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How to Release a Cover Song Legally & Earn Royalties image
How to Release a Cover Song Legally & Earn Royalties

Here's a truth bomb: cover songs often outperform original music. Especially if you're a new and upcoming artist. People are more likely to stumble across your cover when searching for...

What is a Music NFT? How To Buy & Sell Them image
What is a Music NFT? How To Buy & Sell Them

NFTs are set to change not just the art and music industries, but every other industry too. That’s a bold statement, but once you understand the power of NFTs, you’ll soon see why they’ve been...

What are Performance Royalties? Explained for Musicians image
What are Performance Royalties? Explained for Musicians

Did you know you could be earning royalties every time you perform your original music live? Performing royalties (known as performing right royalties) are a useful but often overlooked source of...

What Are Mechanical Royalties? Explained for Musicians image
What Are Mechanical Royalties? Explained for Musicians

Are you claiming all the mechanical royalties you’re owed? If you’re not already working with a Music Publisher, chances are you’re missing out.Mechanical royalties are an all-too-often...

How To Claim & Edit Your Deezer Artist Profile image
How To Claim & Edit Your Deezer Artist Profile

Millions of music fans use Deezer over other established services like Spotify & Apple Music, so it’s important to understand how fans are interacting with your music on the platform.Backstage...

Releasing covers, remixes & samples: What music license do I need? image
Releasing covers, remixes & samples: What music license do I need?

Do you want to release a cover or remix of a song, or use samples in your latest track? We get a lot of questions regarding how artists can release covers, remixes and samples legally, so here's...