Collection Agencies – which agencies to register with and
This is a most important subject that virtually over a staggering
ninety five percent of emerging artists somehow do not properly
This is insane.
Royalty collection societies as they are called are set up
to collect payment from those businesses who are users of music
in a public place. This means public performance (live shows
and concerts) and broadcasting (radio and television) are the
main users. This is called performance and broadcast royalty
that is paid to the relevant collection societies who keep such
monies on account for distribution to their members –
writers, composers, artists’ and owners or managers of
copyright music. This includes you so it makes sense for you
to become a member of the relevant collection societies so you
can receive your share of royalties for the public performance
and broadcast of your music.