100,000 worship songs, 250,000 churches. Providing worship licensing between artists, publishers and churches giving fair compensation for using worship songs. You can also find many songs in the public domain that you can use for free.
A volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the art and craft of creating original music. Through workshops with national artists, Monthly review meetings, Showcases, Networking, Songwriting Collaboration, Song Challenges, Radio and TV shows, Round Robin Jams and many more opportunities for all songwriters of any level. Highly recommended for any songwriter!
An extensive website with many resources for songwriters. Information on all aspects of songwriting, writing lyrics, contests, music composition, publishing and networking opportunities. SRN provides a wide range of tips and educational articles to help songwriters improve their craft, discover opportunities, find lyricists and co-writers.
Great teaching and coaching for Christian Songwriters. Listen to wonderful Podcast interviews with many National Christian artists. In person Bootcamps down in Nashville.
PROs: performing rights organizations
- ASCAP – A membership association of more than 470,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music.
- BMI – BMI is the bridge between songwriters and the businesses and organizations that want to play their music publicly.
- SESAC – SESAC is an invitation-only Performing Rights Organization that represents the world's top songwriters, composers and music publishers.
Chad Shank Director of education at Minnesota Association of Songwriters, teaches all aspects of Songwriting in a clear knowlegable way by asking questions of participants, great slide graphics and he also interviews many successful songwriters from all over the country. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
This website is a place where people can discover and appreciate Catholics songs both old and new. Top Catholic Songs helps Catholic songwriters, songleaders, catechists and group leaders with song selection, songwriting, do-it-yourself song notation (with Sibelius) and promotion. Catholic artists share talents, tips, influences, favorite songs or stories related to their journey in music.