Difference Between PRS and PPL

The PRS and the PPL both collect music licensing fees on behalf of song writers, composers and publishers. The PRS collects and pay royalties to their members when their music is exploited in one of…

Can I Sell Cover Songs on iTunes

Lots of users have been asking if they can sell their cover songs on iTunes. Lots of users have been asking if they can sell their cover songs on iTunes.

PRS’ Will Page On State Of UK Music Business

Will Page, Chief Economist at PRS lays out where the music business is at with some slides and charts. Recorded Thursday afternoon at Born to be Wide, Edinburgh. The major declines are in the major…

PRS Appoints New CEO

The Performing Rights Society for Music is replacing current head honcho Jeremy Fabinyi on 25 January with Robert Ashcroft, a former Disney and Sony exec. Ashcroft headed Sony’s network services division in Europe, and its…

PRS and YouTube Finally Come To An Agreement on Music Licensing Deal

Previously here at RouteNote we have been pretty critical of the PRS and how they go about their business. However, today the PRS and YouTube have finally announced that they have come to an agreement…

PRS: Performing Rights Scam!

The music industry is very confusing at times, even for people within the industry. For musicians who are unsigned or independent it seems a complete nightmare. Who does the unsigned musician signup to? Who do…

YouTube Baulks at PRS Rates

VS In what may prove a revolutionary move, YouTube is refusing to pay the increased licensing fee that the MCPS/PRS alliance has demanded for the right to stream music videos for signed artists in the…