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PetitLyrics Posting Guidelines

Check the following before posting lyrics to PetitLyrics .
Posting Guidelines
How to view the management page
Songs that are individually licensed

*The following content are subject to change without prior notice.
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PetitLyrics Posting Guidelines


This page lists guidelines for posting lyrics to PetitLyrics.

■ Some lyrics cannot be posted/Guidelines for posting availability
In PetitLyrics, you can post lyrics for musical works managed (and licensed) by JASRAC, NexTone, as well as individually licensed works (including those managed by the composers themselves).
Checks the licensing status on the managed works search page (management page) of the JASRAC, NexTone, websites, or from the list below for individual works.

To the Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (JASRAC) management page
To the NexTone management page

*For details about each management screen, click here.

Songs that are individually licensed

Works that cannot be posted
∙ Works with lyrics that are not published (including before release)
∙ Works without lyrics (instrumental)
(*In general, it is OK to post instrumental versions of songs)

Note
∙ A “JASRAC” sticker on a CD does not necessarily means that lyrics of the song can be posted Some works are registered with JASRAC, NexTone, with a condition prohibiting the distribution of lyrics.
Licensing status differs from work to work. Be sure to check each management page. Go to the management pages here.
∙ Licensing status changes from time to time Check the current status before posting lyrics.
∙ The information on a management page may not be current, depending on when it was last updated
∙ If PetitLyrics finds that the licensing status has changed after the lyrics were posted, lyrics that have already been distributed may become hidden (distribution will be suspended) or hidden lyrics may be published (redistributed)

⇒Works that you are the copyright holder
You can post the lyrics that copyright is managed by yourself, such as you are the writer of the lyrics.
* Please check the "I am the copyright holder of this lyrics" option when you post the lyrics on Petitlyrics Maker, then enter the name of the copyright holder.
* Please allow us to distribute your works for free.
* You can not post a parody song which is not officially accepted even if you are the writer of the lyrics.
Please contact us by the CONTACT US form for more details

*Lyrics data is always checked for copyright status and those not licensed are suspended from display.




■ Guidelines for lyrics text input
Enter lyrics text as written on the CD lyrics card or official website (of the artist or label).

Notes on input
∙ You cannot post translations of lyrics
∙ You can post readings for Japanese characters for lyrics
∙ You cannot post a parody of a song not registered on the management page of a copyright management organization listed in ■ Guidelines for posting availability above or in the list of individually licensed works
∙ Use ellipsis (...), dots (・・・), and periods(.) exactly as they are used in the official version
∙ Use double-byte (Japanese text) or single-byte characters as well as upper and lower case characters exactly as used in the official version
∙ Do not use single-byte Japanese characters
∙ As special characters (machine specific characters) may not be displayed correctly, replace them with single-byte blank spaces
∙ Enter information other than lyrics text on the metadata entry screen when posting lyrics
∙ An identical member should not post lyrics of exactly the same song multiple times Duplicated data may become hidden (distribution will be suspended).




■ Enter music data correctly/Guidelines for metadata input
∙ What is metadata?
 ⇒ In PetitLyrics, metadata refers to any information associated with music other than lyrics text.
(Metadata includes artist, album, lyricist, composer, etc., and other data entered after clicking Post in PetitLyrics Maker)
∙ Enter the metadata correctly
Check with the CD, official website (of the artist or label), or legitimate download website for the correct data.
(Note that metadata displayed when you load a CD using music management software may contain incorrect data and using it may result in posting lyrics with incorrect metadata)

Notes on input
∙ Use ellipsis (...), dots (・・・), and periods(.) exactly as they are used in the official version
∙ Use double-byte (Japanese text) or single-byte characters as well as upper and lower case characters exactly as used in the official version
∙ Do not use single-byte Japanese characters
∙ As special characters (machine specific characters) may not be displayed correctly, replace them with single-byte blank spaces
  Example: ♡ (heart), ♫ (music notes)
∙ As special numerical characters (machine specific characters) may not be displayed correctly, replace them as follows
  Example: ① (circled one) ⇒ Use the alternative expression used on the official website (of the artist or label). If it is not found, use a plain numeral.
    Album name ① ⇒ Album name 1
  Example: Ⅳ (Roman numeral 4) ⇒ IV (upper case i and v)
∙ Enter related information in the comment column, not in the title or album column
∙ If the album name does not exist or cannot be identified, leave the album column blank


VOCALOID works
While this genre uses a variety of artist names, titles, and albums, PetitLyrics requires members to enter metadata for VOCALOID works as mentioned below to facilitate management of lyrics.
*Use expressions used on the CD (if any), official website, or legitimate download website.

