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General Topics
  • What is Auddly?

    Auddly is a song data hub for songwriters, music producers and music companies, letting them to easily collect and manage their song data in one place. Our goal is to let music creators focus entirely on their music, while at the same time reduce the amount of time music companies spend searching for correct data. In Auddly, sharing all info connected to their songs to music companies and collecting societies is smooth and leads to correct payments and credits for everyone involved.


    Auddly is co-founded by Max Martin, Björn Ulvaeus of ABBA and Ash Pournouri – former Avicii manager.

  • How do I, as a music creator, use Auddly?

    You can invite co-creators to your songs, write lyrics, make digital song splits and upload and share audio files such as memos, demos and finished versions. By doing this, you’re in sync with your co-writers and the music companies you’re connected to.

  • What’s in it for the music creators?

    We let music creators collect and organize their songs in Auddly. Creators collect essential info necessary for music companies to make correct registrations of songs with the collecting societies.


    Music creators and music companies that are connected to each other can use Auddly to collect and organize songs and the data connected to them. Both creators and music companies will save loads of time and increase their chances to receive more accurate royalty payments by having the info constantly at hand.

  • Who uses Auddly?

    Auddly is primarily used by songwriters, music producers and musicians. Our users are both established, upcoming and (yet) unknown creators. A variety of music companies, including publishers, managements and collecting societies around the world use Auddly as a source for data connected to their creators’ songs. Auddly is not a social network and it’s purpose is not to find new collaborators.

  • What does it cost?

    Auddly is and will always be free for music creators. We don’t take any percentage of their works or recordings. For business pricing model, see our ‘Business‘ section.

  • How does Auddly work compared to a collecting society?

    Auddly’s not to be compared with a collecting society. Auddly does work closely with a number of different collecting societies, including ASCAP in the US, PRS for Music in the UK and STIM in Sweden, to name a few. Auddly doesn’t distribute royalties or deal with copyright issues. 

  • Is Auddly a publishing company?

    No. Auddly is used by music companies (e.g. publishers and managers) as a source for data connected to their creators’ songs. When music creators use Auddly, essential song data is easy accessible to the connected music company.

  • On which devices can I use Auddly?

    The web solution is available to both creators and music companies (e.g. publishers and managers). Auddly for creators is available on iOS and Android. Auddly for business is currently only available on Android. The iOS version is on its way.

User questions
  • Why should I use Auddly if I already released my songs?

    First of all you’ll have it all in one place, which will come in handy in a scenario where you need the song info quickly and don’t want to spend time on searching for it in several places.


    Also, if you’re to be signed to another management or publishing company in the future, it will give them access to everything connected to the songs straight in Auddly.

  • How do I, as a music company, create an account?

    See our ‘Business section for info and how to contact us in order to set up an account. 

  • Is there a storage limit?

    At this time, there are no restrictions in the storage capacity and you will be able to upload as much material to your songs as you like.

  • Can I invite friends and co-workers to Auddly?

    Yes. You can send email invites to co-creators, publishers and managers to any song you’re working on in Auddly.

  • Can I change a split agreement during or after a song is created?

    The split agreement can be modified by you or your co-creators at any time. When you’ve agreed on a split, you can print the split sheet as a PDF document. Your publisher or manager can also generate a CWR file.

  • How do I delete a song?

    The way to delete a song is to leave it. You can do this from the context menu, to the right of the title in the songs list. The reason for not having a simple delete option is to avoid a scenario where someone deletes a song for someone else. By choosing to leave a song it will disappear from your song list but stay in your co-writers’.


    If you decide to leave a song, you won’t be able to return unless you’re re-invited by another creator. Leaving a song in which you’re the only creator deletes the song completely.

  • What’s public and private in Auddly?

    If an audio file in a song is set to private, it will only be visible to you. You can change this to public at any time. Public means it will be visible and accessible to your co-creators + their and your managers/publishers – not the world.


    The only creators without access to any audio files and other info, are users with musician as their sole role.

  • What happens to my personal information when I register with Auddly?

    Auddly does not show your information to any external parties. It is only your stage name that is visible to your co-creators. They are able to generate split sheets with your name and IPI.

  • Does Auddly take or use my personal information, songs or files?

    No. You own all the content you provide in connection with the service and Auddly does not own any rights in or to your content.

  • What happens to the audio files that I upload?

    The audio files you upload in Auddly are visible to your co-creators (songwriters and producers). If an audio file in a song is set to private, it will only be visible to you. You can change this to public at any time. Public means it will be visible to your co-creators, not the world. Musicians who are invited to a song can only see the title of it and basic info in the song list overview.

  • I forgot my password

    If you forgot your password, simply press “forgot your password?” and type your email address. You’ll receive a link in your email inbox, with which you can reset your password.

  • IPI Verification

    Auddly is improving the quality of metadata to make accurate registrations. An important part of this is to verify the IPI number for each user towards the associated collecting society. Our system doesn’t request any information from the society, all the information originates from the user and query the society to verify its authenticity.


    We’re constantly working on getting more collecting societies connected to Auddly. Today, the ones connected are: STIM, PRS for Music and ASCAP.


  • What happens to the song splits in Auddly?

    The splits in Auddly are only visible to the song members with a songwriter role. When all members have accepted a split, you can use the information to register your songs with your collecting society.


    The splits in Auddly are 100% songwriter splits.

  • What’s an IPI number?

    Your IPI number is your unique identification number as a songwriter and/or publisher and is used to identify you as a rights holder. You get your IPI number from your PRO.


    How to set up your IPI in Auddly: 

  • What’s an IPN number?

    The IPN number is an identifier for the purpose of uniquely identifying performing artists or musicians whose performances are embodied in a recording. You get your IPN number from your Collective Management Organization (CMO), also known as PMO (Performers collective Management Organizations).

  • What’s a PRO/collecting society?

    A Performing Rights Organization (PRO) or collecting society collects performance royalties for composers and publishers. According to the Bern convention, the composer of a song has the right to receive composer royalties when the song is played in public. It’s the collecting societies’ main task to collect and distribute royalties from publicly performed works to the composers and publishers. 

  • What is a CMO/PMO?

    A Collective Management Organization (CMO) collects performance royalties for performing musicians and artists. According to the Rome convention, musicians and artists have the right to receive performance royalties when the song is played in public. It’s the CMO’s main task to collect and distribute performance royalties to its connected musicians and artists.

    PMO stands for Performers collective Management Organizations.

  • What’s an ISWC?

    ISWC stands for ”International Standard Work Code”, which is a unique identification number of a song. This code is used by collecting societies, radio stations and digital service providers (DSPs) to make sure that royalties are collected to copyright holders when their songs are played in public.

  • What’s an ISRC?

    ISRC stands for ”International Standard Recording Code” and is the identification number of the recording of a song, the ”master file”. ISRC is used by global organizations such as IFPI, the recording companies and the DSP’s.

Get the basics of Auddly, plus some neat tips and tricks
Set up an account
Set up your IPI number
Invite co-creators
Connect with a publisher/manager
Recording Ideas
Connect with a Songwriter
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