Join as a writer

Is PRS for Music right for you?

Joining PRS for Music as a songwriter or composer means you can earn money when your music is used. You don’t need to be signed to a record label or a publisher, but you do need to be identified as the copyright owner of a musical work. 

If you're a DJ and you're creating your own music, you can join. This includes any remixing or sampling of other people's music. You might also be a producer who's included in the copyright shares for a work, although it's more usual for producers not to be included.

If you're playing music as a DJ, representing a record label, or performing in a covers band, you can't collect royalties as you won't have a writing credit. We’re here to collect and distribute royalties for the creators and publishers of musical works.

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Funding new music

PRS Foundation is the UK’s leading funder of new music and talent development across all genres, supporting music creators to develop their careers and reach their audiences every year.

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