Yes, with some exceptions.Some examples of songs that may be licensed: A song that was released at one point on iTunes and/or Amazon MP3. A song that appeared on a limited...Full article…
Do I Have to Purchase a Cover License Through DistroKid If I Already Have a License From Another Agency?
Yes.The reason is that we have no way of confirming that the original songwriter is getting paid their legally-required share--unless we're the ones paying them.Not opting cover...Full article…
Each time you upload a song to DistroKid, you'll see a checkbox to specify whether you wrote the song (an "original"), or someone else wrote it (a "cover"). There's a law in t...Full article…
DistroKid can help with covers. DistroKid cannot help with samples.What's the difference?Sampling Sampling is when you use the actual recording of another artist's performance. ...Full article…
No, sorry. Sound-a-likes--or cover versions, or tribute songs that sound verrry similar to the original--aren’t accepted by stores.Stores may also reject cover songs that too-cl...Full article…
Yes! Just log in to your account and go to Settings (gear in upper right) > Cover Song Licenses.Full article…
Any Song or Musical Work Published in 1922 or earlier is in the Public Domain in the USA. As long as there is no current copyright on the original work, it's probably OK, but pu...Full article…
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