Did you know that there is a way to legally use music in your voiceover work without being a musician or paying lots of money for individual tracks? Royalty-free music are songs with established licensing agreements which give you permission to use the tracks on your projects.
Now let's get into my favorite websites to find royalty-free music.
Artlist Music has your back! They offer unlimited downloads of hand-picked, high-quality songs that are copyright-free. Membership costs less than $200 for a full year. What's more, they add new tracks every week to keep the library fresh and exciting!
Epidemic Sound. You can listen to as many tracks as you want, and if you have a paid subscription, it lets you download as many as 30 tracks per day. But wait—there's more! You can also make playlists so that if you need a group of tracks for a certain project or mood, they'll be waiting for you when the time comes.
Pixabay - This website is particularly useful for finding royalty-free media of all kinds. The site allows you to browse for images, videos, and music. With the free version you can only download one song at a time, however. The paid version lets you download entire zip files, which is way more practical if you want several songs at once.
Stock Music is a place where you can find music to use in your projects, whether you're creating a podcast, YouTube video, commercial, or more. Best of all, the site is super easy to use: just search by genre or mood and listen to a preview before downloading the track!
Mixkit. With over 54 million+ stock videos, royalty-free music, photos, graphics, templates & more, this is a one-stop shop for your music licensing needs.
Soundstripe is a subscription-based music licensing platform that makes it easy for video creators or voiceover artists like you to get the perfect music track for any project. You don't have to worry about copyright issues or bad songs from bands who named themselves after their favorite genre of music.
Blue Dot Sessions is a collection of modern, minimalist acoustic music, perfect for film and media. Their tracks are typically instrumental and acoustic, but can also produce rock, alternative, jazz, orchestral, electronic and ambient pieces.
PremiumBeat is the industry leader in high-quality royalty-free music for advertising, social media, and podcasts. With a huge selection of tracks in every genre, it's easy to find the perfect background music to set the stage for your next video project.
Audionetwork. The best part about this website is that it allows you to download your favorite songs in any format you want and enjoy them whenever you want without any restrictions at all.
ZapSplat is a free sound effects website with an easy-to-use interface. It has a wide range of categories that include animals, appliances, atmospheric, cities and towns, computer and technology, industry and agriculture, people and voices, weather, musical instruments, sports, transportation and vehicles.
I hope you found this article helpful! Where is your favorite place to find and download royalty-free music for your project?