Due to the type of DSP YouTube Content ID is and the effort of SonoSuite together with the DSP to fight copyright infringements and abusive usage (link to abusive assets), the distribution of content to Content ID is subject to a previous label authorization/approval.
If you want to distribute to Content ID, you should request the approval of your label. If it is eligible, the request will be approved and you will be able to distribute to this channel.
Follow these steps:
- The request has to be submitted via YouTube Content ID Label Approval form.(awaiting for Ricardo's confirmation of which form)
- The form will give you the option of fulfilling it or uploading an excel with the whole information. (awaiting for Ricardo's confirmation)
- The form is submitted to La Cupula Music team who will review and validate the request.
- If the form is complete and minimum required criteria are met, the Label will be approved within TERM tbc.
- Approval or rejection. How will be informed to end users (TBC)
The form (awaiting for Ricardo's confirmation of which form) requests the following information:
|INFORMATION REQUESTED||Further information||Example|
|Label Name||Public / Default labels aren't eligible for the ContentID label approval|
|Label link on the platform||Find the information on Catalog > Labels (click on the label and copy the link)||https://distribution.lacupulamusic.com/labels/166|
|Proven constant revenue from other DSPs
|A minimum of 500 €/$ generated on main DSPs for a considerable period (minimum 3 months) is mandatory for the request.||Share La Cupula Music Sales information or any other proof of revenue on main DSPs (a link to the platform or a downloadable link to a sales report of the last period)|
|Brief catalogue description and artists’ roster/list||This information should be available on Label tab on the platform.||Share a description. Any information that can support and explain the plan and trajectory of a label will be useful. Moreover, mention Artists that are/are going to be represented.|
|Official video content available on YouTube (links)||Artists represented by the label should already have their own content available on YouTube (videoclips, live performances, etc.)||Share Links of official pages and videos - a minimum of the 50% of the artists represented has to be indicated|
|Proven previous distribution to other DSPs||The label should already have distributed the content to other DSPs through La Cupula Music (at least main channels like Spotify and Apple Music)||Links from the platform of the content distributed required or from the main DSP|
|Verified profiles on digital stores and streaming services||A legitimate label should have profiles verified on the main stores, as well as of its artists||Links - a minimum of the 50% of the artists represented has to be indicated|
|Social media presence||Any label and its artist who's big enough to need protection of their content on YouTube should have social media presence with healthy organic behavior||Label and Artists Social Media Links - a minimum of the 50% of the artists represented has to be indicated|
|Label’s official website||Link|
|Is this content going to be promoted online?||This is a very important information since some pitching services can lead to abusive behaviors/click fraud/artificial streaming||Please share relevant information (like what is the pr company, the type of service, etc)|
|Confirmation that the label, the user account and catalogue have been verified by the Tenant Admin (TBC)||By submitting the form you declare that you have reviewed the information, which is verified and true (TBC)||(TBC)|
Term for Validation
Since submission, it can take up to 5 business days (TBC) to validate a label request. The review and validation is strictly related with the consistency and entirety of the information shared via the form. The information has to be complete and revenue information is mandatory.
It is highly recommended to fulfill the form with as much information as possible. In case of no complete or missing information in the form, the 5-days term for review is not guaranteed. Moreover, in lack of information, it will be more likely a label will be rejected.
For any further queries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org