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Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society The BR1 Agreement is aimed at the BBC for use of music in programming, trailers, jingles and production music sound recordings on its stations.

How we collect money for your music used by BBC Radio?

How often should you expect to be paid?

3-8 months after transmission.

Do we pay you for each track used?


What do we charge a customer for the use of your music?

An annual lump sum.

What commission rate do you pay us on the royalties collected?


What does the scheme exclude?

The use of music for retail video or cinema release. Commercial music for use in most types of sponsorship messages.

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