Who needs to become a Member
Anyone who is entitled to receive digital audio mechanical royalties in the United States will need to become a "Member" of The MLC. This will include music publishers, administrators, ex-U.S. collective management organizations, and self-administered songwriters, composers, and lyricists. Becoming a "Member" of The MLC is how you Connect to Collect your digital audio mechanical royalties from The MLC. By law, The MLC's services will be free for all of its Members. We have created a number of resources to help you navigate the process of becoming a Member.
The MLC Membership Quick Guide
Click here to check out our Membership Quick Guide, designed to help you select the right type of user account.