Broadcasting and GVL

Broadcast licensing

At GVL, we issue licences to broadcasters for the use and exploitation of commercially published sound recordings and music videos on the radio and on TV, in accordance with the assigned rights we manage for our rights holders.

Radio broadcasters

Radio broadcasters represent a significant group of licensees with GVL. GVL issues licences to private and public radio broadcasters for the use of music that has been released on sound recordings in return for appropriate remuneration.

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Kopfhörer Mann

Registration for private radio broadcasters

The first step for a private radio broadcaster to become licensed is to complete the registration form. Once you have completed and signed the form, please email it to us at sender@gvl.de or send it by post. Once we have received it, we will select the appropriate broadcasting agreement and get back to you.

Registration private radio stations (German)

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Gitarre

Are you a public broadcaster?

If you are a public broadcaster, please contact us directly at sender@gvl.de.

 

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Trompeter

Are you a private radio broadcaster and want to get more info?

Here you can find more information on general, individual or marketing  agreements (in German).

General agreement (APR/VAUNET)

Radio agreement association-affiliated (sample)

Radio agreement association-unaffiliated (sample)

Marketing contract

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Broadcast reports

You can send your broadcast reports to GVL electronically. Our data management team is happy to provide help and advice - you can find their contact details in the contact box below.

Contacts

Broadcast licences

Contacts

Accounting queries

Contacts

Broadcast reports

Looking for documents and forms?

TV broadcasters

Private and public TV broadcasters also require a licence from GVL for the broadcast of music from sound recordings or the use of music video clips. GVL grants exploitation rights to the broadcasters in return for appropriate remuneration.

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Mann Klappe

Registration private TV stations

In order to register a private TV broadcaster with GVL please complete our registration form, sign it and email it to sender@gvl.de or post it to us. Once we have received it, our team will select the appropriate broadcasting agreement and get back to you.

Registration private TV stations
 

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Yoga

Are you a public broadcaster?

If you are a public broadcaster, please contact us with your query directly at sender@gvl.de.

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DJ

Are you a private TV broadcaster and want to get more info?

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Mikro

Broadcast reports

You can send your broadcast reports electronically or manually to GVL. Our data management team is happy to provide help and advice - you can find their contact details in the contact box below.

Contacts

Broadcast licences

Contacts

Accounting queries

Contacts

Broadcast reports

Exclusion of rights/restrictions

The following list shows rights exclusions/restrictions that apply to radio and TV broadcasters (in German).