The Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music (SACEM) aims to represent and defend its members’ interests in view of promoting musical creation in all its forms.
Its key mission is to collect royalties and distribute them to authors, composers and publishers whose works are disseminated or reproduced.
A private organization, SACEM is a non-profit entity managed by creators and publishers of music elected to its Board of Directors. It has 164,840 members, including 20,012 creators from outside France (3,830 new members in 2017) and represents over 121 million works from the global repertoire. In 2017, SACEM distributed royalties to 300,000 authors, composers and publishers worldwide for than 2.4 million works, including mandates and partnerships.