figure out what type of license you will be looking for with the project you are working on.
If you want to re-record a song and resell it in the form of a single/album
Performing Rights Licenses
This permit is usually granted to broadcasting parties/companies such as radio and television.
For publication in the form of notations, scores or song lyrics that are circulated commercially.
By obtaining this license, song users can exploit someone's creations in the form of audio