Music TV licence

Who needs this licence

TV channels that feature music videos or music programming in the majority of their broadcast schedule. 

What this licence covers

The UK broadcast of members’ music as part of programmes, adverts and trailers on linear TV channels.

The copying in the UK of members' music into programmes and trailers.

How we calculate the licence fee

The licence fee is six percent of your channel's annual gross broadcast revenue, subject to the annual minimum fee per channel, which for 2017 is £16,170.

Apply for a licence

Please complete the application form and email to tvchannels@prsformusic.com or post to the following address:

Broadcast Licensing
PRS for Music
2 Pancras Square
London
N1C 4AG

Once we have received your application, we will assign you an account manager who will be in contact to set up your licence. For further information please contact the licensing team on +44 (0)20 3741 4151.