One Licence. OneMusic.

Why do I need a licence to play music?

The benefits of using music

A OneMusic licence gives you legal access to the world’s music and brings you into the music economy, allowing even more music to be created.

How does the law apply to music licensing?

Having permission to play music in a business setting is a legal requirement under the Copyright Act (1968), regardless of what industry you operate in or how you play music.

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How OneMusic Works

We bring music and business together by offering simple music licences that give you the permission you need to use music in your business.

Purchase a OneMusic licence and unlock permission to use millions of songs

People invest time, money and creativity crafting music for us to enjoy. Music creators then ask OneMusic to look after certain rights on their behalf.

OneMusic licenses your business

OneMusic issues licences to businesses and organisations, giving you permission you need to play music.

Music creators are paid their share of your licence fee

We take paying the RIGHT copyright owner their share of your licence fee (royalties) very seriously. The music creators we represent hold us to that every day. Using APRA AMCOS’ and PPCA’s huge database of songs and recordings, OneMusic ensures that music creators are paid so they can keep on making the music we love.

Where do my fees actually go?

OneMusic keeps track of the music being played in a huge database drawn from radio and television stations, performance reports, streaming services, music recognition software and background music suppliers.

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Latest news & stories from OneMusic

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All the music used in your dance studio is from Spotify, so why do you also pay another licence fee?

All digital music service providers, including Spotify, Apple Music and others pay licence fees to music rights organisations from around the world (like APRA AMCOS in Australia) to compensate the music creators that Spotify are making money from.

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Dean Ormston talks OneMusic Australia launch: ‘We knew this was going to be a big job’

It’s a new day, a new financial year and a new dawn for music licensing.

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“Music brings people in”: Dan Rosen on OneMusic Australia

Music makes the world better. All of us who work in the music industry know this to be true. The same can also be said for business – playing music in a business makes that business better.

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Business to benefit from simplified music licensing from 1 July 2019

Slashing administration time in half, a joint initiative of Australia’s two music rights management bodies - OneMusic Australia - will launch on 1 July 2019.

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How does music impact your productivity at work?

You’re very likely listening to music right now as you work. Yet is it to the benefit or detriment of your productivity?

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Cheese appreciates music like we do

‘Cheese in Surround Sound’

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