Music Business

Songtrust turns 10, expands royalty collection coverage to 98% of global music market

Songtrust is turning ten years old in 2021 representing 3 million songs by 350,000 songwriters from 145 countries.

Songtrust also announced that its Collections Network is increasing by 30 countries to 245 covering more than 98.3% of the global music market.

Royalties paid by Songtrust to its clients grew by more than 185% annually from 2019 to 2020.

More impressive Songtrust stats

  • Billboard Hot 100: Songtrust songwriters wrote for more than 50% of the artists on the 2020 Billboard Year-End Hot 100 Artists List.
  • 2020 NMPA Certifications: 40, up 344% from 2019.
  • 63rd GRAMMY Nominations: 14, up 133% from the 62nd GRAMMYs.
  • Spotify Playlists: Songtrust collects royalties for songs that can be found on more than 45% of Spotify Official Playlists.

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