Can music copyrights go too far? This one lyric may cost $300 million

Music copyright is a treacherous sea that even the most weathered of captains can have trouble navigating through. Is it too strict? The latest in big-name music lawsuits: Miley Cyrus is being sued for $300…

Music Copyrights: What different music licenses mean

Music licenses can be a complex matter and there are a lot of different types available that are worth understanding to ensure your music is protected correctly and that all artists earn their royalties fairly….

South Korean music services increase payments to artists

Artists and labels are going to be paid more for their music on South Korea’s mobile services with a new change to their royalty regulations. On Tuesday South Korea’s copyright royalty regulations changed to stipulate…

Japan protects artists with new 70 year Copyright laws

Japan have updated their copyright laws to protect intellectual property for up to 70 years following agreements with countries around the world. Japan have updated their copyright law to extend the copyright protection period from…

How to get my music on YouTube Content ID and make money

At RouteNote we offer free music distribution to the worlds favourite streaming services and stores. We also work with YouTube to protect your music and help you get paid in brand new ways. Find out…

Get money off cover song licenses this holiday season

You can save 15% off your cover song licensing fees this holidays with an exclusive coupon code at www.easysonglicensing.com. Use coupon code ‘WONDERLAND’ at the checkout to save 15% off your cover song licensing fees…

Banksy’s own video removed from his YouTube channel on “copyright grounds”

Banksy’s notorious painting shredding video caused a furore but the video that the famous artist shared of it is causing even more controversy as it was ripped off of Banksy’s own YouTube channel. Banksy is…

Groundbreaking deal licenses remixes on SoundCloud

Remixes will start making money on SoundCloud totally legally with a massive new deal between them and Dubset clearing licenses. SoundCloud has made a name as the online home for creators, producers, DJs, remixers and…

First music licensing reform in 20 years passed by senate

The US Senate have passed the contested Music Modernization Act signalling the first changes in music licensing laws for 20 years. The long-discussed and at times contentious Music Modernization Act has finally been passed by…

How to copyright your music

Copyright provides protection of ownership over your music and ensures if it’s stolen that you have the rights to defend your property. It’s important to understand copyright and how you can protect yours. Copyright gives…