Fact Sheets

Karaoke Checklist


IF YOU A KARAOKE DISC MANUFACTURER:

  • Do you have a reproduction licence from AMCOS? For more information contact AMCOS.

 

IF YOU A KARAOKE JOCKEY (KJ):

  • Are you using legitimate karaoke music – not burnt copies or illegal MP3s?  You should be aware of and registered under Music Rights Australia’s Karaoke Code of Conduct. 
  • If you have “backed up” your original karaoke discs into another format or onto your computer, do you have permission from the manufacturer and an AMCOS reproduction licence? For more information contact AMCOS and the manufacturer themselves, whose details should be on the karaoke disc.
  • If you are doing a karaoke gig at a venue that does not normally require a licence (such as a school hall or party) do you have a public performance licence from APRA? For more information contact APRA.
  • If you are playing music between sets at a venue that does not normally require a licence (such as a school hall or party), do you have a public performance licence from APRA and separately from the PPCA? For more information contact APRA and the PPCA.

 

IF YOU ARE A VENUE THAT HOSTS KARAOKE:

  • Is the KJ using legitimate karaoke music – not burnt copies or illegal MP3s? KJs should be registered under Music Rights Australia’s Karaoke Code of Conduct and their karaoke device should display aRegistration Number. 
  • Do you have a public performance licence from APRA? For more information contact APRA.
  • If the KJ is playing music between sets or you otherwise play music in your premises, do you have a public performance licence from APRAand separately from the PPCA (or the relevant copyright owner)? For more information contact APRA and the PPCA.

 

Need more information? 

Music Rights Australia

www.musicrights.com.au

info@musicrights.com.au 

(02) 8569 1177

APRA|AMCOS

www.apra-amcos.com.au

apra@apra.com.au

(02) 9935 7900

PPCA

www.ppca.com.au

ppca.mail@ppca.com.au

(02) 8569 1111


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