Music creators – Become a member and profit
We ensure fair pay
From application to pay-out
1. Become a member
Use the live slider to determine whether it’s worth for you to become a member. Then submit the membership application
2. Submit your work notifications
After successful admission, you can register your works digitally. If your music is played, you will get paid.
3. Receive money
What you ought to know as a member
Just do everything online
At a glance: all membership forms
My financial details
Find out which information is contained in your membership account and how to correctly use the related online service in the Online Portal.
The most important questions from our community
Which rights do I assign to GEMA with the Deed of Assignment?
You assign to us as a trustee all rights in your works you are currently entitled to and those accruing, devolving, redevolving to you or otherwise acquired by you during the term of this Deed ...
Are my works protected by a GEMA membership?
No, the protection of your works is granted by the German Copyright Act, without you having to fulfil specific formalities such as a GEMA membership or a work declaration ...
Where can I view details on my pay-out?
You can access detailed breakdowns (individual statements and usage statements) in the free online service GEMA download. If you do not have access to the service yet, apply for an activation ...
How do I grant someone an authorization?
You are a GEMA member and wish to authorise someone to represent you vis-a-vis GEMA? Please use the GEMA power of attorney for members ...
How does GEMA membership come about?
Once you have completed the admission procedure, membership is achieved by concluding a so-called Deed of Assignment. By signing the latter ...
When does GEMA membership make sense for me?
We always look forward to welcoming new members. Before you decided to become a member, you should ensure that a membership makes economic ...