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Confused about copyright

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by tehrijack, Nov 27, 2016.

  1. tehrijack

    tehrijack Registered Member

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    Hi,

    I am planning to start a new channel. Theme would be songs lyrics.

    I would sing the song and lyrics will be snyronised with it.

    Now my question is would I get some copyright issue with this. ? I am not using any music . I am just singing the song with lyrics being displayed.
     
  2. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If you are not making money from it, you will probably be okay. Lots of people do cover versions of commercial songs on Youtube with no problems from the copyright holders.
     
  3. tehrijack

    tehrijack Registered Member

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    I will use adsense with it. I want to monetize the channel as well
     
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    Justkulboi Regular Member

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    Adsense? Quite risky.You can monetize but not with Adsense. Adsense only draws attention!!
     
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    You will get copyright since the song is not property. There are many who do this but 90% of times they don't enable monetization.
     
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    tehrijack Registered Member

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    Thanks guys.
     
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    You may look up copyright policies here: https://www.youtube.com/music_policies
    There are some (but not many) labels that share revenue with you if you do a cover version.
    However if you want to make money with AdSense, I would not suggest going with a cover channel.