The Most Common Types of Music Publishing Agreements Explained!

All music starts with a composition, which is one of the reasons why I love the area of music publishing. Despite the low streaming rates, there is still a lot of activity and money to be made on the publishing side of music. Whether you are a writer signing with …

Continue reading

Why Posting a Cover Song on YouTube is Copyright Infringement

by Erin M. Jacobson, Esq. New artists trying to get discovered will frequently cover famous songs and upload videos of them performing these songs on YouTube. Many artists do not realize that without securing the proper permissions, posting a cover song on YouTube is actually copyright infringement. User-generated cover song …

Continue reading