Songtrust has a direct agreement with YouTube to collect mechanical royalties in the US.  Mechanical royalties generated outside the US and performance royalties generated worldwide on YouTube are collected by the corresponding society in each territory (where Songtrust has registered your songs), then paid to Songtrust.

We deliver metadata to YouTube (the ISWC) that allows the international societies to match their data with ours and monetize anything we are, so that all uses of your music are being monetized in all applicable territories.

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