Universal Publishing and SACEM sign global licensing agreement with YouTube

Tom Pakinkis

France’s Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music (SACEM) and Universal Music Publishing have reached an international agreement with YouTube.

The agreement is for the use of music of SACEM’s repertoire and UMP’s Anglo-American repertoire in videos distributed by YouTube throughout 127 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

The deal aims to facilitate greater transparency, coordination and data-sharing between the organisations while also ensuring equitable compensation for rights-holders.

The agreement is entered into via SACEM and ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article. Sign up today and you will receive:

  • 4 weeks access to news, features and chart analysis
  • 4 Digital issues of Music Week
  • The Music Week app
  • Tailored email news alerts
Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...