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Licensing

Music adds value to your business. A CONNECT licence is an easy, cost-effective way to permit a business or individual a blanket licence to make copies of sound recordings and/or music videos for commercial use.

Background Music for Suppliers

Retail Stores

Bars / Restaurants / Clubs

Offices

Digital Service Providers

Non-interactive / Semi-interactive web radio stations and pre-programmed digital service providers

Video Roadshow / Exhibition

Music Videos displayed at public venues/events

Video DJ’s

Video Pool

Services providing music videos to be used by subscribers and third-party venues

Radio Station Promo Commercials

Commercials aired on TV, Websites, and in Movie Theatres, etc. to promote a radio station

Terrestrial Radio Broadcasting

Sound recordings for use in over-the-air broadcasting (Broadcast Mechanical)

Guide To Licensing For Music Users In Canada

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reproduction of sound recordings (master rights)

radio stations, music supply services, non & semi-interactive webcasting, DJs
CONNECT Music LicensingorSoproq

public performance of sound recordings

radio stations, television music services, satellite radio, background music services, non & semi-interactive webcasting
Re:Sound

reproduction of musical works (mechanical rights)

radio stations, online services (downloads, streaming, webcasting), background music, physical products (CDs, LPs, other)
Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights AgencyorSOCAN

public performance of musical works

live music venues, retail establishments, sporting events, any establishment playing live or recorded music
SOCAN

reproduction/performance of music videos

television, roadshows, video pools, exhibitions
CONNECT Music LicensingorSoproq

film, television, video game usage (synchronization rights), on demand services, download services & physical sales

individual rights holder (often the record label or independent artist) and music publisher