We are a society of songwriters, composers and music publishers. We license organisations to play, perform or make available copyright music on behalf of our members and overseas societies, and distribute...
May 21st, 2013 by Music Ally
May 10th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
Want a flippant answer to the question of how to solve copyright problems? Stop having panel debates about copyright problems. Very little ever got solved through people with microphones arguing about...
April 4th, 2013 by Music Ally
British collecting society PRS for Music has announced its financial results for 2012, revealing that its collections rose 1.7% year-on-year to £641.8m.
February 12th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
PRS for Music is struggling to pay royalties to writers for 50% of the electronic music songs played on British radio, due to incomplete metadata or writers having failed to register with the collecting...
December 4th, 2012 by Music Ally
The British government's Intellectual Property Office has come under attack from a range of rightsholder bodies over its 'Consultation on Copyright'.
November 21st, 2012 by Music Ally
A group of UK creative industry companies and bodies have teamed up to take forward recommendations from July's Copyright Works report by Richard Hooper.
October 22nd, 2012 by Music Ally
British songwriters earned £187.7m from use of their music outside the UK in 2011, up 10.6% year-on-year, according to new figures released by PRS.
July 12th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge
The European Commission has published its proposals to modernise collecting societies and simplify pan-European music licensing. They call for “improved governance and greater transparency”...
July 6th, 2012 by Music Ally
CueSongs has inked a deal with PRS for Music to expand its licensing services. Now it will include PRS' 'Communication to the public' rights.