LyricFind: Making lyrics pay

A century ago, the main source of revenue for music publishers came from selling sheet music with lyrics and notation. The sources of revenues for publishers have evolved over the years and are now more complex and diversified. But one source has remained virtually non-existent for decades the licensing of lyrics.

The digital era has changed this. Publishers have discovered that lyrics featured high on search engines, and the myriad of sites offering unlicensed lyrics to consumers were proof that ...

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