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PRS: People Who Need PPL

PRS for Music and PPL, the UK collecting societies are proposing to create a new joint venture company to handle all public performance licensing for the UK. With businesses currently requiring both licences for playing music in public – PRS for use of...

PRS: Cloud Cover

In one of the biggest slabs of industry news this month, the legal eagles are hovering as PRS for Music have announced that it is taking legal action against streaming service SoundCloud. As reported here by Music Week, PRS...

Royalty Assent: Collection Societies

Enthusiasts of pan-European music licensing hubs will not be disappointed this week, as key collection societies PRS for Music (UK), STIM (Sweden) and GEMA (Germany) officially join forces. The combined venture will apparently increase the speed and accuracy of...

PRS Launches De Paul Prize

PRS for Music Foundation and PRS for Music Members Benevolent Fund have launched the Lynsey de Paul Prize. The career-developing prize has been set up to help emerging female singers / songwriters. Winners will receive a £2,000 development bursary...

Ivor Cutler

The 60th Ivor Novello Awards took place last week (Thursday May 21st to be exact) at London’s Grosevenor House with fifteen awards presented to an eclectic bunch including Boy George, Annie Lennox, Bob Geldof and Midge Ure Its almost...

PRS Launches Live Review

PRS for Music has announced a review of the way it licenses gigs and festivals. The eight week consultation period will seek to scrutinise the Popular Music Concerts Tariff (Tariff LP) that is applicable to all ticketed live popular...

PRSF Emerging Artists at SXSW

PRS for Music Foundation (PRSF) has announced 14 emerging artists who will receive funding to perform at this year’s South by South West (SXSW) festival taking place in Austin, Texas from March 13th-22nd. The funding has been awarded through...

Momentum in Timely Annoucement

You know that the year is truly in full swing when another Momentum fund announcement is made, causing blind panic at Gen HQ when we realise we really have scraped the barrel clean for headers this time. PRS for...

Momentum gains further…Momentum

Funding for the Momentum Music Fund has been extended for another year after completing its initial two-year pilot. The scheme was created by Arts Council England (ACE) and delivered by PRS for Music Foundation. It started in 2013 and...

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