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Why do I need to pay extra for YouTube Content ID?

In order to access the YouTube Content ID features, you will need to have an EmuBands Pro subscription. You can...

How do I subscribe to Content ID?

Content ID is included with an EmuBands Pro subscription. Simply select YouTube’s Content ID service on the Contracts page of...

How do I cancel my Content ID subscription?

You can cancel your subscription at any time through your “My Subscriptions” page on your EmuBands account – select the...

What type of releases are eligible for Content ID?

If you have an EmuBands Pro subscription, you will be able to register your releases with Content ID. If you...

What does “Monetization Policy” mean?

A Monetization Policy is applied to every Sound Recording on the YouTube Content ID system, and it is through telling...

What is a Claim?

A claim is when a match is found between a sound recording and a video via Content ID – i.e....

How do I stop someone using my Sound Recording in their YouTube videos?

In order to stop someone using your Sound Recording in their own YouTube videos, you should first ensure that you...

How do I get a video removed from YouTube?

If you find a video on YouTube which is using your Sound Recordings without permission, you have two ways to...

Someone else has claimed my Sound Recording, what can I do?

If you have an EmuBands Pro subscription, and instructed EmuBands to apply a policy to a Sound Recording which another...

I have set my policy to be monetize but no ads are being served on videos, why?

If there are multiple rightsholders making claims on one video and this results in multiple monetization policies being applied, YouTube...

How will I get paid when someone uses my Sound Recording in their YouTube video?

Of the three Monetization Policies you can select to apply to your Sound Recording through our Content ID service, only...

My sound recording’s policy is set to monetize, but I don’t want ads to be served on a particular video, what should I do?

When you view your list of potential claims via your EmuBands dashboard, you can select whether you want your pre-selected...

How do I override my sound recording’s default policy for a particular video?

You can either release the claim instead of confirming it, or if you wish for a different monetization policy to...

How long does it take for YouTube to find matches to my Sound Recordings?

YouTube continuously scans its library to find matches – sometimes matches are found within minutes of us delivering your recording,...

How do I update the monetization policy for a Sound Recording that appears on two different products in my EmuBands catalogue?

Duplicate sound recordings can be complicated. If you have an EmuBands Pro subscription, please contact your account manager and they...