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 ...

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