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Digital Royalties

Digital royalties are fees that service providers such as Pandora, SiriusXM and webcasters are required by law to pay for streaming musical content. These royalties are paid by the services to Performance Rights Organizations (PRO) and accompanied with playlists of all the recordings played by the service provider.

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Dividing Royalties

Under the law, 45 percent of performance royalties are paid directly to the featured artists on a recording, and 5 percent are paid to a fund for non-featured artists. The other 50 percent of the performance royalties are paid to the rights owner of the sound recording.

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Join BMI today.

BMI is dedicated to nurturing and maintaining relationships with music creators. We offer workshops and showcases for emerging talent and BMI awards for songwriters and publishers whose public performances are extensive. It's fast, easy and free to join. Songwriters, publishers and composers can simply click the button below, allowing BMI to represent your music. Join now!

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Join SOCAN today (Canadian Residence Only)

Foundation provides grants for Canadian music creators and publishers working to promote appreciation for Canadian music in today's society. Our grants support the spread of our music both within Canada and abroad, ensuring our voices are heard all over the world and in our own backyards. It's fast, easy and free to join. Songwriters, publishers, and composers can simply click the button below, allowing SOCAN to represent your music. Join now!

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