, the choice is really between BMI and ASCAP, and … you pay once if your release does nothing for you, but cdbaby takes 9% of everything you earn. I believe I’m currently receiving all possible writer and publisher royalties (from BMI), but don’t believe I’m collecting any mechanical royalties (thought I was, but after much reading online, seems not). They do a great job of making themselves known. We classify this a “Micro sync” License or User Generated Content license(Very similar to how Youtube pays out). When you register your titles with ASCAP the money is split with 50% to the writer and 50% to the publisher so you have to register with ASCAP as a writer and a publisher. I’m trying to decide whether I go with PRS’s MCPS (https://goo.gl/qWMvew) to collect my mechanical royalties or Songtrust. Hi Brian, I’m glad to see you’re still responding to this thread. If someone is streaming your song on Spotify in the UK, your royalties are sent to the local societies in that region, which would be PRS & MCPS. As far as I can see, everything checks out for you a-okay! All of my songs now on ASCAP say, “me, writer 50% and Songrust, publisher 50%. Personally, I’d rather pay once and be done with it. This would also give you a little more autonomy in the industry. Jess. Great article. I’ll reach out to Songtrust and see if they can comment. If so, it’s much better to sign directly with Songtrust…, I’m just wondering as I want to distribute my music via CD Baby and sign with their publishing service, but I’m not sure if they take an additional cut after Songtrust take theirs. Great info. Hi Ken, I think the biggest problem with soundtrust here is this venue we are speaking in. Here’s my full review of DistroKid vs CD Baby (vs Tunecore, Mondotunes, Ditto, Symphonic, ReverbNation). . I’m registered as a writer in France with a PRO (SACEM) and registered as my own publisher in the US with ASCAP, so what will be the difference if i’ve join to songtrust? Launched: 1939 I’m sorry Ron, but I have no idea! That’s the lion’s share of the royalties due. Transferring titles using our transfer tool does not affect your credit count. Is it if I gety radio play? Why Songtrust; Who Uses Songtrust. My understanding is that Songtrust works through HFA, and that HFA doesn’t work directly with artists. Just want to say Kudos to you sir. It turns out that retroactive mechanicals are hard to uncover. How do you know they’re lyrics and not poems? And depending on how frequently you release music, CD Baby can be cheaper in the long run. Why Songtrust; Who Uses Songtrust. . I am an artiste in Nigeria about to release my song. Do you think the demos should be registered with songtrust beforehand, or does that put them in the public domain and therefore messes up any idea of exclusivity? I got registered using the code! I haven’t tested it with this tight a deadline, but it seems like it can be up next day. doesn't do. Hi Brian, thank you for this article – very informative. I wasn't getting anything from ASCAP. SongTrust vs ASCAP/BMI/SESAC Can someone please explain what is difference of using a resource like Songtrust vs Direct registration with the P.R.O.'s. We signed up with AWAL last year and really like their whole operation on balance. Click here to login, The ability to reply to and create new discussions, Access to members-only giveaways & competitions, Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As, Access to members-only sub forum discussions, Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio, Promote your eBay auctions and Reverb.com listings for free. Why Songtrust; Who Uses Songtrust. SongTrust vs ASCAP/BMI/SESAC Can someone please explain what is difference of using a resource like Songtrust vs Direct registration with the P.R.O.'s. Any chance that will be working again? Songtrust and Tunecore Publishing are both publishing admins, so you can’t have both. You have to dig in to find the information, but it is there. It’s not like there’s any real competition in the space. ; Creator Reps Managers and lawyers connect with the most extensive, accessible publishing network in the industry. I think I want to join Songtrust for publishing admin. And, who has the time to register with every PRO in every country and keep track of anything that's going on there? I don’t feel that my name should be used to obtain these license agreements. I mean across all platforms, all-time. I have my first single that I’m trying to release in the most efficient yet thorough way, which is why I ask this. Songtrust will handle the PRO stuff for you if you choose, but I handle SoundExchange directly. If your split is already registered at your PRO then you should be fine to register your share with Songtrust so we can begin collecting your global performance and mechanical royalties. It sounds like you haven’t released a lot of material. They only charge you to register songs if you're having them register the songs for you but you can still register your songs with ASCAP and just synch it with Songtrust for free. It would be lovely if Songtrust offered better and alternative payment options for non-US residents using their services. I just filed a Fictitious Business Name statement. Also I’m not happy with cdbaby. More power to them. Why Songtrust; Who Uses Songtrust. I’d say unless you have 10K or more monthly listeners on Spotify, it will take a long time to recoup the $100 investment. I’m confused by by the previous gentleman’s story. Songtrust works with over 50 of these pay sources so our clients only have to enter their song data once, into our platform, and we then send it out globally to all of our partners for registration. I’m getting confused at the second paragraph of the article. If you’re releasing and actively promoting your music, you need to be registered with a PRO and with SoundExchange. I suspect that your ability to claim past royalties will depend on the PRO(s) involved. Is that right? As a newbie wanting to publish some lyrics I have been writing for some time but never yet published, where should I start. The next year they changed their pricing structure to the current $100 plus 15% commission. I did not have the knowledge of royalties some years back so had no contracts/split sheets signed. That said, I agree 100% that you can’t just submit the tracks and trust that everything will work out. Don’t know how much that might influence them haha, but a good reference is better than no reference. Songtrust is saying they pay the writer directly, so I’m really confused what HFA’s involvement is and how they are holding the purse strings. The rejection email is just a form letter, though it does say I should feel free to apply again in the future. The promoter guessed I’d get back about $1500 in royalties from the airplay, but I never got a penny, despite hounding