Consultation on Popular Music Concerts Tariff (‘LP’) comes to a close

Tariff review of festivals and concerts closes at midnight, 30 September 2015

The deadline for responses to PRS for Music’s consultation on the terms of its Popular Music Concerts Tariff (‘LP’) closes at midnight tonight [30 September, 2015].

The consultation commenced on 13 April 2015 for an initial 8 week period, before an extension was granted until 30 September 2015 following a request from the Concert Promoters Association (CPA). 

The consultation process welcomed industry-wide views from across the live music sector.


From the outset, the aim of the consultation has been to conduct a comprehensive review of the live music industry, and I would like to thank our members and customers for their considerations throughout this consultation period. We look forward to reviewing all responses received.

Paul Clements, Commercial Director, PRS for Music

PRS for Music will conduct a thorough review of all consultation responses and will release a summary of these responses later in the autumn.  


About PRS for Music

PRS for Music represents the rights of over 160,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers in the UK and around the world. On behalf of its members, it works diligently to grow and protect the value of their rights and ensure that creators are paid transparently and efficiently whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. In 2021, 27 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music with £677.2m paid out in royalties to its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations.

PRS for Music’s public performance licensing is now carried out on PRS for Music’s behalf by PPL PRS Ltd, the joint venture between PPL and PRS for Music.

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