10 Facts about Music Licensing

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http://www.ricall.com| Do you need to get the license of a song to use commercially or privately? Check out what you may not know about licensing and how to acquire the necessary licenses.

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10 Facts about Music Licensing:

10 Facts about Music Licensing

Licensing Can Be a Nightmare :

Licensing Can Be a Nightmare Getting all of the music licenses you need for a project can be a nightmare… However, the music licensing process is necessary in order to avoid copyright infringement . Since the average person can become easily confused navigating the world of music licensing, check out these MUST KNOW facts:

You Need Two Licenses to Get Started :

You Need Two Licenses to Get Started To get started, you need to have two different licenses to technically have the rights to the music . The licenses are for composition and recording . Composition licenses allow you to use the actual lyrics of the song and the recording license will allow you to use the recorded music from a specific artist.

Then You Need More Licenses:

Then You Need More Licenses After you receive the two initial licenses… Other licenses you will need are: Public Performance Rights License Master Use License Synchronization License Transcription License

A License is Required Every Time You Use a Song:

A License is Required Every Time You Use a Song Some reasons why people need music licenses are: To use music for corporate videos To use music for non-profit videos To use music for wedding videos To use music for restaurants You need a license every time you use a song

Each License Comes with A Different Fee:

Each License Comes with A Different Fee Depending on what license you need, there will be different fees for the music you use. For example, if you want to use music on a radio program, you will need a recording and composition license in addition to a transcription license. This is because you are not going to use a visual, so you don’t have to pay for a synchronization license which is for music and a visual.

You Need Help Buying a License :

You Need Help Buying a License When buying a license, you need a bit of help. It is NOT very easy to purchase music from a major record label or publishing company. You need to purchase the licenses from a music licensing company, like Ricall.

You Should Always Attain a License:

You Should Always Attain a License NEVER try to use music without a license unless you are absolutely sure that it is public domain. It’s easy to be charged with copyright infringement if you don’t have all the necessary licenses you need to use copyrighted music. Always ensure that you have the proper documentation every time you need to use a song for a project.

Start Researching Your License Needs Today:

Start Researching Your License Needs Today Check out Ricall’s extensive library of music licenses and research. Choose from pre-priced and cleared songs OR L ook for music and get a quote on licensing prices.

About Us:

About Us General Enquiries: info@ricall.com Music Research: research@ricall.com Sales: sales@ricall.com Technical Support: techsupport@ricall.com Ricall Limited 11 Denmark Street, London, WC2H 8LS United Kingdom   Phone: +44 (0) 207 592 1710 Founded in 1998, Ricall Music Licensing is the largest online music licensing and research company for both professional and express licensing services.

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Presentation Summary:

Presentation Summary Do you need to get the license of a song to use commercially or privately? Check out what you may not know about licensing and how to acquire the necessary licenses.

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