Do you need to COPYRIGHT your music?

Do you need your formally COPYRIGHT your music? And if you don’t, how do you protect yourself and your music? In this video, I let you know.

⏰ Time Stamps:
00:00 Intro
00:28 Do you need for formally copyright your own music?
01:00 How to protect your music from being stolen by others
03:12 How do you collect royalties from your song (streaming and stores)
04:16 How do you collect royalites from radio, public performances etc (BMI/ASCAP, APRA AMCOS, PRS)
05:08 Cover songs – how to cover songs and how to manage when others cover your songs
06:14 Can you sample audio from another song?
07:23 YouTube Content ID – how does this work?

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