Copyright

COPYRIGHT REGULATIONS

⚠️Special Announcement⚠️

Stream of Praise has always strived to be a channel of blessing. We understand many churches around the world are affected by the Covid19 pandemic, and many are bringing their services online. We strive to help each church the best way we know how: worship. Stream of Praise is therefore authorizing the use of all songs in pre-recorded / live stream / embedded video for online church services until further notice as long as there is no plan to monetize video, or recording to sell or publish in CD/DVD format. No application or copyright payment needed. If you use songs, please include the copyright information on your video description page for those songs (* see example below for the correct). If you have other questions, feel free to contact us at anytime. We are also keeping all churches in our prayers at this difficult time. Thank you and may God bless your ministry!

 - Below is the Copyright information Example -

Example for Church Use/ Website


Song of Victory

Words: Tiffany M. Cheng
Music: Sandy Yu
© 2019 Stream of Praise Music Ministries/BMI
Ministry CCLI License #00000 (If you are part of CCLI)
CCLI Song #7129401 (can be found on APP/website and CCLI website)

Example for YouTube MV
Embedded video:


Song of Victory

Words: Tiffany M. Cheng
Music: Sandy Yu
© 2019 Stream of Praise Music Ministries/BMI
(Official Youtube Video Link)

Example for Heavenly Worship YouTube Embedded video:


讚美之泉《天堂敬拜 LIVE》第二季 - EP1 官方HD :
大山為我挪開/ 主祢真偉大/ 我的心,你要稱頌耶和華/ 安靜/ 能不能/ 榮耀的呼召
(Official Youtube Video link)

CCLI
If your church is a member of CCLI (www.ccli.com), we do kindly ask you to submit the copy report to CCLI regularly.
SONG USAGE
Stream of Praise has always strived to be a channel of blessings to churches all over the world. Therefore, using our songs during church service, wedding, conference, and cell group worship is completely free of charge, and no application is required. If you intent to use our songs outside of the above conditions, please read the following copyright terms and fill out the application.
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
Please include copyright information as follow: song title, composers, copyright year (© 2016 Stream of Praise Music Ministries)

COPYRIGHT CATEGORY & REGULATIONS

Stream of Praise has always strived to be a channel of blessings to churches all over the world. Therefore, using our songs during church service, wedding, conference, and cell group worship is completely free of charge, and no application is required. If your church is a member of CCLI www.ccli.com, we do kindly ask you to submit the copy report to CCLI regularly.  

A. Church usage of lyrics or songs
Condition: No application necessary if lyrics or song usage (not including music scores) is limited to the list below, and there is no intention of publishing, recording or selling.

Usage: Church Sunday service, fellowship, small group, wedding, memorial service, church/non-profit organization retreat or handbook, church bulletin/catalog, Pro Presenter, translation to native language.

B. Church Service Video/Audio Live Recording
Condition: No application necessary if usage is limited to the list below and there is no intention of publishing, recording or selling.

Usage:
1.Church Service Video/Audio Live Recording on CD/DVD up to 100 copies. For more than 100 copies, please fill out our copyright application.
2.Church Sunday Service Live Recording for Display on Church Web Page

C. Arrangement/Rearrangement SOP Songs
Condition: No application necessary if usage is limited to the list below and there is no intention of publishing, recording or selling.

Usage:  Church only

 

 

A. Choir, String, Piano, Drum or other instrument score Print License 

Condition: Scores printed are for individual church use only and not for sale.

Fee Schedule:
a. Free of charge, maximum 3 songs and 5 copies per song.
b. USD$1.75 per copy, per song, for 6-50 copies
c. USD$1.25 per copy for quantities between 51-100 copies
d. USD$1.00 per copy, per song thereafter

A. Songbook Commercial Digital or Print License (ISBN)
Condition: Songbook reprinted for commercial distribution.

Fee: USD$.20 per copy, per song.

B. Songbook Non-Commercial Print License
Condition: To print a song from a SOP publication songbook for more than 5 copies.

Fee Schedule:
a. USD$0.75 per copy, per song, for 6-150 copies
b. USD$0.55 per copy for quantities between 151-249 copies
c. USD$0.45 per copy, per song thereafter

C. Song Lyric Print License (ISBN)
Condition: Song Lyric printed for commercial distribution .

Fee: USD$.12 per copy, per song

A. Non-Commercial Video License
Condition: Use SOP song as background music in video production for personal & church events (weddings, celebrations, funerals, fund raising or promotion videos). For DVDs and VCDs.

Fee Schedule:
a. Free if 100 copies or less
b. USD$0.091 per copy, per song, over 100 copies

B. Commercial Video Synchronization License
Condition: For song usage in a video. Songs can be actual “on-screen” performances by an artist or group, or an “off-screen” performance by studio musicians, to serve as background or source music.

