WHO ARE WE?

SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music) is at the heart of creation.
Learn more about our organisation and our story.

SACEM in a nutshell

155,260

creators

5,910

publishers

Authors, composers, publishers… SACEM represents and defends 161,000 members in France and worldwide and plays a crucial economic role to preserve musical creation. SACEM’s repertoire is the largest in the world.

Our values

SACEM is a non-profit non-trading entity owned and managed by its members.

Collecting
& distributing

royalties

Promoting
& supporting

creators

Defending
& protecting

our members and authors' rights

Our commitment

SACEM is structured on the model of a cooperative: a collective management organisation (CMO). Royalties from copyright/authors’ rights are authors and composers’ only source of revenue.

To guarantee authors’ intellectual property rights over their works, SACEM collects and distributes royalties.

SACEM
INNOVATION

Open Innovation at SACEM means technology and partnerships in the service of creation and creators’ and publishers’ rights.

The work is undertaken by combining:

Artificial
Intelligence

BIG DATA

Blockchain Technology

Predictive Analysis

DISCOVER THE INNOVATIONS

Our network

SACEM’s territorial presence is its most valuable asset, which guarantees fair, efficient royalty collections and close relations with clients and members in each and every region.

Our governance

SACEM is a non-profit non-trading entity owned and managed by its members: authors, composers and publishers of music.

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Run by its members since 1851, SACEM defends, protects and supports all authors, composers and publishers of music every day.

Statutes and general regulations

Discover SACEM’ Statutes and
General Regulations