The audio for your songs is just the tip of the iceberg. With it, comes a lot of metadata that is needed for you to be accurately identified. Who wrote this song? Who played it? Who produced it?
Metadata is the answer to all these questions and is used by Spotify, collective rights societies and almost everyone in the music industry for payments and discoverability.
Think metadata next time you ask Alexa who's playing, or receive a pay check from your copyrights.
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