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Please take a look at the membership requirements stated below of our Voting, Associate and Student members to see which membership type is most suitable for you. Our online membership form is available here.


This classification is for:

Creative and technical professionals who qualify based
on the categories of eligibility below

The following categories are criteria for Voting  Membership. Members who are Citizens or Permanent Residents residing in an Asia-Pacific country and has met either points (i) or (ii) and at least one of points (iii), (iv), (v) or (vi) of the voting criteria set by AAMAS below.

i) Recordings Released Online Only

• Commercial recordings/works released in Asia-Pacific through recognised online music retailers.

• At least six qualifying digital tracks are required or an equivalent duration of content.

• One qualifying track must have been released within the last five years of receipt of application.

• All releases must be currently available for purchase through recognised online music retailers.

• All recordings must be accompanied by verifiable documentation, e.g. liner notes,

ii) Recordings Released Through Physical Distribution:

• Recordings commercially released in Asia-Pacific through physical distribution outlets.

• At least six physical tracks or an equivalent duration of content.

• One qualifying track must have been released within the last five years of receipt of application.

• All qualifying tracks must be currently available for sale through physical music retailers.

• All recordings must be accompanied by verifiable documentation, e.g. liner notes,

iii) Recordings Broadcasted:

• LIVE/recorded performances on broadcast mediums (TV, radio, etc.).

iv) Award Nomination:

• If you were nominated for any music awards within the last five years.

v) A member of a national royalties collection agency. 

• E.g. Composers & Authors Society of Singapore Ltd, Music Authors’ Copyright Protection (MACP) Berhad, Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc., APRA AMCOS etc.

vi) Endorsement By The Academy Voting Members:

• Applicants who do not fully qualify in any of the above categories may request the necessary endorsement forms from the Membership department. (Please call +65 6521 9752 or email

• Applicants must be endorsed by two current Voting Members of Asian Academy of Music Arts & Sciences.

• Application will be reviewed by Membership department and may be sent to a regional committee for additional review. Eligibility may be subject to career substantiation through the following documentation. The Academy recommends that applicants submit as many documentation as possible.


This classification is for:

Music industry professionals whose main business activity is directly related to recording, live performance

or in a music video industry.


Creative and/or technical professionals in the music industry who do not have the required credits or

documentation for Voting membership.


This classification is for:

Students who are currently pursuing academic and/or professional courses which are music related, with the intention of them eventually entering the Music industry as professionals.

Note: If you are applying as a Voting member, after completing the online form below, please send your supporting documents to Yogesh Mehta at approves membership at its sole discretion based on the assessment of the supporting materials submitted.

Once you have decided on the membership type that is most suitable for you, please fill up our online membership application form below.

Asian Academy of Music Arts & Sciences Membership Form

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