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Frequently Asked Questions

by content creators

1. Can I use your music in my video?

Yes, all our music is FREE and SAFE to use as background music in your personal user-generated content on various media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and Facebook as long as you attribute the artists… READ MORE

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

No, it is strictly forbidden and very illegal to create a derivative music track 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 attribute the artists?

Correct attribution is done by including both the track title(s) and artist name(s) somewhere in your video description. We’ve written examples of how to correctly attribute the artists on different social media platforms down below READ MORE

4. Can I use your music for commercial purposes?

If you as an individual or on behalf of a company wish to use our music without including Attribution**** and/or for Commercial Purposes***, then you must purchase a license from our shop. In case you are unsure about what license to buy… READ MORE

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

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

1) You want to use our music in your User Generated Content** where you do not want to/are not able to include Attribution**** in your video description. In this case, you must purchase a “Personal License” for 15 EUR from our shop

2) You want to use our music on behalf of a company and/or for Commercial Purposes***. In this case, you must purchase a “Company License” for 40 EUR from our shop

3) You want to use our music for a special type of project… READ MORE

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

You’ll receive a copyright claim on your YouTube video if you use our music without including correct attribution to the artist (mention both the artist name(s) and track title(s)) in your video description. A copyright claim does not affect your video or YouTube channel in a bad way. It simply means that any monetization revenue generated from your YouTube video will be allocated to the respective artist and/or rights holder… READ MORE

7. Can I upload your music on my own music channel on YouTube?

It is illegal to upload our music as “standalone” to your own music channel on YouTube. If we find YouTube channels re-uploading our music, we will file takedown requests/copyright infringement claims against them. This will result in the YouTube channels receiving copyright strikes… READ MORE

Frequently Asked Questions

by music artists

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

There are many benefits when releasing your music through our record label. We’ve listed some of them below. We take care of releasing your music on all the major music stores and streaming services together with one of the best music distributors out there today. We promote your music on the Free To Use platform with more than 10.000 daily users and on our YouTube channel No Copyright Background Music with +600.000 subscribersREAD MORE

2. How do I get my music released on the Free To Use Music record label?

First of all, you of course need to produce good high-quality music. The next step is to submit your music for release and the only way to do this is through our submission form. We will not accept or listen to any music that we get sent by email or social media. We get a lot of music submissions every day, and we listen to every single one of themREAD 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 release music within specific genres?

No, we release music within all kinds of genres and categories, but the more “theme/genre-based” the music is the better. When creators are searching for music for their videos, they’re often using search terms such as “happy music, sad music, piano music, chill music, energetic, guitar music, etc”. If your music is easy to categorize, then more people will find the music and use it in their videos. However, we prefer music without the use of vocals, as this is often more suitable as background music.