Copyright, in Europe also called authors´rights, is designed to give rights owners, exclusive rights to their work and performances. Their economic and moral interests are thus safeguarded.
Would you like to start a service that provides downloadable songs? Do you want to create an app that contains music, start a podcast or publish music on your blog? For the composers to be compensated, you need a license from STIM.
Using music is beneficial
The days of radio domination are over. Most businesses today use music in a more deliberate manner. No matter if you have a shop or a clinic, considering your choice of music will serve you well.
More about music reporting
To receive the royalties you are entitled to, you must register all public performances and concerts with STIM, so make sure you've made a note of what songs were played at each performance.
Report live shows
Creators are entitled to royalties when their music is played live. STIM needs to be informed of which music has been played in order to forward royalties to the right author.
This type of royalty includes remuneration for CDs, DVDs, downloads, etc. They are often called "mechanical royalties".
Some ideas for playing music in shops
A great deal can be gained by carefully considering and selecting the right music for your shop's specific clientele.
Production music (library music)
Production music, also known as library music, is created by writers for the sole purpose of being used as background music in films, TV programmes and similar productions.
March payment 2012
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June payment 2013
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Darin trusts his feeling
Anyone who has followed Darin closely knows that ever since his debut in Idol in 2004, he has been a productive and successful music creator in parallel with his artist career. A whopping 122 works bear his signature. Several of them have been hits, often in cooperation with some of the world's most respected songwriters and producers.
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