When you write original music and register the copyrights correctly and comprehensively, you will be able to start collecting royalties on that music in the following forms:

  1. Public Performance Royalties - Generated from the public performance of your song (such as a live performance or radio broadcast)
  2. Mechanical Royalties - Generated from the copying of your song (such as CD's and digital downloads).
  3. Sync Royalties - Generated from your song being paired with video or motion picture. 
  4. Foreign Sub-Publishing - Generated from sources outside your country.
  5. Printed Music Royalties - Generated from printed sheet music. 

Note - Streams on platforms such as Spotify and Apple Music generate both mechanical and performance royalties.

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