What does it cost to use music?

It depends how the music is used, whether live, in the background, on sound recordings or on the internet.Whether many or few people are listening. In order to take this into consideration, there are various GEMA tariffs. It is quick and simple for you to determine your tariff and the fees.

Just use our following options:

  1. Is your query about an event or permanent background music? Please go to our price calculator for music in public.
  2. Do you want to use music on the internet? Please check out our licence shop.
  3. Or do you want to fix music onto sound recordings or similar carriers? Our page music fixation and reproduction onto (sound) carrier  provides an overview of the relevant tariffs. There, you can select the appropriate tariff and check out a PDF with the corresponding licence fee rates.

We also offer a complete tariff overview under tariffs & forms.