CMG Terms and Conditions

You acknowledge that you wrote the song(s) listed or selected ‘Cover’, and acknowledge that you own everything uploaded in this form, including album image and audio, and your music does not contain any discriminating content (racism, sexism, etc.)

PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MUST OWN OR OTHERWISE HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO REPRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE 100% OF THE RECORDINGS, ARTWORK AND ANY OTHER MATERIAL THAT YOU INTEND TO UPLOAD AND DISTRIBUTE VIA THE SERVICE, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO MAKE AND DISTRIBUTE DIGITAL DOWNLOADS EMBODYING THE MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS THEREIN, AS NECESSARY.

FOR EXAMPLE, YOU CANNOT DELIVER TO US ANY “COVER VERSIONS,” REMIXES, OR RECORDINGS THAT INCLUDE SAMPLES UNLESS YOU HAVE ALL NECESSARY WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE SONGWRITERS AND FROM THE OWNERS OF THE APPLICABLE ORIGINAL RECORDINGS. WE OFFER A SERVICE TO HELP YOU OBTAIN LICENSES FOR YOUR OWN COVER VERSIONS, BUT YOU MUST OPT-IN TO AND REGISTER FOR THAT SERVICE IF YOU DELIVER TO US ANY COVER VERSIONS.

Recordings must be musical sound recordings in single track, EP, or album configuration (however, please note that Digital Stores will make your Recordings available to Customers to purchase or stream as individual tracks — i.e., you cannot require that a Customer purchase or stream an entire album or EP as a single unit). We typically do not accept or distribute ringtones, videos, audio books, spoken-word records, digital booklets, or other types of content.

When uploading each Recording, you must provide us with all accompanying data that we or a Digital Store may require (e.g., artist name, album title, each track title, genre), plus any available cover art (in JPG format with RGB color or any other format that we or a Digital Store may require). For purposes of this Agreement, all such data, metadata, information, image files, artwork and any other materials you provide to us are included in the definition of “Recordings.” We may also require that you indicate if the Recording contains explicit content, in which case a Digital Store may tag it accordingly.

In full consideration of the rights and licenses granted here under, we will post to your account one hundred percent (100%) of any and all monies that we actually earn and receive in U.S. Dollars in the U.S.A. from your selected Digital Stores which are directly attributable to their exploitation of your Recordings, after deducting any applicable PayPal fees or other payment processing fees and if you have opted-into and registered for our separate mechanical licensing service for cover songs, we will also deduct the fee for that service and all applicable royalties paid to songwriters and publishers and if you have opted-into and registered for our separate YouTube Money service, which uses YouTube’s Content ID service and other methods to detect videos that contain your Recordings, we will deduct 10-30% from monies paid by YouTube attributable to videos that exploit your Recordings that were detected using these methods. Once payment has been credited to your account, you will be able to withdraw at your discretion. You will be responsible for any bank fees or other charges related to such withdrawals. Any sums that we receive in foreign currency will be converted to U.S. Dollars at either the same rate received by us, or current spot exchange rate at the time of transaction from store to CabanaCore, or from CabanaCore to you. For the avoidance of doubt, your payment is an “all-in” pay-through payment, from which you are solely responsible for paying and accounting to all applicable taxes, tariffs, licensors, songwriters, publishers, artists, producers, mixers and other third parties (unless you have opted into our optional mechanical licensing service or optional YouTube Money service, in which case mechanical royalty payments to songwriters and publishers, and YouTube Money fees, will be deducted “off the top”). We cannot offer any legal, tax, accounting and other advice; please consult your own advisers regarding those matters.