How to Copyright a Song?

Answer Under international law (the Berne Convention), copyright is the automatic right of the creator of the work. This means that copyright exists as soon as you have a tangible version of the music, su... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Copyright a Song

How much is a song copyright?

In 2009, a song copyright cost $35 when filed online with the U.S. Copyright Office, regardless of whether it is submitted in audio or text form. Payment can be made through credit or debit card or... Read More »

How would I be able to use a song without getting a copyright strike?

Depends. If you plan on making a profit (or any money at all) from the video, then you'll need to contact the artist.If you just wanna upload it to YouTube, you'll be fine.

How to check if a song's copyright?

Look at the date. If it's earlier than 50 years ago, and published in a country other than the USA, then it MIGHT not be copyrighted, otherwise it is. Pretty simple.

How to Register a Copyright for a Song?

Lyrics are an expression of your personal creativity. When you place your thoughts and personal expressions on paper to create a song, your own personal creation belongs to you. To keep your artist... Read More »