#091: Scott Sellwood – How to License a Cover Song

 

Scott SellwoodAn amazing number of CD Baby artists have achieved success through their version of a cover song. Covers provide an opportunity to be discovered by fans searching for a well-known song. It’s a great way to introduce your act, and can open the door to someone discovering your original music, but you do have to acquire the rights first. In this episode, Scott Sellwood of RightsFlow walks us through how to properly license a cover song. Even if you have licensed a cover in the past for CDs, Scott helps to make sense of the different types of licenses needed in the digital age.  Need to license a cover song?  Check out the cover song licensing services CD Baby recommends HERE.