Can You Collect My Royalties From Soundcloud?

It depends on a few things.

Whether or not you earn royalties from Soundcloud is conditional.

When you upload content to SoundCloud through its free service (a Basic account as opposed to a Pro or Pro Unlimited plan), royalties are not generated or collected.

Uploading music through a distributor or SoundCloud Premier is a different story; mechanical royalties are generated and collected by Songtrust automatically. Not all distributors work with SoundCloud, though, so you should contact yours directly and ask if they are able to get your music onto the platform.

Check out our complete list of global mechanical sources here.


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