(A) To determine whether the song is unpopular in certain countries.
(B) To ensure that the artist is allowed to promote the cover on social media.
(C) To prevent Content ID claims on the song.
(D) To determine whether the original song is protected by copyright.
An artist should seek legal advice before uploading a cover song in order to determine whether the original song is protected by copyright.
If a song is protected by copyright then uploading a cover song of that video may land you into trouble. Therefore, you should seek legal advice from a lawyer before uploading a cover song.
This question is a part of the YouTube Music Assessment. You can find answers to all the questions asked in this exam in our YouTube Music Assessment Answers page.