Can I Join if I Already Have a Publishing Deal?

Only if you have songs that aren't administered by that publishing deal.

When you join Songtrust, you're entering into an exclusive publishing administration agreement. If you have an existing publishing administration deal, you will need to check to see if the terms of that agreement would prohibit joining Songtrust.

Some people enter 'creative service only' deals, then use Songtrust for administration. This means that another company pitches their music, but Songtrust still collects on the backend.

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Interested in learning more? Check out our blog post, Music Publishing Administration 101.


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