Advice on copyrights for music

Who owns the copyrights for a song in a movie? Is it the film producer or the composer? And is using a song or background music of a film in a video we make and posting it publicly on YouTube or on any other public source like television without any permission from the film makers or the composer of the music violation of copyright?

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In general the movie producer has the copy right for a song/back ground score in the movie as he has paid for the same to the music composer.
It is a violation by TV Channels/You tube if they are playing song/back ground score without express permission of movie producer.

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