ASCAP for months. Hope it helps! I was thinking of signing up with either Songtrust or Tunecore’s pub admin when I saw your post. Am I correct? I've contacted CS, so far nothing.I feel completely screwed! I have also created my own publishing company, but would like to know what the disadvantages/advantages are with registering my own publishing company with BMI and with a publishing admin at the same time ? Sorry I’m a bit of a cynic. CD Baby took money in full for the pro set-up but after many years, never paid out a single penny from the time I purchased. Hey Brian, . When you say “If you’ve racked up 150K streams of your music, you should probably join Songtrust.” Do you mean 150K streams across any platform per year? I am Non-US and i am wondering (1)if I can register with BMI Publishing then with Songtrust for Publishing also. Was planning on using Songtrust (and in the process join ASCAP so as to avoid creating a vanity publishing company), but just realized that this might not distribute as well. I was recently rejected for their AWAL program, or I’d be able to tell you more. As you’d probably guess, I have no idea. ie the chicken or the egg, register demos with songtrust before applying to a record company, or wait till they say they want to work with me and then register my whole “catalogue” and for each track they want, change the info at songtrust to reflect new co-writers and where royalties go? There are many companies who seem to be offering lots of services in this regard, some overlap and some do not. No conflict – that’s how Songtrust wants you to set it up! Rumblefish (which I don’t think I can join on my own) does youtube content ID, but I think they do many other microsync things too. I have a “Single plan” account (50 songs, $100). Just wanted to say thanks for the Songtrust code (remember to use the capitals). If you need more than 50 credits, we charge 10$ per 10 songs going forward. After attempting to register earlier, I discovered the discount code was not working for me either. Do BMI and ASCAP have extra services like PRS, where they collect mechanical royalties? Creators Songwriters, producers and creators collect royalties globally from your songs while keeping 100 percent of the rights. Do I need to register with an admin publisher to collect my mechanical fees or is that my PRO’s job? And how do you collect this money? All we had at the time was a six track demo EP though, which they transferred over from CD Baby fairly easily. Unless you’re getting lots of streams though, it’s not particularly urgent. It Gets Worse. ; Creator Reps Managers and lawyers connect with the most extensive, accessible publishing network in the industry. I'm trying to add myself as a songwriter but its not allowing me to. Let me just say thank you Brian for this informative and detailed article! If I were you, I’d wait until you’re more established to bother with publishing administration. You also haven’t factored in the up-front cost of switching, or the headache! You have to pay 10$ for each 10 following tracks, so it’s actually not a one time fee as with Tunecore. Do labels even have staff writers? ; Businesses Get complete song performance insights and new ways to collect revenue. Thinking I probably won’t register with Songtrust since I’m already on ASCAP as both a writer and publisher. I’m here in London. Anyway, I think I have recorded loads of far more engaging music, all sat on a hard drive, and I am going to have a shot at getting work as a staff writer. This means I cannot work with another song plugging company (who may be really passionate about me) to pitch my music to TV shows, movies and commercials. Songhunters.com will let you know all who are looking for a certain type of music and all I have to do is send in every song I have that fits what they want, the only problem is I have to send in 15 dollars for each song. Your reply will be highly appreciated. Total deal breaker. Always make sure to reference your agreements for clarification and ensure you have split sheets filled out to get your ownership stake in writing. After I joined Songtrust I started getting performance royalties and mechanical royalties from Spotify and Youtube. Hi. Thanks so much for your help. Will Songtrust Be My Publisher? Logging into ASCAP now, I see that my publishing company is listed, and Songtrust as an administrator. They will collecting some of your royalties(the PRO will collect some as well) and take 15% of your publishers cut of performance royalties. See more. like most of already do. Stem looks like a good option at the moment – but it’s invite only! And definitely sign up for SoundExchange ASAP! So why would I go for Songtrust if it’s also exclusive? It WAS! If this is your first album, I wouldn’t bother with publishing admin until you have significant overseas activity. I see my tracks are all $0.99. If you make your own original music as an independent artist, songwriter, producer, composer, or lyricist, there are more opportunities than ever to earn significant income from music publishing.. Anyone with a percentage of ownership on the composition of a song can register that split with Songtrust (as long as another publisher doesn’t represent your share already). Now for the next decision – Distrokid vs CD Baby (standard)…. Their system for tracking plays is much more advanced. I’ve been with them since the very beginning (Derek actually handled CD sales on my site pre-CD Baby) and they’ve generally been great. It may seem trivial, but it is largely a vanity company after all … I’d like it to remain associated with my works! Since they’re not your songs, IMHO that’s even less an issue! I really have appreciated your feedback. All artists and musicians need to know how to earn money from their music. Relieved to know my publishing company will [most likely] remain on my songs/catalog. But, the PROs don’t collect mechanical royalties, only performance. That’s really nice of you to offer! Hope you don’t mind, I edited down your comment to remove the form text. Do me and my group members register with a PRO under the collective name or do we just run individual accounts and split percentages when we work togther?? I know for a fact that I should be due a lot more than 20 cents, for example one song I own the master and publishing rights to has over 24,000 streams on Spotify alone. Songtrust - Music Publishing Royalty Collection and Administration from ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, HFA, Music Reports and more. Have you tried Songtrust, CD Baby Pro, or TuneCore publishing? Thank you. I’ve written about Audiam and AdRev before, and decided it wasn’t worth bothering. Your email address will not be published. Are your songs showing up as registered in the dashboard? 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