Creator & Publisher FAQs
Are you a current or prospective member of AllTrack? We’ve compiled answers to your FAQs.
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What does AllTrack Performing Rights do for music creators and publishers?
Will AllTrack promote my music?
Will AllTrack get my music into film, TV or streaming video programming (i.e. sync licensing)?
How is AllTrack involved in the independent music business community?
Does AllTrack share my data with third parties?
Why is AllTrack the right PRO for independent creators?
How is AllTrack different from SoundExchange?
How do I get started with AllTrack?
How do I get paid by AllTrack?
Am I eligible for a free AllTrack account?
Should I signup with AllTrack under my legal name or my stage name?
Will I give up any ownership in my songs by registering with AllTrack?
I live outside of the United States, can I still join AllTrack as a creator and receive my royalties?
I’m a music producer, should I join AllTrack?
I’m part of a band/group, how can we join AllTrack?
Will my co-writers and producers also be paid by AllTrack?
I only perform cover songs, should I join AllTrack?
I’ve only just recently created my first song or produced my first beats, should I join AllTrack?
I’m already signed up with an indie distributor (DistroKid, CD Baby, TuneCore, etc.), should I also sign up with AllTrack? How is AllTrack different?
I am currently a member of another PRO, can I still join AllTrack?
If I switch to AllTrack from another PRO, can I move my existing song catalog to AllTrack?
Can I register with AllTrack as a music creator (i.e. songwriter) and a publisher?
If I register with AllTrack as a creator now, can I still register as a publisher later?
How does AllTrack work with my independent publishing administrator like CD Baby, SongTrust, Tunecore, Sentric and Vydia?
I’m more of a video creator who adds my own music to videos, rather than a traditional “music creator”. Should I join AllTrack?
Why does AllTrack require my SSN / Tax ID Number?
How frequently will I get paid by AllTrack?
If I register as a creator but not as a publisher, will I be missing out on any royalties?
Does it cost anything to receive my royalties from AllTrack?
When will I get paid by AllTrack?
Is there a minimum royalty distribution threshold?
Where do performance royalties come from?
How much will I get paid for songs that include arrangements or adaptions of public domain content?
How long does it take after reporting a Live Performance setlist to receive my royalties?
I found my music being used by a business, digital platform or at an event, how do I make sure I get paid for this usage?
Will I be paid royalties for a live show if I am also receiving promoter or gig fees for the same show?
As a music creator, why should I register my songs with AllTrack?
Why should I register to receive performing rights royalties?
When should I register my songs with AllTrack?
Can I register a song that has not been recorded yet?
How do I list a co-writer, producer, publisher, subpupblisher or administrator to a song registration?
I am a beatmaker, should I register my beats with AllTrack? Will you track uses of my beats?
What is the difference between registering a song with AllTrack and registering a song with a local country Copyright Office?
My song has one or more samples, can I still register it with AllTrack?
If I am an AllTrack creator and an AllTrack publisher, do I need to register the same song twice?
Do AllTrack co-writers need to register the same song in each of their accounts?
My songs are being performed by multiple artists, groups or bands, where can I report this in my AllTrack account?
Why are there songs in my account that I did not register?
Do I need to have an ISRC in order to register a song?
Can I register arrangements or adaptations of public domain works?
Do I need to submit sound recordings to register an account or register songs with AllTrack?
Why should I report my Live Performance setlists to AllTrack?
How do I report my Live Performance setlists to AllTrack?
What types of Live Performances can I report to AllTrack to receive royalties?
Can I also earn royalties for my livestream performances?
What is the deadline for reporting Live Performance setlists to AllTrack?
What if I just perform covers, can I still report my Live Performances?
A member of my group is also a member of AllTrack and registered our Live Performance, do I also need to register the same Live Performance?
I played a live performance for an educational purpose, should I still submit this performance?
What is a music publisher?
Am I eligible to setup a music publisher with AllTrack?
If I am an AllTrack creator, do I also need to also setup an AllTrack music publisher to receive the publisher's share of my performance royalties?
If I am an AllTrack creator, what are the benefits of setting up a music publisher?
Does it cost anything to setup a music publisher with AllTrack?
How are royalties split between music creators and music publishers?
Since a new music publisher requires a unique name, how will I know whether the name I choose is available?
How is AllTrack as a PRO different from a music publisher?
Can I setup a new publisher with AllTrack that is based outside of the United States?
Can I setup a music publisher account with AllTrack if I already have a music publisher account at another PRO?