Collect Music Royalties with SACEM

The Society of Authors, Composer and Publishers of Music (SACEM) is a non-profit non-trading entity owned and managed by its members. SACEM collects and distributes royalties on behalf of its clients, thus guaranteeing the authors’ intellectual property rights over their works. SACEM plays a crucial economic role in preserving musical creation and public use in France.

Leadership

Jean-Noel Tronc

Chief Executive Officer

Location

France

Founded

1851

NUMBER OF MEMBERS

169,400

Types of Royalties

Performance

Contact

225 avenue Charles de Gaulle
92528 Neuilly sur Seine Cedex

What is Music Publishing?

Music Publishing is the business of protecting and promoting song copyrights and collecting the royalties that these copyrights generate. Think of a song as intellectual property (it's an original piece of art!), and music publishing as the business that makes sure that songwriters get paid a fair compensation when their intellectual property is used by companies. Those companies could be record labels (mechanical royalties), radio stations, bars, and restaurants (performance royalties), or film studios and advertising agencies (sync license fees), and many more.