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For good and valuable consideration, receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, the owner or authorized licensor of the Property (“Artist”) hereby grants to ___________________________ ("User") a gratis, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable license to use, copy, publicly perform and display, synchronize with video, publish, and distribute the sound recording titled “______________” (including the composition or other content embodied therein) ("Property"), solely in connection with ______________________ (the “Video”), in perpetuity, in any medium currently known or later created. For the avoidance of doubt, Artist will receive no royalties, whether mechanical, public performance, or otherwise, for any use of the Property, except in those jurisdictions in which the right to collect royalties through any statutory or compulsory licensing scheme cannot be waived, in which case Artist reserves the right to collect such royalties for any exercise by User of the rights granted under this License.
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In the event User arranges a public performance of the Video in connection with any medium that retains valid performance licenses from the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (“ASCAP”), Broadcast Music, Inc. (“BMI”), or other applicable performing rights society, User shall deliver to Artist a music copyright information sheet with regard to the Video within sixty (60) days of the initial commercial broadcast of the Video.
In connection with each use of the Property, User should use reasonable efforts provide, reasonable to the medium: (i) the name of the author; (ii) the title; (iii) if supplied, the URL associated with the author of the Property (for example, the website address for the band); and (iv) a link to Songs.com User may not implicitly or explicitly imply any connection with, sponsorship or endorsement by Artist of User, User’s use of the Property, or any product or service without the separate prior written permission of Artist. User shall also incorporate all applicable notices of copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights that Artist requires to be incorporated into any media that contains or uses the Property. User is hereby granted a non-exclusive license to use Artist’s professional name in connection with the Property.
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