British Music Group Licenses Songs to YouTube

Artists from Cliff Richard to Amy Winehouse will be paid when their tracks are used as backing music for clips on video-sharing website YouTube following a deal with the British society that collects royalties for composers, songwriters and publishers. The MCPS-PRS Alliance said that it will license more than 10 million pieces of music to Google-owned YouTube for use on the British version of the website.

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