YOUR OTHER QUESTIONS

Can I change the song lyrics?

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For songs that are still protected by copyright, no changes may be made to the lyrics or to the tune of the song without the permission from the copyright owner(s). According to the Church Copyright License® Terms of Agreement, point 4.1 states: Church agrees that it will not alter or change the basic lyric, melody, or fundamental character of any Song. […]

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Can we perform live music at a coffee house?

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This is not an area that we can legally cover under the Church Copyright License®. An organization’s Church Copyright License® would permit making copies of covered songs for the purpose of leading congregational worship singing during a worship service at a coffee house. If you are performing copyrighted songs, that are not owned by yourself, at […]

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Contact CCLI Customer Service Support

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Inquiries regarding your current licenses and services with CCLI: Phone:  800-234-2446 x 3 during our office hours  7:00 am – 4:00 pm (Pacific), Monday through Friday (Closed public holidays). Email:  Support@ccli.com Please provide your organization’s license number or the organization’s name and address. CCLI 17205 SE Mill Plain Blvd Ste 150 Vancouver, WA 98683 USA    

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Contact for CCLI Sales Department

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Questions regarding new licenses and services offered by CCLI: Phone:  800-234-2446 x 4 during office hours 7:00 am – 4:00 pm (Pacific), Monday through Friday (Closed public holidays). Email:  sales@ccli.com CCLI 17205 SE Mill Plain Blvd Ste 150 Vancouver, WA 98683 USA

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Does the Copyright License cover radio or television (cable) broadcasting?

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The Copyright License (CCL) cannot cover the broadcasting of your services on radio or television.  Instead, you may refer to the following companies to obtain a  Broadcast License to use copyrighted songs on the radio or on television: ASCAP at www.ascap.com, or 615-742-5000 BMI at www.bmi.com or 404-261-5151 SESAC at www.sesac.com, or 1-800-826-9996

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Essential Communications

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If your organization has an active license with CCLI, it is required that the primary contacts of your organization receive communications regarding your license and services with CCLI. Essential information you are required to receive are subjects such as: the status and the renewal of the licenses and services you have with CCLI, and information regarding your reporting assignments. For […]

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How do we order the Worship Leader Magazine or Song Discovery?

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Customers with an active Church Copyright License may take advantage of a discount offered by Worship Leader for an annual subscription to their Worship Leader Magazine. You may use one of these options to place your order for the magazine only: Order online at http://ccli.com/worship-resources/worship-leader-magazine/ or click on the Worship Leader Magazine link located on the home page of our website. […]

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If a book is out of print, is it okay to make copies?

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Although a song book may be out of print, the songs contained in the book may still be under copyright protection. Choral or arrangement music would need permission from the copyright owners of any copyrighted material contained in the book in order to make any copies. With the Copyright License®,  the musical score may be copied from a congregational song […]

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Our worship team wants to record a worship CD. Is this covered by CCLI®?

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We’re sorry but this is not covered by any licenses offered by CCLI®. If your intention is to record and produce a commercial CD featuring your organization’s worship team you will need to obtain permission from each song’s copyright owner. The coverage under the Church Copyright License® regarding recording is the permission to record the live music during the church’s worship […]

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Publisher’s Contact Information

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To find a publisher’s contact information: Go to www.ccli.com  and find the Song Search tool on the lower right corner of the page. Click on the “Authorized Catalogs” button and locate the name of the song’s copyright owner. If the copyright owner is found, their contact information is listed to the right.  

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What is SongSelect®?

Posted by & filed under SONGSELECT, YOUR OTHER QUESTIONS.

SongSelect® is a resource for lyrics, chord sheets, lead sheets, and vocal sheets for songs that are contracted with CCLI. This is an online subscription service available only for organizations with an active Church Copyright License®. Information regarding the various packages for SongSelect is located at www.ccli.com under “What We Provide”. You may place your […]

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