We thank you, our License Holders, for a fantastic year of ministry. Wishing you peace, blessings, and joy in the New Year. Happy 2018!

Year-In-Review Statistics

1.5 million+ services and masses reported
800,000+ titles reported
150,000+ music image files and MP3s available
65,000+ titles in the song catalog

With nearly 20,000 active licenses, the ONE LICENSE service covers the entirety of North America, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as the rest of the English-speaking church.

Top Ten Posts of 2017

Have you missed any of these blog posts?  Ranked below, by our License Holders, are the top posts of this year.

#1: WLP becomes a Member Publisher

Chicago, Illinois—World Library Publications (WLP), the music and liturgy division of J.S. Paluch Company, Inc., announced the company will become a Member Publisher of ONE LICENSE, the leading licensor of congregational music for Roman Catholic and mainline Protestant churches and schools, effective March 1…

#2: Acquisition of Word of Life International

ONE LICENSE, LLC is excited and honoured to announce that, effective 1st July 2017, all Word of Life International customers will become a part of the ONE LICENSE family, bringing new functionality and services to customers of the Word of Life service in Australia and New Zealand. ONE LICENSE, jointly owned by GIA…

#3: Tutorial Video Series

Below is our tutorial video series for the updated ONE LICENSE web platform, launched on January 1, 2017. The “why” of reporting can be understood in the “Reprint Usage Reports: Expanding Awareness and Empowering Ability” article from guest author, Kyle Cothern. Mr. Cothern serves as Associate Permissions…

#4: Reporting Mass Settings

Most ONE LICENSE members would be aware that songs and hymns that are reproduced under ONE LICENSE must be reported each and every time the titles are used. The ONE LICENSE website provides a listing for every Sunday to facilitate an easy and manageable way to keep track of your reports. However, there seems to…

#5: Unveiling the Practice-Track License

Chicago, Illinois—Teaching music to a church choir, soloist, and ensemble just became much easier. ONE LICENSE has totally revamped the pricing structure of its Practice-Track License. Now, for a simple and affordable annual fee, church music directors can share both commercial tracks and their own recordings of…

#6: Supplemental Hymnals

The Student Parish at my university in Michigan made great use of the “supplemental hymnal” concept. While they had older hymnals—the Voices As One series from WLP and Cross Generation from GIA—there was still a need to collect our other favorite songs and hymns not found in those resources, and bind them in a way…

#7: Manual Submissions

The manual submission process is a helpful tool for generating the ONE LICENSE database and can help clarify the titles you are searching for when used prudently. Read on for more information on manual submissions. When OneLicense.net was created in the early 2000s, a large number of Member Publishers…

#8: January Webinars

Webinar Training Series | January 2017

Webinar #1—designed for LicenSing Online specific customers.

Webinar #2—designed for OneLicense.net specific customers.

#9: Invoice Payments

For license holders outside of the United States, see below for your invoice payment options. Many of these are new options since the mergers on January 1 and April 1, 2017. All License Holders are able to pay without logging in at: https://onelicense.net/pay-invoice. You will need the invoice number and account…

#10: Australia/New Zealand Webinar

Hello, License Holders! This webinar was originally held on Tuesday, May 23 at 9:00am AEST (Monday, May 22 at 6pm CT) for the benefit of our new members from Australia and New Zealand. Take a look at the video below to gain the knowledge and expertise you need on the new ONE LICENSE…


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