Music Copyright Library

Music Copyright Explained

By | Last Updated: April 2021

‘Music Copyright Explained’ is a free user-friendly guide to how music copyright works in the UK, produced by CMU Insights for the UK’s Intellectual Property Office.

It explains how copyright gives music-makers control over the songs and recordings they create.

It talks through how music-makers and the music industry generate income out of their music rights.

It outlines all the key things music-makers and other creators need to know about music copyright and licensing.

Among other things, inside you will find the top five music copyright facts, the top five tips for music makers and the top five tips for users of music – all explained in more detail.