PRS for Music - Music Copyright, Royalties and Licensing

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About PRS for Music

PRS for Music is the home of PRS and MCPS, representing the rights of over 115,000 members.

We license organisations to play, perform or make available copyright music on behalf of our members and those of overseas societies, distributing the royalties to them fairly and efficiently.

We promote and protect the value of copyright.

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Latest news

New JV would focus on serving all UK public performance licensing customers and is anticipated to start licensing in 2017
The 5th Song Academy Young Songwriter Competition 2016 seeks to find the latest songwriting talent.
Ghostpoet, Andrew Ashong and Dr Meaker announced to launch 2016’s series of ‘PRS Presents’ live music gigs
PRS for Music Foundation announces 20 winning commissions for New Music Biennial 2017, 2nd edition of New Music Biennial to contribute to Hull UK City of Culture 2017

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