Tag: prs

Read More

PRS for Music launches a data dashboard for songwriters

PRS for Music is the latest company to join the analytics bonanza with the launch yesterday (5 November) of a bespoke royalty dashboard for writers, their managers and publishers. It is available to all PRS members through...
Read More

PRS conference on AI – 17th October 2019

PRS for Music is hosting an event on 17th October at its London offices on AI and music and what it will mean for music creation as well as royalty payments. PRS Explores: Artificial Intelligence – Melody + The Machine...
Read More

PRS for Music reveals its next CEO: Andrea C. Martin

British collecting society PRS for Music has a new incoming CEO. Andrea C. Martin will be taking up the position on 17 June, with a background as president and CEO of three international business units with Readers Digest...
Read More

PRS for Music boss puts Fortnite on notice after record collections

British collecting society PRS for Music saw its collections grow by 4.4% to £746m (around $965.4m) in 2018, setting a new record. £603.6m was distributed to members, down 0.2% year-on-year “caused by processing delays...
Read More

PRS for Music publishes new date on women songwriters

We wrote earlier this month about data published by Spotify showing how few of its top 50 songs in Norway last year involved women songwriters or producers. Now British collecting society PRS for Music has put out some numbers...
Read More

Keychange initiative presents its gender-parity manifesto

The Keychange initiative is the drive, led by PRS Foundation in the UK, to get the music industry and politicians alike to think more about gender-parity issues. Today, the organisation is presenting its ‘manifesto...
Read More

Music Ally Report 377 – Unsafe harbour?: sink or swim for digital music

Our cover feature looks at why the PRS/SoundCloud legal tussle is a foreshadowing of the single biggest issue that will impact on the digital music industry next year. At the very heart of it is the viability and future of...
Read More

PRS for Music launches pro-creator Streamfair campaign

Collecting society PRS for Music is stepping up its activism in the streaming music space, while reminding the industry that its royalties from streaming in the last year overtook downloads with £38.8m and £26.7m respectively....
Read More

PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA cleared to launch licensing hub

Three of the key collecting societies in Europe have been cleared to continue their plans to create a pan-European licensing and processing hub, following an investigation by the European Commission. PRS for Music, STIM and...
Read More

PRS for Music’s online income overtook recorded media in 2014

British collecting society PRS for Music says its latest financial results “maintains year-on-year growth”, with combined royalty income for PRS and MCPS of £664.3m – up 1% year-on-year “on a constant currency basis”....
Read More

EC takes deeper look at PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA plans

The ambitious plan by European collecting societies PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA to create a joint venture may be about to run into regulatory buffers with the European Commission. The EC has “opened an in-depth investigation”...
Read More

PRS ‘disappointed’ at Global Repertoire Database collapse

The ambitious Global Repertoire Database (GRD) project to aggregate information about songs from collecting societies and publishers collapsed last week, despite participants having invested £8m in getting it up and running....