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Frequently Asked Questions

by content creators

1. Can I use your music in my video?

Yes, you can use our music for free as background music in your own personal monetized user-generated content on social media platforms like YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and Facebook. BUT you must give the artists appropriate credit… READ MORE

2. Can I use your music for my own song?

No, it is strictly forbidden and very illegal to create a derivate composition and claim it as your own music, even if the music has been transformed or edited, or if you have added other instruments or vocals to the music. We do file copyright infringement claims and take legal action against anyone who re-distributes our music.

3. How do I correctly credit the artist?

Example of how to correctly credit artists on social media platforms like YouTube & Facebook. 
– Write this in the description of your video: 

Music from https://freetousemusic.com
‘Track Title’ by ‘Artist Name’
‘Link to our YouTube video’

Example of how to correctly credit artists on social media platforms like Instagram.
– Write this in the description of your video: 

Music by @’artist’s Instagram’

It is not necessary to credit us, but if you like what we do, then we would really appreciate if… READ MORE

4. How to legally download the music from your YT-channel?

STEP 1: In order to download the music you must be on a PC – downloading on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets will not work. 
STEP 2: Then you will need to find the music track you want to download on our YouTube-channel. 
STEP 3: Scroll down into the description of the video and find the place where it says ‘Free Download’ or ‘DIRECT DOWNLOAD’ – underneath this text… READ MORE

5. Can I use your music for commercial use or without crediting the artist?

If you are a private person or working on behalf of a company, and you wish to use our music without having to give credit and/or for commercial purposes (e.g. company video, advertisement, podcast, TV show, TV commercial, movie, or another media format), then you will need to purchase a license… READ MORE

6. Do I need to buy a license and which one should I buy?

You NEED to purchase a license if one of the following scenarios below applies to you.

1) If you want to use our music for a personal project where you don’t want to credit the artist or you’re not able to credit the artist (e.g. a podcast or YouTube video). In this case, you will need to purchase a “Personal License” for 15 € from our shop

2) If you want to use our music on behalf of your company for a commercial project (e.g. advertisement on social media / video streaming platforms or in a company video for your SoMe profiles and company website). In this case, you will need to purchase a “Company License” for 40 € from our shop

3) If you want to use our music for a large-scale projectREAD MORE

7. I have got a copyright claim on my YouTube video, what do I do?

First you need to figure out the reason why you got a copyright claim on your video. Make sure you have credited the artist correctly – we have explained how to correctly credit the artist in a question above. If you have received a copyright claim from GOVINET Internet Hizmetleri A.S.-M on behalf of YourHit, then it’s because you haven’t given appropriate credit to the artist… READ MORE

8. What is the difference between copyright free, royalty free, and no copyright music?

Copyright free music, royalty free music, and no copyright music are basically just three different words/terms for the same thing. However, these 3 terms are all quite misleading, because all the copyright free music, royalty free music, and no copyright music is actually copyrighted… READ MORE

9. Who legally owns the music on the No Copyright Background Music YT-channel?

Most of the music tracks published on the No Copyright Background Music YT-channel are legally owned by the independent artists themselves. The music have been submitted to us through our submission form by the original artists themselves, which ensures that we have all the rights to upload and monetize the music on the No Copyright Background Music YT-channel… READ MORE

10. Can I upload your music on my own music channel?

No this is absolutely NOT allowed. The music on the No Copyright Background Music YT-channel are meant to be used by content creators as background music for their videos. It is very illegal to upload our music as “standalone” on your own YT-channel… READ MORE

Frequently Asked Questions

by music artists

1. Why should I release my music on the Free To Use Music record label?

The benefits of releasing your track through our record label are that we’ll promote your track as much as possible across all our social networks and release it on all the major music stores and streaming services, and you will get part of the revenue! Your music track will furthermore be added to our popular Spotify playlists with thousands of followersREAD MORE

2. How do I get my music released on the Free To Use Music label and/or promoted on the No Copyright Background Music YT-channel?

First of all you need to produce good high quality music. Then the next step is to submit your music. The ONLY way to submit your music is through this form. We will not accept or listen to any music that we get sent on email or social media. We get a lot of music submissions everyday… READ MORE

3. How do I know you have received my music submission?

If you have filled out everything correctly, then you should get a confirmation message at the end saying something like “You’ve now successfully submitted your music”– when you get this confirmation message, then you can be 100% sure that we’ve received your submission. 

4. Do you only promote specific music genres?

No, we do not only promote specific genres. We really want to have as many different music genres on our YT-channel as possible, so feel free to submit all kinds of music.