If you are trying to license your music to TV & film, you’ve GOT to understand how song copyright and royalties work. It’s a really easy concept, but many songwriters lose out because they don’t take the time to find out how their royalty money is collected. You want royalties to end up in your pocket and not someone else’s.

Entertainment lawyer extraordinaire, Cheryl Hodgson, explains how it all works in this short video. If you have any burning questions about music licensing, feel free to reach out to her at She is uber cool and a top veteran of the music industry. I am sure would have no problem answering your top questions about keeping control of your song licensing royalty income.

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