Our Work

SoundExchange develops business solutions to benefit the entire music industry. The organization collects and distributes digital performance royalties on behalf of nearly 150,000 recording artists and master rights owners accounts and administers direct agreements on behalf of rights owners and licensees. To date, SoundExchange has paid out nearly $5 billion in royalties. SXWorks, a SoundExchange subsidiary, acquired the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA) which represents music publishers and administers the majority of songs recorded, sold and broadcast in Canada.

Quick Facts:

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3,000+

digital radio service licenses

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~150,000

registered recording artists and rights owner accounts

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27,950

new artists & record labels registered in 2016

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46

international performance rights agreements

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Tens of Millions

of lines of data reported monthly & processed through our system

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Nearly $5 Billion

distributed since inception