If I gave up My Publishing share to Another Publisher, can I still add that song into My Songtrust Account to Collect My Writer's Share?

No - You cannot add that song into your Songtrust account.

Songtrust only collects on behalf of your publishers' share, thus if another publisher has already been assigned the right to collect your publishing on your behalf, we cannot also collect on it. This is a direct conflict with your current agreement with that publisher. Your writer's share for performance royalties gets paid to you directly from your Performing Rights Organization (PRO), it does not come through us.

Interested in learning more? Check out our blog post, Songwriting Royalties Explained: Writers vs Publishers Share.

 

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