Stem processes payments for master (sound recording) contracts on the 15th of every month. Once we process these, please allow for an additional 3-5 business days for the payment to hit your PayPal or bank account. For a list of upcoming master payment dates, please see our FAQ.
Stem admins mechanical royalties (composition) from digital downloads in the U.S. and pays them to songwriters and publishers directly on the first business day of each quarter (if we have successfully verified the shares). For a list of upcoming mechanical royalty payment dates, please see our FAQ.