What's the Difference Between Songtrust and Sentric Publishing?

Songtrust is the premier music publishing administrator.

Songtrust is a global publishing administrator that collects your performance, mechanical, and YouTube composition royalties, and offers a suite of other advanced tools for handling your publishing catalog.

Sentric is a UK-based publishing administrator that similarly collects performance, mechanical, and YouTube composition royalties. Sentric also takes exclusive sync rights in their agreement. We require no sync rights, and you are free to procure placements as you please and keep 100% of any upfront fees you negotiate. 

 

Songtrust: 
  • Pricing: One-time, $100 registration fee. You keep 85% of publishing royalties earned around the world.
  • Royalty Collection Reach: 150+ countries and territories around the world, the largest collection network in the industry.
  • Royalty Types: Mechanical and performance.
  • Barrier to Entry: None - anyone who has released music can become a client of Songtrust. 
  • Collects from YouTube: Yes.
  • Minimum Term Length: One year.

Sentric: 

  • Pricing: They keep 20% of the music publishing royalties they collect.
  • Royalty Collection Reach: 120 territories.
  • Royalty Types: Mechanical and performance.
  • Barrier to Entry: None.
  • Collects from YouTube: Yes.
  • Minimum Term Length: 28-day rolling term.