Brands Are Missing Out on Thousands in Uncollected Ad Music Royalties

As YouTube vlogger Joe Wicks found out earlier this year, copyright surrounding music is a complicated beast. The Body Coach - who shot to fame during lockdown - was forced to conduct his workout sessions without backing music after he was initially banned from playing George Ezra tracks by the musician’s record label, until Ezra’s mum stepped in. The complexities around music copyright laws are further exacerbated by the fact that the law differs depending on where you are in the world. Just this last week we read about…