Who can join

Any independent master rights owner or representative can apply to join if they fulfil the Merlin Membership Criteria.

Merlin member companies will generally be recorded music labels or distributors first and foremost or control a catalogue of recordings that are already (or are ready to be) exploited across a wide range of existing digital music platforms.

Please note that in order to participate in Merlin’s commercial activities, you will need to have an existing professional delivery solution capable of supplying your content to digital music services.

Members are able to participate in (and will receive details of) Merlin's activities to the extent that they control necessary rights.