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For and in consideration of the potential use of your lyric(s) (“Posted Content”) by Garth Brooks, the adequacy and receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, you hereby grant to Garth Brooks, G.com LLC and Major Bob Music, Inc. a gratis right and license to include your Posted Content in a composition performed by Garth Brooks in video streamed via Facebook Live and in any derivative works created therefrom by Garth Brooks or any affiliated entity. By submitting the Posted Content, you waive any rights, including moral rights and rights of attribution, to any work derived therefrom or any other uses of the Posted Content in accordance with these terms. Garth Brooks, G.com LLC, and Major Bob Music, Inc. shall have the exclusive right throughout the world to register the copyright in and to any derivative work incorporating your Posted Content and to secure any renewals and extensions of such copyright throughout the world. Garth Brooks, G.com LLC, and Major Bob Music, Inc. shall have the unlimited right to modify in any way, to exploit in any way, and make any other use of The Lyrics for any purpose, in any form, and by any means now known or later developed with no additional compensation payable to the undersigned.
You, on behalf of yourself and your agents, representatives, servants, successors, heirs, executors, and administrators, do hereby release, acquit, indemnify, and forever discharge Garth Brooks, G.com LLC, Major Bob Music, Inc., and each of their respective agents, servants, successors, heirs, assigns, licensees, executors, administrators, employees, and affiliated firms, corporations, associations, and partnerships (“Released Parties”) of and from any and all claims, actions, causes of action, demands, rights, damages, costs, compensation, complaints, and liability of every kind and character, including but not limited to claims related to infringement, defamation, and breach, which the undersigned now has or may hereafter accrue, arising out of the use or reproduction of the Posted Content.
This Release and Assignment of Rights (“Release”) expresses the FULL AND COMPLETE SETTLEMENT of all liabilities to you for the use of the Lyrics, and you agree not to look to the Released Parties for any further consideration of any kind with respect to the use or reproduction of the Posted Content.
You warrant and represent that you are the sole owner of any and all rights, including the copyright, in and to the Posted Content and that you have the legal right and power to grant the rights granted herein. You further warrant and represent that you have not assigned or otherwise transferred any interest in any claims you may have against the Released Parties in connection with the Lyrics and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from any liabilities, claims, demands, damages, costs, and attorneys’ fees incurred as a result of any claim or cause of action based upon any assignment or transfer made in violation of this warranty and representation.
This Release is contractual and is not a mere recital. By submitting the Posted Content, you certify that you have read and do understand this Release and submit the Posted Content of your own free will in compliance with these terms and having obtained whatever advice you deems necessary or desirable.