PRS for Music is a society of songwriters, composers and music publishers

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PRS for Music is home to more than 100,000 songwriter, composer and publisher members. We collect and distribute royalties for our members when their music is played, performed or made available around the world in line with our distribution policies.

  • Writer /
    Composer

    I write or compose songs
    and/or music


    Do you write your own songs or music? If so, and they are being performed, you can join PRS for Music and start earning money from your music. You do not need to have a signed contract with a music publisher or record company to join.
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  • Publish
    music

    I publish music on behalf of writers


    Music publishers can join PRS for Music to collect royalties when works from their catalogue are performed. If you have at least 15 works in your catalogue - and the contracts to prove it - you are eligible to join.
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  • In a band

    I am in a band and have writing credits on the songs


    Do you perform in a band and have writing credits on all or some of your songs? If so, then you can join PRS for Music and start earning money from your songs. You do not need to have a signed contract with a music publisher or record company to join. 
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    I am in a band but do not have writing credits on the songs


    Are you in a band which performs original songs, but have not been part of the songwriting process? If so, you do not need to join PRS for Music.
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  • Dance music producer

    I am a dance music producer


    Are you producing your own dance music tracks? If so, and they are being played or performed live, you can join PRS for Music and start earning money from your tracks.
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  • DJ

    I am a DJ but do not produce my own tracks


    Are you a DJ but not producing your own material? If so, you do not need to join PRS for Music.
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  • Produce music for artists

    I produce music for artists and have writing credits


    Are you producing songs for bands or solo artists and have songwriting credits? If so, and they are played or performed live, you can join PRS for Music and start earning money from your songs.
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  • Record label

    I represent a record label


    Do you work for or run your own record label? If so, you do not need to join PRS for Music as a member, however you may need to get a licence from us.
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  • Arrange existing pieces of music

    I arrange existing pieces of music still in copyright


    Are you arranging existing pieces of music still in copyright for public performance? If so, you do not need to join PRS for Music as you will not have received writer credits for these works.
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    I arrange existing pieces of music that are not in copyright
    (public domain)


    Are you arranging existing pieces of music that are not in copyright for public performance? If so, you may want to consider joining PRS for Music as you will have received some writer credits for these works.
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PLEASE NOTE: On 1 July 2013 the legal entity behind the PRS for Music brand changed its registered name from The MCPS-PRS Alliance Limited to PRS for Music Limited.

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