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

Understand our role

Our
members and our clients

More than 161,000 creators and publishers,

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

Learn about members’ services

More than 500,000 clients

worldwide use more than 118 million works.
 

Learn about clients’ benefits

SACEM
INNOVATION

SACEM supports creation actively and sustainably. With our experience and unequalled expertise in collective management, we invest in projects and partnerships to develop innovative solutions and services.

Open Innovation at SACEM means:

Innovative applications to identify how our repertoire is used, support and facilitate clients’ procedures, distribute royalties accurately and improve services to our members.

Partnerships with international technology groups, authors’ societies, start-ups, research centres and institutions of higher learning (Grandes Écoles).

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