Can there be multiple songs with the same title?

So, can two different songs have the same name? The answer is yes! U.S. copyright law considers “names, titles, and short phrases” to possess an “insufficient amount of authorship or creativity.” That means song titles aren’t long enough to enjoy the protection of a copyright.

What two songs have the same tune?

57 Songs That Sound The Same

  • Maceo “Nextel Chirp” (2005) Image via Complex Original.
  • 50 Cent “Ayo Technology” (2007)
  • Young Money “Bedrock” (2009)
  • Radiohead “Idioteque” (2000)
  • Spoon “I Turn My Camera On” (2005)
  • Drake “I’m Goin’ In” (2008)
  • The Police “Message in a Bottle” (1979)
  • DJ Khaled “We Takin’ Over” (2007)

Can two music artists have the same name?

Two (or more) bands with the same name. But let’s face it: with millions of bands online, there’s actually a decent chance another active group has exactly the same name as you. And the likelihood two bands with the same name increases if you are managing or working with several artists.

Is copying melodies illegal?

Music compositions*, like other forms of creative expression, are protected by copyright under the law. Under the Copyright Act of 1976, which took effect in 1978, anytime a person writes or records an original piece of music, a copyright automatically exists.

What happens if two artists have the same name?

Technologically, artist names are totally independent from earnings tracking. So you’re all good and have nothing to worry about.

Can artist have the same name?

Although technically there can be more than one artist with the same name, it is recommended that the name of an individual artist be unique from any other established artist. Having a unique artist’s name eliminates confusion in the marketplace and gives an artist a clear brand to market their art.

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