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SESAC Supports Songwriters, Composers, and Publishers

Why Do You Need a License?

SESAC is a Performing Rights Organization recognized by the U.S. Copyright office, and if your customers can hear music in your business, then you likely need to secure a music performance license.

  • It’s the law: U.S. Copyright Law requires a Public Performance License for the use of live and recorded music, TV, radio, or streaming music
  • Thousands of Businesses large and small license with us – and have for over 90 years
  • Customized Blanket Music Licenses created for your business needs
  • Over 1.5 million Songs from top-selling writers and composers

SESAC Classic Hits

SESAC Hits on the Charts

  • AMERIICAN REQUIEM - Beyonce
    AMERIICAN REQUIEM Beyonce
  • Made For Me - Muni Long
    Made For Me Muni Long
  • Lovin On Me - Jack Harlow
    Lovin On Me Jack Harlow
  • yes, and? - Ariana Grande
    yes, and? Ariana Grande
  • El Merengue - Manuel Turizo
    El Merengue Manuel Turizo
  • Unholy - Sam Smith ft Kim Petras
    Unholy Sam Smith ft Kim Petras
  • Super Freaky Girl - Nicki Minaj
    Super Freaky Girl Nicki Minaj
  • Vulgar - Sam Smith, Madonna
    Vulgar Sam Smith, Madonna
Glass Animals

Glass Animals

Glass Animals’ ’Heat Waves’ Is the No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 Song of 2022

“Heat Waves” took a record 59 weeks to hit No. 1 and logged an unprecedented 91 frames on the weekly Hot 100.

Burna Boy’s Mom, Bose Ogulu, Named Manager of the Year at 2022 Artist & Manager Awards

Christian Nodal and Christina Aguilera Team Up For A Powerful Performance Of “Cuando Me Dé la Gana” at Latin GRAMMYs

Headlines

Josh Hoge and Christian Stalnecker win Song of the Year at the 2023 Nashville Music Awards for “Thank God” recoreded by Kane and Katelyn Brown
Yahritza Martinez wins Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year at 2023 SESAC Latina Music Awards
Bryan-Michael Cox presented with Icon Award at SESAC Music Awards 2022

Recognizing the Extraordinary Talents of Our Affiliates

SESAC is proud to recognize our talented affiliates across a variety of genres with our annual awards events.

SESAC Behind The Screens

  • Behind the Screens with Christophe Beck

    Christophe Beck talks about how he takes an idea from start to finish and what his instrument of choice is.

  • John Ehrlich Talks Scoring ‘Goliath’ TV Series

    Composer Jon Ehrlich explains how sometimes a score can stand alone for a TV series like he did for ‘Goliath’.

  • Behind the Screens with Andy Grush of The Newton Brothers

    Andy Grush talks about how he got his start in composing all the way to how he ended up with an acting role in Netflix’s ‘Midnight Mass’.

What I love most about SESAC Latina, in addition to always being available for me when I call, is the relationship and the personal attention they give to me, and my career. SESAC is the best! Nicky Jam
SESAC feels like home to me. Their doors have always been open, long before I had any cuts or won any awards in Nashville, and I’m always so proud to say I’m a SESAC writer. Jenee Fleenor
SESAC has been an invaluable ally supporting my vision as a performer and songwriter for many years. I couldn’t ask for a better partner to represent my repertory and am honored to be a part of the SESAC family. Nikki Sixx

By Licensing With Us You Support the Creative Community

See what our affiliates are saying about SESAC

SESAC in Film & TV

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    Christophe Beck
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    Christophe Beck

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    Gabriel Mann
    Composer:

    Gabriel Mann

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    Guillermo Brown
    Composer:

    Guillermo Brown

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    Danny Lux
    Composer:

    Danny Lux

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    John Swihart
    Composer:

    John Swihart

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2023 GRAMMY® Nominee Spotlight

Read more about our affiliates who are nominated for 2023 GRAMMYs®

SESAC Scores:

The Beck Diversity Project

Is committed to creating opportunities for under-represented composers to contribute to and advance the field of film and television composing.

Commonly Asked Questions

  • How Do I Become an Affiliate?

    SESAC is an invitation-only company, so the best route is to have your representative(s) (lawyer, manager, agent, etc.) contact us on your behalf. SESAC does not accept unsolicited submission.

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  • Where Can I Get a License?

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