However, while getting an occasional free tune may be just fine for a casual uploader, you definitely need more reassurance for your commercial and business related videos. Its perfectly safe to use copyrighted music on YouTube, as long as you obtain the permission from the copyright owner.
Is copyright free music safe to use?
Free music can be a result of one of two things: music in the public domain and music released under a Creative Commons license. The former is usually safe to use, but the latter present significant risk. First, music that is not for commercial use should not be used if you want to monetize your blog.
Is it safe to use royalty free music on YouTube?
In the YouTube Audio Library, you can find royalty-free production music and sound effects to use in your videos. Music and sound effects from the YouTube Audio Library are copyright-safe. The Audio Library is found exclusively in YouTube Studio.
Is it illegal to use royalty free music?
Royalty Free Music is NOT Copyright Free music The creator may not care and say that anyone can use his music for any purpose. In this case the Copyright owner is giving you the “right to copy” his music for any purpose. So it may be free to use but that does not make it free of Copyright.