Copyright Owners

If you’ve written a song (words or music) then you are by definition a copyright owner unless you give this right to someone on your behalf.

As a copyright owner you are entitled to receive payment if your work is reproduced by another person. Our aim at CCLI is to ensure that you are rewarded fairly for your creativity in a professional way. Read about what songwriters and publishers say about CCLI.

Protecting your work

For information on how to copyright protect work that you have created

Submitting a song

If your song is being played in other churches then you may want to register it with us

Owner agreements

As a copyright owner you may want to make your work available around the world


Find out what songwriters and publishers have said about CCLI

If you have any queries regarding your work please read the FAQs or contact us.