What is a Mechanical royalty? Luke May 26, 2020 20:58 Updated Follow Mechanical royalties generally refer to 'sales' of a composition. Related articles Does Vocalizr notify my Royalty Association of any music I complete on the site? What is a Performance royalty? Who pays the royalties? When bidding on a Gig or Contest, what does the M & P stand for? What is a Contest? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.