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BMI Member FAQs

FAQs: Royalties

How does BMI split royalties between songwriters and publishers?

Does BMI offer direct deposit?

What is the difference between performing right royalties, mechanical royalties and sync royalties?

How does BMI pay royalties?

What do I do if my song is being played on radio, TV or Internet?

What happens to royalty payments when a writer or publisher dies?

I found an old check. Can it still be deposited?

A distribution check was issued to my account but I still have not received it. What can I do?

My song has recently received airplay. When will I receive my performance royalties?

Can I direct deposit my royalties into a bank outside of the United States?

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