Recorded Artists Actors Performers is a not-for-profit organisation working on behalf of performers to ensure royalty payments owed are paid. As an organisation created by artists for artists, we pride ourselves on a fair, open and transparent service for both musicians and actors, protecting the property rights of our members.
R.A.A.P. stands to protect and support performer rights. We exist to collect and distribute performance royalties on behalf of artists and performers entitled to payment from publicly broadcast sound recordings, which they have contributed to, in Ireland and around the world.
Why Join R.A.A.P?
Whether you are a main artist or a session musician, any tracks that you have performed on which are broadcast on the radio or played in public, you are entitled to a royalty payment. In order to receive these payments, sign up to R.A.A.P. who will collect on your behalf. For information on who R.A.A.P. are and what we do see the About us section.
R.A.A.P. has collected and distributed performance royalties in excess of €85 million to more than 60,000 performers. We have agreements with over 42 territories globally which continues to grow. Some of the artists in our current member group include U2, The Frames, Bell X1, Sinead O’Connor, Clannad, Damien Rice and Lankum.
What do I need to join R.A.A.P?
Get in contact with us with us here and we’ll send you details on how to join RAAP, or alternatively, print off a copy of the membership form and a discography form and send completed documents to the below address:
15 Carysfort Avenue
+353 (1) 278 8724
Please note: You will need a copy of your photo ID e.g. Passport or Driving Licence to complete the application.