By Tyler Allen on Sonicbids Blog In 2008, many a teenage heart was broken over indie-rock group The Format's break up. Soon after the split, singer Nate Ruess scored huge with a licensing deal for his new band, Fun. This one deal single-handedly took them from underground darlings to worldwide superstars in a matter of months. The key word? Licensing. Let's explore how to get licensed, and how one little song can change your life. The Format's story is a prime jumping-off point. They were a group whose success and popularity were a sign of the changing music industry landscape...

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