Let’s Talk About Music Licensing

SongSmith

violin-1461046_1920If you’re new to the world of making music, licensing could be a bit confusing for you. However, not only is it important at the music creator level, it is also pivotal to how the entire industry is run.

In recent times, the issue of who has the rights to use music and for what purposes has been a major talking point for many people, including music creators, artists, and the consuming public. Access to music has been reduced to having an internet connection and a mobile device nowadays, which makes music licensing more important than ever before.

If you’re thinking about getting your first song published, there are a few things you need to know about music licensing to ensure you put yourself in the best position to earn from what you’ve created. First, let’s look at what music licensing is at its core.

What is Licensing?

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About Eva Blaskovic

I am a multi-genre author of literary fiction and fantasy, and writer of non-fiction articles on parenting, writing, education, health, and travel. My background encompasses both the sciences and the arts. I teach at a specialized clinic for learning difficulties and mentor young authors. In addition to writing and teaching, my passions are weather, Indian food, gardening, and music. I have played eight musical instruments and spent many years immersed in taekwondo and karate. In my youth, I was an avid canoeist. I was born in Prague, Czech Republic, grew up in Ontario, Canada, and moved to Alberta in 1988, where I raised four children.
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