PRS for Music welcomes call to ditch BAME acronym

UK Music Diversity Taskforce calls on music industry to drop the "outdated and offensive" term.

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PRS for Music supports the call to end the use of the term ‘BAME’. This is a progressive step towards creating and embedding a more inclusive culture, and is just one of the positive changes we are embracing as an organisation. PRS for Music actively supports the UK Music Diversity Taskforce and its mission to make our industry a fair and inclusive space for everyone, at every level.

Andrea C. Martin, CEO, PRS for Music

About PRS for Music

Here for music since 1914, PRS for Music is a world-leading music collective management organisation representing the rights of more than 175,000 talented songwriters, composers and music publishers. Redefining the global standard for music royalties, PRS for Music ensures songwriters and composers are paid whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. 

For 110 years it has grown and protected the rights of the music creator community, paying out royalties with more accuracy, transparency and speed. In 2023, PRS for Music paid out £943.6m in royalties and collected a record £1.08 billion in revenues.

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