PRS For Music Announces Record Royalties Payout

The UK-based organisation has announced a record breaking £699.4 million was paid to songwriters and composers in royalties during 2020.

Why the music industry is still fighting against piracy in 2021

Wasn’t the illegal music download problem solved years ago? Research from PRS for Music shows that’s not the case – but they’re fighting back.

PRS For Music Backs Down On Livestream License Fee Plan

PRS has backed down on charging a flat fee to artists live-streams after outcry and pressure from groups such as Music Venue Trust.

This new simple tool from ICE lets small companies license music in minutes

ICE have launched ‘Licensr’ as a simple solution for licensing for small services to use themselves. ICE is a cross-European hub for music licensing made up of bodies like PRS for Music in the UK,…

What Territories / Countries Do The PRS For Music Manage for Publishing Collection Royalties

The PRS manages territories that are outside of the UK. These licensed territories include: The Bahamas Bermuda Cyprus Gibraltar The Gulf Malta As these territories are managed by the PRS they work on the same…

PRS For Music 2015 finance report revealed showing revenue rises

UK based music royalty collector PRS For Music’s official 2015 financial report has been released after announcing the results earlier this year. The report shows firstly that their 4.7% increase in revenues of £513.5 million…

European Music Licenser ICE Sign First Deal With Google Play Music

A new music licensing body covering all of Europe have signed their first agreement with tech giant Google’s music streamer Google Play Music. ICE represent around 250,000 rights-holders across Europe and hope with this agreement…

Streamfair Campaign Launched by PRS for Music

Music streaming has come a long way since it’s inception with more than 1-trillion songs being streamed in only the first six months of this year, more than was streamed in the entirety of 2014…