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Performing Rights Organisations Worldwide

With any music, including royalty free music, public performances must be notified to your local Performance Rights society. You can usually do this through the broadcaster who's transmitting your production (by giving them a cue sheet), or you may contact them directly. If you aren't sure what a "public performance" is, ask your local society - basically if the public can hear the music, then it usually counts as a "performance" but there are different interpretations around the world. Follow the link to your local Performance Rights Organisation to check their local terms if you are unsure. Links are provided below for each country.

Performing Rights Collection Agencies

Argentina SADAIC
Australia APRA
Austria AKM

Belgium SABAM
Brazil UBC
Bulgaria Musicautor
Canada SOCAN
Chile SCD
Colombia SAYCO
Croatia HDS

Czech Republic OSA
Denmark KODA
Estonia EAÜ
Finland TEOSTO

Greece AE
France SACEM
Germany GEMA
Hong Kong CASH
Hungary Artisjus
Iceland STEF
India IPRS
Ireland IMRO
Israel ACUM
Italy SIAE
Japan JASRAC
Lithuania LATGA-A

Malaysia MACP
Mexico SACM

Netherlands BUMA
New Zealand APRA
Norway TONO
Poland ZAIKS
Portugal SPA
Russia RAO
Singapore COMPASS
South Africa SAMRO

Spain SGAE

Sweden STIM
Switzerland SUISA
Trinidad & Tobago COTT
Turkey MESAM

United Kingdom PRS

Uruguay AGADU
USA ASCAP , BMI , SESAC

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