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Production MusicProduction music (also known as library music) is high quality and cost effective music specifically written for synchronisation or dubbing into audio and audio-visual productions, from TV or radio adverts to feature films, websites and even viral marketing campaigns.

 

MCPS (part of the PRS for Music group) offers quality production music written by professional songwriters and composers. We represent more than 600,000 tracks and sound effects from over 200 libraries spanning all genres of music.
 
Clearing the music rights you need is a straightforward online process and there are no copyright owner permissions to obtain.

 

We offer:

  • Over 600,000 top quality tracks and sound effects
  • Pre-cleared for any type of usage
  • Worldwide rights in perpetuity

View a full summary of our cost-effective rates

Download our production rate card
Download our new rate card

Apply for a music licence

 

Television or radio broadcast

If you are a television or radio broadcaster and are going to be broadcasting MCPS production music on your channel, you will need a licence to do so. Our broadcast team can arrange the correct licences, covering both the making and broadcasting of programmes, so please contact them directly at:

TV: www.prsformusic.com/tv or email tvchannels@prsformusic.com

Radio: www.prsformusic.com/radio or email radiolicensing@prsformusic.com

Broadcast licensees

These summary tables are intended to offer guidance to MCPS production music publisher members about current MCPS production music licences for UK television and radio broadcasters and independent production companies. The information may be subject to future change and updated versions will be uploaded regularly.

View current MCPS production music broadcast licensees 

 

TV programming rates for independent production companies

TV programming rates for independent production companies that have signed up to the IPC scheme can be viewed here

  

 

 

 
Further information


If you need any further information, please contact us on:

Tel
0208 378 7555
(9am - 5.30pm Mon – Fri)

Email
applications@prsformusic.com

 
Getting a licence


Step 1

Choose a music library

 

Step 2

Listen to the tracks.

Select the music or sound effect. Keep a note of the details:

  • track title
  • catalogue number or CD number
  • track number
  • songwriter/composer
  • library name

 

Step 3

Decide upon the licence requirements, get a quote and pay.

 

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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.