BMI Member FAQs

« Back to FAQs My song has recently received radio airplay. When will I receive my performance royalties?

BMI makes several radio distributions including feature commercial radio, short duration radio, college radio, and public radio. Each of these distributions are prepared differently, and you can find more details about each by accessing BMI’s Royalty Payment Manual through under the “How We Pay” link at the bottom of the page. Please note that radio distributions are made 6-8 months from the time the airplay occurs.

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