Single Song License Agreement

This is guaranteed by royalties. Here`s an example: Coca-Cola wants to allow your track for $US 5,000 to be used in one of its ads, and states that the song should not be used in a competitor`s ad. It`s extremely wide and can be almost anything (Coca-Cola owns a lot of other brands, even outside of drinks), so it`s very limited to the artist who concedes the track. I almost always ask that this language be removed or, if it is to remain, that the payment reflect the restriction. In other words, if you want this exclusive use for a year, you have to pay the artist for the possibilities that he may thus miss. A well-crafted music licensing agreement allowed musicians to get their hard-earned money into this murderous industry with immense competition and fewer opportunities to shine. The spread of consciousness could help to make urgency. The following points are important to make sure this doesn`t happen – this is a fairly simple aspect of the license, but it can have serious consequences if it`s not verified or fully understood…