Does my song have to be released by a record label for me to receive payment from STIM when the music is played on YouTube?
Youtube and remuneration from STIM
STIM's deal with Youtube means that music creators affiliated with STIM may get payed when their music is played by Youtube users in Europe.
Pay per stream values for online and broadcasting in December 2019
When your music is played on radio and TV, you get reimbursement from STIM for every aired minute. For streaming services you will receive a fixed amount when your song has been played for at least 30 seconds.