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Unpaid royalties 

Sometimes music is used and we're unable to identify who to pay. PRS for Music has tools available to assist with claiming unpaid royalties.

Online Copyright Control

Unpaid Online UK royalties for Copyright Control shares of works occur when not all the shares on a work have been claimed.

Download online copyright control

Online unmatched usage

Unpaid Online UK royalties for unmatched works occur when we've been unable to identify who to pay the royalties to.

Download online unmatched usage

Unnotified works

Publisher members can review all our unnotified works - these are works where the writer has been identified but publisher details have not yet been confirmed.

Download unnotified works

Each usage is worth at least £1.00.

Works are divided according to their approximate royalty value into the following four bands:

££££ - Works worth over £100+
£££ - Works worth between £50-99
££ - Works worth between £25-49
£ - Works worth between £1-24

How to claim unpaid royalties

If you're a member, you can make a claim for these unpaid royalties.

Claim unpaid royalties
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