WAMI was established in 2006 by major Indonesian music publishers. WAMI represents 1,100 local composers, 13 local publishers and two foreign publishers to administer, manage and distribute the collection of royalties derived from performing rights based on authorization given by its members. The royalty rates applied to users are subject to Value Added Tax, while the royalty rates received by composers are subject to Income Tax.
Information for WAMI was contributed by the CMO through Baker & McKenzie
User can not directly ask for the permission to the composer
+ Television Broadcasting
WAMI licenses TV stations to use its repertoire, comprising music composed by its members, for commercial use, e.g. to be used in TV programmes, including as a background music.
+ Radio Broadcasting
WAMI provide licenses radio stations to use its repertoire, comprising music composed by its members, for commercial use, e.g. to be used in radio programmes, as a jingle, commercials, background music, etc.
+ Online and Mobile Services
Under the license provided by WAMI, content providers are allowed to publish music composed by its members, e.g. for streaming purposes. As for cellular network providers, they are entitled to publish the music as ring tones.
+ Playing Content to the Public or Offering Content to the Public for Rent
WAMI provides licenses to cafes and restaurants to use music composed by its members as background music. As for karaoke clubs, WAMI provides licenses to use its repertoire.
+ Staging Live Events
Under the license provided by WAMI, restaurants, cafes or event organizer of live events are entitled to perform music composed by WAMI members at live events.