CD Baby Pro Publishing Administration makes music publishing easy for independent songwriters. Gone are the headaches of trying to figure this out for yourself. CD Baby Pro Publishing gives you a convenient way to collect publishing royalties from all over the world.
When you sign up for CD Baby Pro Publishing Administration, we will:
- Affiliate you as a songwriter with a Performing Rights Organization (P.R.O.) in the US (ASCAP, BMI) and Canada (SOCAN); administer your existing P.R.O. affiliation; or guide you to your country's P.R.O. membership application
- Register your songs with royalty collection societies around the world
- Register your works with the Mechanical Licensing Collective and collect mechanical royalties from streaming through the MLC on your behalf
- Collect all the performance royalties you’re owed worldwide
- Collect all your worldwide mechanical royalties (for streams and international downloads), which Performing Rights Organizations do NOT collect
Sign-up for CD Baby Pro Publishing Administration to get your money for:
- All mechanical royalties from Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming sites. These are generated from every single stream.
- All international mechanical royalties from download stores like iTunes. These are generated from every single sale.
- All performance royalties from streaming services (like Spotify), radio, TV, live concert performances and much more.
- Global YouTube publishing administration for any video on YouTube that contains your music.
- Hundreds of other sources of songwriting and publishing royalties from around the world.
What if I'm already with a performing arts organization, can you help me then too? Yep! Check out this article for more information on that.
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