International Collections

Our international business continues to grow at pace. Reflecting the success of members works on a global level, we have invested in the largest and most pro-active international department of any collection society in the world.  This focus combined with the experience of our team gives us an unparalleled ability to best represent our writer and publisher members’ interests in nearly 100 countries, ensuring their royalties are paid quickly and accurately when their music is used.

2016 International Income over a decade
2016 collections by region made by PRS on behalf of writer and publisher members.
2016 International Income

TV, Radio and Live continues to be the largest revenue source for 2016.

2016 International Income by source
2016 International Income receipts

Over the last five years our international income has grown by £52m to £233.7m, measured on a constant currency basis. Royalties from the online and mobile sectors are helping to drive this year-on-year increase, reflecting the growth in streaming services around the world.