About TONO

About TONO

TONO is the Norwegian collection society/performing rights organisation and is owned and governed by its members: Composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers

TONO represents more than 34 000 rightsholders in Norway, as well as approximately 3 million songwriters from other countries

TONO collects and distributes performing rights royalties and mechanical rights royalties to individual rightsholders in Norway and abroad.

In addition to individual management contracts with approximately 34 000 rightsholders, TONO has reciprocal representation agreements with 74 foreign sister organisations. Thus, TONO manages a global repertoire of copyright-protected music on Norwegian territory.

TONO has transferred the management of its rightsholders’ audio recording rights to the Nordic Copyright Bureau (NCB) in Copenhagen, which is owned by the Nordic collective rights management organisations KODA (Denmark), STIM (Sweden), STEF (Iceland), Teosto (Finland) and TONO (Norway).

TONO is headquartered in Oslo at Tøyenbekken 21, 0134 Oslo.