ABOUT BMI & ASCAP
BMI is a music performing rights organization and company that represents songwriters even if they also happen to be recording artists. They also collect money from people who use music in the course of their business and then pays that money to the writers and publishers of the songs they use.
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ASCAP is the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, a membership association of over 80,000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. ASCAP's function is to protect the rights of its members by licensing and paying royalties for the public performances of their copyrighted works.
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