Example of artist name
∙ Producer name (P ***)
∙ Producer name (P ***) featuring (or feat.) VOCALOID character name (Hatsune Miku, etc.)
∙ Singer name (for an amateur cover of a song)
∙ Producer name (P ***) featuring (or feat.) singer name (for an amateur cover of a song)

The following cannot be used for the artist or album name
∙ VOCALOID
∙ Vocaloid
∙ VOCALOID character name alone (Hatsune Miku, etc.)
If there is no album name or it cannot be identified, leave the album column blank.

Search keyword registration
PetitLyrics registers search keywords so that the members can find lyrics by searching for a VOCALOID character name or producer name.
If you can only find lyrics by searching for a VOCALOID character name or producer name, we will consider registering the missing keywords. Contact us using the Lyrics Problem Report button on the lyrics page for lyrics posted on the PetitLyrics website.
1) Choose Title, artist, or lyrics under Problem Details.
2) Enter the following in Problem: You can specify multiple keywords.
Please register “******” as a search keyword for the artist.


Solo song of an artist belonging to a group
For a song by an artist belonging to a group, enter the member name or unit name (within the group) for the artist.

Example: Title/artist
Correct: Sore wa yappari kimi deshita/Kazunari Ninomiya
Wrong: Sore wa yappari kimi deshita/Arashi

Search keyword registration
PetitLyrics registers search keywords so that members can find lyrics by searching for a member name or group name.
If you can only find lyrics by searching for a VOCALOID character name or producer name, we will consider registering the missing keywords. Contact us using the Lyrics Problem Report button on the lyrics page for lyrics posted on the PetitLyrics website.
1) Choose Title, artist, or lyrics under Problem Details.
2) Enter the following in Problem: You can specify multiple keywords.
Please register “******” as a search keyword for the artist.


Omnibus/compilation album (a single album by multiple artists)
∙ Enter the artist name of each song in Artist Name
∙ You cannot use Various Artists (V.A.) or the album name as the artist name


If the posted data is incorrect, we will ask you to correct the data or the posted lyrics will become hidden (distribution will be suspended). Please enter the correct data.


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How to view the management page

You can post lyrics if they satisfy the following conditions:

JASRAC


∙ Lyricist is registered
∙ A J mark is indicated in the Distribution column for the lyrics (in the red frame in the image)
∙ Nothing is written in Note

*For a non-Japanese song, classification of the rights is too complex and posted lyrics may be refused for posting at the final stage of the rights status check.
*A non-Japanese song refers to songs with copyrights managed by a non-Japanese management organization. This classification is for JASRAC management, and is different from the classification of Japanese and non-Japanese songs.



NexTone


∙ Lyricist is registered
∙ A ○ mark is indicated in the Distribution column under Divisible Rights for the lyrics (in the red frame in the image)



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Songs that are individually licensed

Lyrics for songs listed below can be posted.

∙ Songs of the listed artists managed by JASRAC, NexTone, are not listed below See the management page for each organization. (Go to the management pages here)
∙ License information is constantly updated

Licensed Artists/Songs
Artist
  ∙ Yoko Kose
  ∙ Momoko Kurasawa


Artist NameSong Title
NanoSAVIOR OF SONG (feat. MY FIRST STORY)
NanoDestiny -12 Kaime no Kiseki-


Lyrics
Lyrics written by the following lyricists:
*For lyricists marked with ◆, only select works can be posted Check the explanation before posting.

◆ ANOTHER INFINITY
◆ AZUMA
◆ Kamase Dora
◆ STARVING TRANCER

◆ ... Distribution of lyrics for works where the publisher is not EXIT TUNES may be prohibited
Check with the management work search page (management page) to see if these works can be distributed.
Go to the management pages here.



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