How to use music LEGALLY on YouTube with Paul Sampson, CEO of Lickd
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We all want to use the latest commercial music and our favorite artist track in our YouTube videos - but we want to do it the right way without the fear of copyright strikes.

So how do you do that?

Someone who knows everything there is to know about the music industry and YouTube is the Founder and CEO of Lickd, Paul Sampson.  Lickd is a chart-music licensing platform for Video Creators and  Paul has spent over 15 years creating revenue with music licensing. 

Today you will learn:

  • key terminology: Royalty-free vs copyright claims-free vs production music vs commercial music
  • How the YouTube copyright system actually works from a brand's point of view
  • Who gets the money if your video is claimed
  • Why you should NEVER use Royalty-free music from Soundcloud
  • How to legally use your favorite artist's track in your next video

Get more info on Lickd here:
Twitter: @GetLickd
Instagram: @GetLickd

This show is hosted by Liron Segev who is a Tech Blogger -, YouTuber, and the Director of customer success at vidIQ. If you have any questions, please feel free to email

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