|Helping Songwriters & Lyricists Succeed in the Music Industry
|Here's How Your Songs & Lyrics Earn Royalties
|Turn Your Songwriting Talent into Royalty Checks and Income
Royalties are how songwriters
and lyric writers get paid.
When songs are sold,
downloaded or played in public,
Rights Organizations collect
licensing fees from retailers that
sold the song, and the radio
stations and public venues
where the song was played or
performed. The Rights
organizations then pay a
licensing fee to music
publishers, who then pay the
songwriters and lyricists.
Songwriters and lyricists can
collect songwriting royalties for
many years, from just one hit
song - even one that achieves
1. Performance Royalties are earned
when a song is played/performed in
public, such as radio, TV, or a concert.
2. Mechanical Royalties are earned
when a recorded version of a song is
sold or downloaded in any form
3. Printed Edition Royalties are
earned when a printed version of a
song is sold, such as sheet music.
4. Foreign Royalties are earned for
songs played overseas.
|Here are the 4 Ways that Songs
and Lyrics Can Earn Royalties:
|The Songwriter's Guide to