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The BR3 Agreement is a MCPS only Blanket Agreement with commercial radio stations, for the use of Production Music in their radio advertisements.

How we collect money for your music used by Independent radio advertisements.

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 based on the 'RAJAR' Listening Hours.

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


What does the scheme cover?

The use of production music, i.e. music which has been specifically created for TV/Radio/Advertising use.

What does the scheme exclude?

The use of commercial music (covered under the 'SG1 scheme')

Special Considerations

Independent radio stations may share commercials but will be required to pay an additional fee of 20% over their base fee.

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