The Standard Website Music Performance Agreement is generally for a commercial entity that has the potential to generate revenues from operating a website or mobile application but is not considered a Music Service, as defined below. Some possible sources of revenue may be subscription fees, advertising, or sponsorships, to name a few.
Website Music Performance Agreement for commercial websites as well as Podcasts.
“Music Service” means an Internet website, mobile application, or service, or a designated portion or section thereof, the central focus of which is the transmission of audio and/or audio-visual material comprising predominantly feature uses of music (e.g., music-formatted radio, on-demand transmissions of music recordings or music videos, live concerts), as opposed to programming with background or incidental and/or occasional feature uses of music (e.g., news/talk radio, situational comedies, feature films).
Please be advised that BMI’s Internet licenses may not include the right to publicly perform all BMI-licensed musical works for certain types of Internet transmissions. If you have questions about which works, or which types of transmissions, may be impacted, please visit www.bmi.com/drw for more information or contact BMI’s Internet licensing team at firstname.lastname@example.org.