You have the perfect video script, the recording went well, but during the editing process, you notice something is missing: the music. However, you already know the YouTube audio library by heart and have a hard time finding what you need on other royalty free music websites. Luckily, there are plenty of YouTube musicians that have decided to grant other YouTubers the right to use their music for their YouTube videos for free. A lot of these tracks are “fresh” and haven’t been used as much as many of the other tracks from royalty free libraries.
Here in this blog, we will list out the top YouTube channels which come to the rescue for creators by providing them royalty free music to use for their videos.
NoCopyrightSounds is a Record Label dedicated to giving a platform to the next generation of Artists in Electronic Music, representing genres from House to Dubstep via Trap, Drum & Bass, Electro Pop and more. All NCS releases are available to Creators for use in their Youtube & Twitch content safe from infringement, with every NCS release available as a free download. NCS Music is free to use for independent Creators and their UGC (User Generated Content) on YouTube & Twitch. The only requirement is to always remember to credit the Artist, track and NCS and link back to their original NCS upload.
Audio Library is a YouTube channel dedicated to search, catalog, sort and publish royalty free music for commercial purposes, destined to content creators and filmmakers. The channel has over 1000 free songs, sorted by artist, musical genre and mood.
Frequency is a platform focussing on providing content creators a variety of music which can be used in their content without getting any copyright infringement on YouTube, while still having the option to monetize their content. It is all free and easy to use. The only requirement when using music from Frequency is to add the track title and the track link in the description.
Vlog No Copyright Music promote great music that’s free to download and use on YouTube and Twitch videos, always giving credit to the artist. This YouTube channel unlike other focuses on a particular type of video content that is vlogs. The music provided on their channel is thus suitable for vloggers to use it in their videos. All the music can be used by any YouTube or Twitch user in their monetized content. The only requirement is to add the producer social links and a link to their video in the description section.
Flying Tunes – Copyright Free Music is a platform that is dedicated to releasing the best free music around the globe! In this channel you will find the newest upcoming artists! Any sort of music you want for your videos, streams or projects they have! They feature genres like rap, house, trap, dubstep, rock, gaming music and all in between! All songs are free to use and are copyright free. Over time certain songs may get claimed by artists if they join a new label etc. The channel thus do not have any control over this but do apologise if that happens.
Music for Creators is a YouTube channel dedicated to search, catalog, sort and publish free music for commercial purposes, destined to content creators and filmmakers.The channel sorts their content as per the following – Creative Commons Music, based on mood and based on genre. This is the second channel of Audio Library – No Copyright Music. In this channel, it is not necessary to provide the link of their video or add the track details in the description.
Free Music Wave is a YouTube channel that promotes copyright free music. You are free to use these in your videos. Just make sure to give credit to the channel and enter the track details in the description section. The channel features various types of music such as EDM, Melodic, House, Trap, Electro, Dubstep, Progressive, Glitch Hop. The channel also takes submission from their audience via email.
YouTubers Music – No Copyright Music is providing the best Non Copyrighted Music on YouTube. A song can be used and monetized if the title says [No Copyright Music] or [YM Release]. When there is [SR] in the title it means that a song can be used and monetized. However, [SR] means “Shared Revenue”, so when you use a song with [SR] in the title you share the revenue from the video with the artist(s) of the song. The revenue split between you and the artist will be 50/50. A new video is uploaded 7 days a week at 6pm (UK time) at the channel.
Audio Library – Free Music showcases music that you can download for free and use in your own videos. Read the video description and you will find a link to the YouTube Audio Library or the author’s website where you can download it. All the music in this channel can be used and monetized on YouTube. If you need a song to use in a project out of YouTube then use only the songs licensed under a Creative Commons license. Check the author’s website to be sure there are no additional restrictions.
NoCopyrightTracks is a record label and music channel bringing you the best no copyright music. NCT redefines the free music world by bringing you all the usual genres and also trap, hip hop/rap and free beats. You just need to fill out their submission forms if someone wants to promote or release their music on the channel. They are not responsible if the copyright rules for any song changes.
PaponeMusic is a music label dedicated to promoting free music for the sole purpose of providing creators with the best songs to enhance the creativity and popularity of their content which is safe from any copyright infringement. Everything on this channel can be used by any YouTube or Twitch user in their monetized content.
RFM – Royalty Free Music is a YouTube music channel which uploads the best no copyright music. You’re free to use these in your videos and monetize as well. Just make sure to give credit. Details can be found at the description section of the videos.
So, what are you waiting for? Start exploring these awesome YouTube channels and using the royalty free music that you need without worrying about copyright issues on the platform.
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