Protect and Monetize Your Music with YouTube Content ID

Earn revenue while easily managing your copyright protection on YouTube

YouTube Content ID is a digital fingerprinting to identify uses of music assets on YouTube.

With over nearly 2 billion unique users each month, YouTube has become one of the leading providers for music discovery around the world. This presents a great opportunity for you to make revenue from your music like never before while also ensuring that your copyrights and songs are protected.


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Service Details & Features

  • Earn a % of revenue from the use of your songs.
  • Upload your music through our effective CMS
  • Collect revenue when your music is used in videos by others
  • Protect your music to ensure nobody can monetize but you
  • Submit your music to YouTube Music (included)
  • Receive monthly payments and reports
  • YouTube Content ID is only available for distribution clients.

How does YouTube Content ID work?

YouTube’s Content ID system scans uploaded videos against the database of music you’ve submitted for protection. If a video that is uploaded matches a work that you own, you can monetize, block it, or track it.

What are the benefits of working with Symphonic?

We have a dedicated staff that will not only monetize your videos but place fingerprints and looks for other videos that YouTube’s fingerprinting program does not pick up. Our team will scan each and every song in your catalog to ensure that we either monetize or takedown videos uploaded by third party individuals.

Wondering if you qualify for YouTube Content ID?

If you have exclusive rights to the material you want to upload to Content ID, yes!

Material that would be ineligible for Content ID:

  • Content licensed non-exclusively from a third party
  • Content released under Creative Commons or similar free/open licenses
  • Public domain footage, recordings, or compositions
  • Clips from other sources used under fair use principles
  • Video gameplay footage (by other than the game’s publisher)
  • YouTube Content ID is only available for Distribution clients.

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