Songtrust receives royalties according to individual societies' distribution schedules. Songtrust processes these royalties, and distributes them to your account on a quarterly basis.
Standard Royalty Quarters and Payments to Songtrust:
Songtrust Payout dates:
1Q royalties we payout on or before June 30th
2Q royalties we payout on or before Sept 30th
3Q royalties we payout on or before Dec 31st
4Q royalties we payout on or before March 31st
*It typically takes 9-12 months to receive your first royalty payment.
*BMI payments are only received 3 quarters of the year.
*Some royalties, such as those for audiovisual uses, are subject to separate distribution cycles (occur less frequently).
*Account adjustments do occur in some cases.