Songtrust is a global music royalty collection and publishing administration company headquartered in the United States.
The company enables over 350,000 songwriters, producers, and other rightsholders to collect their publishing royalties worldwide for over 3m copyrights.
Songtrust also provides publishing royalty collection solutions for corporate clients including CD Baby, Distrokid, Downtown Music Publishing, Secretly Publishing, Sub Pop Publishing, and Trap Nations’ label LOWLY.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in New York City, Songtrust has relationships with 60+ performance, mechanical, and digital societies globally covering 245 territories.
Songtrust is owned by Downtown Music Holdings.
Appointment of Molly Neuman
In October 2019, Downtown Music Holdings announced that Molly Neuman had been appointed President of Songtrust.
Prior to joining Songtrust, Neuman was Head of Music at Kickstarter and Interim President and Vice President of the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM).
Downtown CEO, Justin Kalifowitz, said: ”
Justin Kalifowitz said: “Molly’s leadership has been an essential element in Songtrust’s tremendous growth over the past two years.
“She is genuinely invested in the success of our songwriters and publisher clients, having been both herself, and is driven to help achieve Songtrust’s goals of delivering equity and innovation to the music rights ecosystem.”Music Business Worldwide