Dubbing Music

The ProDub licence

The licence provides permission from the copyright holders of both the musical works (via MCPS) and sound recordings (via PPL) to individuals who wish to dub (copy) music that they privately own onto formats for the specific purpose of using these copies in their professional working capacity ie. a DJ set or fitness class. You can purchase this licence at our MusicShop. Click here to purchase licence.

If you are wishing to live stream a concert or live event to a UK audience, you may need an Online Live Concert (OLC) licence. Click here to find out if this licence is right for you.

The ProDub licence includes:

  • Copyright in the musical work (MCPS)
  • Copyright in the sound recording (PPL)
  • VAT
  • Permission to copy your legally-purchased music onto any other format
  • A tiered, flexible online payment system with costs dependent on how many tracks are copied within a one year time frame
  • ProDub - Year one/level one tier starts at £212.77 (+VAT) to copy up to 5,000 tracks*
  • You only pay once for the tracks you copy

The Copyright, Designs & Patents Acts of 1988 requires you to have a licence if you are copying music in this way.

How much do you pay?

Songs copied per annum Price
Including graphic right uplift
1 - 1,000* £85.11
1,000 - 5,000 £212.77
5,001 - 10,000 £255.32
10,001 - 15,000 £297.87
15,001 - 20,000 £340.42

*ProDub: Fitness only 

ProDub: Fitness - Year one/level one tier starts at £85.11 (+VAT) to copy up to 1,000 tracks.

Frequently asked questions

There is no music reporting required and payments can be made instantly by debit or credit card, or alternatively by cheque.

The use of unauthorised arrangements, adaptations, parodies, burlesques and dramatico-musical works; derogatory uses

The copying of music for retail or promotional purposes. The ProDub licence does not include the right to upload songs onto any website, ftp server or shared network.

Contact us

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