We take care of your royalties
You compose and/or write songs, you arrange or edit musical works and you want to earn money (royalties) when your work is performed, broadcasted, physically sold, streamed, etc?
You are founder of a music publishing house and want to earn money (royalties) for the use of the musical works you publish?
Then AKM and austro mechana are the right partner for you — we look after your royalties.
More than 27,000 composers, songwriters and music publishers trust in AKM and austro mechana when it comes to the administration of their musical rights. We act as trustee and we are not profit oriented.
We administer the exploitation rights of our members not only in Austria but almost all over the world through reciprocal agreements with foreign sister societies.
We offer a high level of service to our customers.
Besides our main purpose, the licensing and settlement of royalties, we fulfil social and cultural tasks in favour of our members. We provide social grants to our members according to our guidelines and support Austrian musical creations.