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  1. 5 Jul 2018

    PRS for Music statement: EU copyright vote outcome

    MEPs voted on the Copyright Directive in Strasbourg today and failed by a small majority to authorise the process whereby the European Union Council, Commission and Parliament negotiate a final text for passage into law

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  2. 30 Jun 2018

    200 female songwriters assemble to #GETHEARD and address gender disparity in songwriting

    Only 17% of songwriters are women

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  3. 28 Jun 2018

    Songwriters rally against ‘free-riding’ tech giants

    Music creators from across Europe are calling on MEPs to protect Europe’s status as a global hub for culture

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  4. 26 Jun 2018

    PRS for Music signs landmark long-term licensing deal with song data hub Auddly

    New tool powered by Auddly will help future of PRS distributions

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  5. 25 Jun 2018

    PRS for Music and Musicians’ Union offer free advice to music makers in North of England

    Free-to-attend events see music industry experts share personal experiences and advice on how to release and make money from music

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  6. 18 Jun 2018

    PRS Presents celebrates London’s female talent with Mayor of London and PRS Foundation

    Jazz and soul singer Zara McFarlane, rapper Flohio and garage-rock trio Our Girl, graced the stage at the latest ‘PRS Presents’ on Thursday 14 June, as part of Sadiq Khan’s inaugural Sounds Like London

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  7. 8 Jun 2018

    Tŷ Cerdd launches programme of support for composers

    Tŷ Cerdd launches programme of support for composers: CoDI Composer Pathways (codi in Welsh = to raise; CoDI = Composer Development Initiative)

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  8. 8 Jun 2018

    British music records another year of global success

    UK artists led by Ed Sheeran, Rag’n’Bone Man, Sam Smith and classic acts including The Beatles & Roger Waters account for 13% of global music consumption in 2017.

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  9. 31 May 2018

    Winners announced for the 2018 Ivor Novello awards

    BASCA, in association with PRS for Music, announce the winners of the 63rd Ivor Novello Awards (The Ivors)

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  10. 31 May 2018

    British music forging trade links and boosting exports at Midem

    AIM, BPI, MPA, PPL & PRS for Music partner with DIT and Music is GREAT to promote British music exports at Europe’s leading business event for the international music industry

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