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When Does Songtrust Pay Royalties?
Royalties are paid out quarterly.
Songtrust receives royalties according to individual societies' distribution schedules. Songtrust processes these royalties, and distributes them to your account on a quarterly basis.
Standard Royalty Quarters and Payments to Songtrust
(Similar to Writer Royalty Distribution Schedule)
Songtrust Publishing Royalty Payout dates to clients
1Q: Last week of June*
2Q: Last week of September*
3Q: Last week of December*
4Q: Last week of March*
*If you're interested in requesting an Express Royalty Payment, please fill out our Express Royalty Payment form.
*It typically takes 9-12 months to receive your first royalty payment.
*BMI payments are only received 3 quarters of the year.
*Some royalties, such as those for audiovisual uses, are subject to separate distribution cycles (occur less frequently).
*Account adjustments do occur in some cases.