• What is the process for a movie getting a song written by a popular artist?

    28 days ago - By Movies Stack Exchange

    Songs written for movies by well-known artists are quite common, with examples such as Hozier for Tarzan , Ellie Goulding for 50 Shades of Grey and Pink for Charlie's Angels , sometimes going as far as to reference the film within the song. These songs are then often released by the artist as a single, or part of an album.
    I would assume this means that the rights to the song are kept by the original artist or writer, allowing them to make money from the song in their own right, and the property is leased by the movie production to be included within the movie.
    My question is: how does...
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