Fee: USD$0.15 per copy, per song

C. Motion Picture Synchronization License
Condition: To use a song in a feature film theatrical release as a theme, background music or source music. Either the original artist recording or one prepared by studio musicians.

Fee: One-time fee. Contact us for a quote.

D. CD-ROM Synchronization License
Condition: To use a song together with visual images contained on a CD-ROM disk.

Fee: USD$0.091 per song, per disk copy

A. Non-Commercial Mechanical License 

Condition: To record a song onto a vinyl, CD, cassette, etc. Project is made and distributed at the expense of an individual or group.

Fee: As revised by the Library of Congress, the statutory rate is US$0.091 per copy, per song for songs five minutes and under; songs over five minutes in length are US$0.0175 per minute rounding up to the next minute (e.g. a song that is 6’01 in length would be rounded to 7 minutes and multiplied by 0.0175).

B. Commercial Mechanical License
Condition: To record a song onto a vinyl, CD, cassette, etc. Project is made, distributed and promoted at the expense of a record label.

Fee: As revised by the Library of Congress, the statutory rate is US$0.091 per copy, per song for songs five minutes and under; songs over five minutes in length are US$0.0175 per minute rounding up to the next minute (e.g. a song that is 6’01 in length would be rounded to 7 minutes and multiplied by 0.0175).

C. Accompaniment Track License
Condition: To record a song using Stream of Praise MMO (music track) onto a CD, cassette, etc.

Fee: The statutory rate is US$0.091 per copy, per song for songs five minutes and under; songs over five minutes in length are US$0.0175 per minute rounding up to the next minute (e.g. a song that is 6’01 in length would be rounded to 7 minutes and multiplied by 0.0175).

D. MIDI License
Condition: To use a song in a MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) product, containing digital information on CD/DVD, which can be altered. Fee: The statutory rate is US$0.091 per copy, per song. E. TV Commercial Synchronization License Condition: To broadcast a song on local or regional television for a one year license term.

Fee: Contact us for a quote.

A. Online Lyric Display 

Condition: Free to display the lyrics (not including guitar chords, numbered musical notation, or music sheet) of a song on a web page.

B. Internet Performance License
Condition: To play a song (or part of a song) on a web site for promotional purposes only (i.e., website designed to promote the activities of a church, civic group, etc.). Free if use under 1 song and have no intention of selling or publishing.

Fee: USD$50 per song for a one year license term for more than one song.

C. Website Usage License/Commercial Digital Phonorecord License
Condition: Use of a song by a record label or other corporate entity, as a downloadable audio file delivered via the internet.

Fee: The retail price must be between US$0.90-US$1.50 per song, per download. Our fee begins at 25% pro-rata of the retail-selling price of the download.

D. Commercial Digital Online Print License
Condition: Use of a song from a songbook by a record label or other corporate entity, as a downloadable digital print delivered via the internet.

Fee: Your retail price must be between US$0.75-US$1.50 per song, per download. Our fee begins at 25% pro-rata of the retail-selling price of the download.

E. Non-Commercial YouTube Usage License
Condition: To play a song (or part of a song) on Youtube for promotional purposes only (i.e., promote the church event, christian nonprofit group, etc.). First song is free for 1 year license term.

Fee: $50 each song for more than 1 song.

F. Commercial YouTube Usage License
Condition: To play a song (or part of a song) on monetized Youtube video.

Fee: USD $50.00 per song for a 6 month license term.

A. Web Broadcast License 

Condition: To broadcast any Stream of Praise song on your website or web program. License term varies from one (1) month to one (1) year. If you currently hold a BMI broadcasting license, no application is necessary.

Fee: Contact us for a quote.

B. Radio Broadcast License
Condition: To broadcast any Stream of Praise song on local or regional radio stations/radio programs. License term varies from one (1) month to one (1) year. If you currently hold a BMI broadcasting license, no application is necessary.

Fee: Contact us for a quote.

C. Television Broadcast License
Condition: To broadcast any Stream of Praise song on your local television station/ program. License term varies from one (1) month to one (1) year. If you currently hold a BMI broadcasting license, no application is necessary.

Fee: Contact us for a quote.

A. For-Profit Business/Organization Usage License 

Condition: To play any Stream of Praise song at your for-profit business/organization (For example: restaurants, coffee shops, private hospitals, bookstores...etc). License term varies from one (1) month to one (1) year.

Fee: Contact us for a quote.

B. Frequent Non-Profit Organization Usage License
Condition: To play any Stream of Praise song frequently at your non-profit organization (For example: tour performances, school recess time...etc). License term varies from one (1) month to one (1) year.

Fee: Contact us for a quote.

C. One-Time Non-Profit Organization Usage License
Condition: To play any Stream of Praise song one-time at your non-profit organization events (For example: ceremonies, charity concert...etc).

Fee: Free of Charge.

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