From us all at Buma/Stemra…

23 December 2022

We wish you a very merry Christmas and a musical, successful and healthy 2023!

Christmas music in 2022

23 December 2022

Fewer and later Christmas hits on the radio, Nielson scores biggest Dutch Christmas hit Christmas 2022 is just around the corner. Traditionally, radio stations adjust their programming and choice of music to the time of year. Music copyright organisation Buma/Stemra and media monitor for the music industry SoundAware have mapped the figures, hits and trends…

Please submit your Citizen Service Number

31 October 2022

Composers and authors affiliated to Buma/Stemra have received notice from Buma/Stemra about new legislation in the submission of data to the tax authorities. This new legislation requires Buma/Stemra to pass on Citizen Service Numbers (BSN) to the tax authorities by January 31, 2023 at the latest. This obligation concerns only composers and authors and does not…

Telephone availability team Member Services

7 September 2022

Until the end of this year, the Member Services team will be available by phone in a slightly shorter period than usual. On working days we can be reached between 11:00 and 16:00. Our apologies for the inconvenience. Of course, you can send an email to at any time!  

Maintenance 30th+31st of July: Portal temporarily not available

27 July 2022

In order to provide you with the best possible service, major maintenance is planned on the Buma/Stemra portal and Title Catalog, from Saturday morning July 30, 08:00 to Sunday evening July 31, 23:00. During this maintenance, the Buma/Stemra portal and the title catalog will not be available. MyBumaStemra will still be available. Thank you for…

MijnBumaStemra is not available at the moment

22 June 2022

MyBumaStemra is not available at the moment. We are working hard to resolve this. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Telephony malfunction

1 June 2022

At the moment, we are not available by phone due to a technical malfunction. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Technical issue MijnBumaStemra

31 May 2022

At this moment there is a technical issue with MijnBumaStemra. We are working hard to solve this as soon as possible. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

Maintenance as of 25 May and availability 27 May

20 May 2022

On Friday 27 May Buma/Stemra will not be available. From Wednesday 25 May from 18:00 to Monday 30 May around 07:00 our systems will be undergoing maintenance. During this period the publishers’ portal and the titlecatalogue will not be available. In MijnBumaStemra you will not be able to view any work information. We advise you…

Buma/Stemra suspends payments to Russia

2 May 2022

Buma/Stemra has just informed the Russian collecting society RAO that it is suspending all payments to the organisation due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Buma/Stemra condemns Russia’s attack on freedom and human rights in Ukraine and supports its colleagues and partners in Ukraine. Bernard Kobes, CEO Buma/Stemra: “This is a difficult decision because we are…