Sacem
in a nutshell

Since 1851

SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music) is a non-profit non-trading entity owned and managed by its members according to the business model of a cooperative.

To guarantee authors’ intellectual property rights over their works, SACEM collects and distributes royalties, thereby playing a crucial economic role to preserve musical creation.

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Sacem:
three basic values

SACEM offers the same services to every one of its members, without distinction:

collecting
& distributing

royalties

promoting
& supporting

creators

defending
& protecting

our members and authors’ rights

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Our
members and our clients

More than 196,700 creators and publishers,

in France and worldwide, trust SACEM to protect their works and to support them in their projects.

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More than 375,000 clients

worldwide use more than 166 million works.
 

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SACEM
INNOVATION

Since its creation, Sacem has always been able to anticipate changes in the way music is consumed and created. Its ability to adapt has enabled Sacem to become a world leader among authors' societies and an innovative player in its sector. Sacem Lab is a space where creators, innovators and other team members shape the collective management of tomorrow.

Together, we aim to seize the opportunities digital technology offers to build value for creators and their works, and make collective management an increasingly stronger model in the face of today's major challenges.

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