The Music Policy Directory lists songs and their current policies set by the copyright holders. Policies displayed in the Music Policy Directory describe only what happens when you publish a video on YouTube that uses this music. Copyright holders decide if and how they want their music to be used on YouTube, so their copyright policy will affect whether and how your video is made available. If you use music listed in the Music Policy Directory, you may get a Content ID claim notifying you that you used copyrighted content. Note: Copyright holders can change their policies and issue copyright takedown notices under certain circumstances.
Get permission to use someone else's content
Can you use copyrighted music in your YouTube videos without getting a copyright strike, and can you monetize that content? We give you the info you need. Now a couple of things to say before we jump into this video, we apologize if there are any adverts - that doesn't usually happen with vidIQ but you're going to find out why very soon and we do apologize to our audience in Australia and New Zealand who might not be able to see this video above at all. Well I'm going to show you how. If you point your web browser to YouTube. If you use this song on a YouTube video, it will be viewable everywhere save for two countries. Those being Australia and New Zealand, hence my apology earlier on.
Consider Your Options
Choosing the right song for your videos can be the difference between mediocrity and stardom. Music plays a huge role in how viewers react to and enjoy visual content. A good song choice can add professionalism, humor, or emotion to whatever story or message your video tries to share. Understanding how to use music in YouTube videos is a simple step to raising the bar for your channel. That means you now have the job of tracking down songs that match with your videos and resonate with people who watch them. And once you find the right son, you then have to choose the music license for your project, give credit to the artist if necessary , pay royalties, and so on.
Copyright violations are very common on the Internet. Therefore, exercise caution when using music in your YouTube videos. Copyrighted work lose their copyright protection over a certain period of time and fall under the public domain.