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Along with the full track, you also get loops and short clips too. No matter your video’s length, you can tweak your soundtrack until it fits perfectly.

Not quite ready to purchase? You can download a preview of any track, for free. That way, you’ll have your ideal cue lined up before you commit.

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With a collection spanning an astounding range of genres - from electro-pop to orchestral and more - your project’s perfect soundtrack awaits. Because each track is handpicked, our library contains only the highest quality music.

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When you choose PremiumBeat, not only will your video sound astounding but you can put copyright issues to the back of your mind too. Our tracks are royalty free, so your online video won’t be flagged or blocked.
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How much does a music license generally cost?
Considering the US music industry is worth roughly $15 billion USD, it is no surprise that the cost to license popular, mainstream tracks can be quite high. The average cost to license this sort of music falls between $500 USD and $5000 USD. Some copyright holders charge per second for the use of their licensed tracks, which can easily cause the cost to skyrocket.
To save money, music lovers can buy their tracks from music licensing companies like PremiumBeat. We offer flexible license plans to meet the needs and budgets of any customer. For a one-time fee of $49 USD, customers receive the Standard license, which allows for worldwide distribution of most creative projects, including web advertisements and podcasts. For those in need of music for a TV, film, radio, app, or game, the $199 Premium license will be more appropriate. Both licenses include unlimited use within the project and can be used in perpetuity, meaning forever, after that one-time fee is paid. For further savings, customers can sign up for the monthly subscription plan. This best-value plan grants customers 5 Standard license tracks a month for just $12.99 a track.
What can I use licensed music for?
When you license royalty-free music from PremiumBeat, you are covered in a wide variety of projects. Each license you purchase is valid for one track and includes the full song, loops, and short clips. Our Standard license covers web use for websites and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch, as well as online streaming sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Corporate videos and personal use videos such as those for weddings are also covered, as are free or revenue-generating podcasts. Student film, play, or live performance projects can also opt for the Standard license.

For those with projects intended to reach a larger audience or that will be commercially distributed, the Premium license is the way to go. Covering all of the aforementioned, the Premium license also allows users to add our musical tracks to apps, games, or DVDs that are free or revenue-generating. Up to 1,000 copies or downloads are covered. The Premium license can also cover the pilots of TV and radio projects, as well as single territory TV or radio advertisements and industrial events such as trade shows and in-store displays.
Can I use licensed music for streaming platforms?
Yes, you can use licensed music on streaming platforms. In fact, using licensed music is key to avoiding copyright infringement cases. Both our Standard and Premium licenses cover the use of music in projects intended for social media platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch, as well as personal use projects on YouTube and Vimeo.

For YouTube? YouTube videos that include music tend to outperform those without. To keep up with the ever-growing competition, add a track from the PremiumBeat library to your next video. You will want to ensure that your chosen track matches the tone of your content and personality of your brand. Search by “Mood” to find easily find appropriate beats. The songs found within our “Comedy/Funny” section can pair well with comedic material, while our “Aerobics/Workout” tracks may be just what you need for your next fitness video.

For Twitch? If you have a live-streaming Twitch channel and want some high-quality music to up your audience engagement, simply head to the PremiumBeat search engine. Look to the filters on the left and click “Genres.” Scroll down to “Games” to check out beats that can easily match the mood of your racing, battle, or fantasy game. Alternatively, you can add a track from our “Electronic” section to keep things feeling technological.
What license do I need to play music in public?
People sometimes wonder if they can legally stream music from platforms such as Spotify or Pandora in public. The short answer is no. Those songs are licensed for private, non-commercial use, meaning they can safely be played within one’s own home for family and friends but that’s it. Even for those who have purchased a given song, it is not legal to play it in a public place. This is because the unspoken agreement upon purchase is that this song will be played in a private setting. As soon as that song is played in a public setting, it violates copyright laws. The song must be licensed for commercial use. A Public Performance License (PPL) is needed to play music in public places such as a retail store or restaurant. This license usually comes from a performing rights organization (PRO). There are four main PROs in the US and Canada that offer these licenses: ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), GMR (Global Music Rights), and SOCAN (The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada). If you acquire a license from one of these PROs, you can only legally play music from that PRO’s catalog.
Can I reuse a track that I’ve purchased a license for?
While not all music publishers or licensing companies will allow you to reuse a track you have purchased the license for, when you buy a license from PremiumBeat you can absolutely reuse the track. This saves you both money and time as you will not need to search for and purchase a new track each time you need music for a project. You can reuse our tracks in projects as varied as corporate videos, web content, apps, and beyond. With our Standard license, you can use a track in unlimited projects, worldwide, in perpetuity. The Premium license, on the other hand, covers a single project in perpetuity.
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Licensed Music That’s Made to Fit

Every song you discover on PremiumBeat comes with the full-length track as well as loops and clips that are 15, 30, and 60 seconds in length. This means that no matter the length of your video, you can easily add in your new soundtrack for a perfect fit. Save time on your editing process so that you can keep creating excellent content. Find high-quality music for your projects today.

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PremiumBeat puts over 20,000 professionally created tracks at your fingertips so that you can find your perfect beat in no time. No matter the type of project you are working on, be it a video project, personal project, or commercial endeavor, you are sure to find tracks that will help you raise the bar within our music library. Once you find your beats, it just takes a few quick clicks to add them to your cart and head to checkout to download.

Saves Money

Rather than get bogged down by the ins and outs of copyright laws and all the different types of music licenses out there, you can consider PremiumBeat your one-stop shop. Our flexible license plans come at an affordable price. Pay a one-time fee for the Standard or Premium license or sign up for the monthly subscription plan to save over 70%. Keep both your money and your PremiumBeat tracks in your pocket by reusing the beats you have already purchased licenses for.

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