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How To Set Up a Spotify Artist Account And Get It Running

1. Sign-up for an account with Spotify (this is free) and we’d suggest using the username you want as your artist name. ( )Don’t signup using FB, it will link your artist account to your personal Facebook account, which is fine when you are little but as you grow and …

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What Is the Difference Between Licensing and Distribution?

Choosing between licensing and distribution is a common challenge for many indie labels, especially when it comes to trying to get their albums out internationally. They each have their own benefits and drawbacks and can have a significant impact on your career.   What Is Licensing? Licensing is when another business, usually another …

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YouTube, YouTube Music: What’s the difference?

With the recent launch of YouTube Music, we now have four different YouTube apps. YouTube’s become so big — full of slay queens videos, music, let’s-plays, vlogs, comedy and much more — that it’s hard to find the specific videos you want. Each app has its own tricks and tools for the …

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Types of Music Licenses Every Musician Should Know

Music licenses are the primary way artists can receive royalties for their music, by giving legal permission to someone who’d like to use their work. In general, there are six types of licenses that someone can use for various purposes. They are: synchronization license, mechanical license, master license, public performance …

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PART TWO: What is Music Publishing and Licensing?

Music licensing is the commercial use of copyrighted music through an agreement called a music license. Music licensing agreements guarantee that a song’s copyright holders are paid for the use of their music in media like: Movies and Films TV Shows Video Games Online Video Ads That means an artist somewhere …

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PART ONE: What is Music Publishing and Licensing?

Music licensing and publishing are huge opportunities. Here’s what you need to know.No one buys albums any more. Digital music distribution has altered the way artists get paid. And smart music promotion, gigging and distribution are only part of being successful. The traditional revenue channels of yesterday (like physical album sales) are no longer the …

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