Press

Your place for regular updates on the music industry and how we’re protecting the value of music. 

  1. 17 Feb 2017

    How to make a living from music

    Top music industry experts head to Oxford to offer local songwriters and composers advice

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  2. 6 Feb 2017

    PRS for Music celebrates digital success

    PRS for Music has released its distribution data figures for 2016, a year that saw the company process over four trillion uses of music.

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  3. 26 Jan 2017

    Madness present famous Camden pub with PRS for Music Heritage Award

    Legendary British band Madness have today presented iconic London pub, the Dublin Castle, with the prestigious PRS for Music Heritage Award.

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  4. 18 Jan 2017

    PRS for Music launch educational panels across the country as part of Independent Venue Week

    Indie venues in Brighton, Cardiff, Sheffield and Sunderland partner with PRS for Music to host free educational events, open to all

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  5. 17 Jan 2017

    PPL and PRS for Music introduce new joint community radio licence

    The licence is available to Ofcom-licensed community radio stations broadcasting on AM or FM and comes as both organisations aim to simplify tariffs for their customers

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  6. 13 Jan 2017

    Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit tackles digital piracy

    On Wednesday 11 January 2017 officers from the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) visited organisations found to be advertising on websites involved in digital piracy.

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  7. 9 Jan 2017

    Nigel Elderton announced as new Chairman of PRS

    Nigel Elderton announced as new Chairman of PRS as Guy Fletcher steps down after six years

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  8. 9 Jan 2017

    Workforce diversity in the British music industry

    UK Music, today, publishes the results of the first pan-industry workforce diversity survey of the music industry focusing on gender and ethnicity.

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  9. 16 Dec 2016

    Landmark case as man sentenced to 12 months in prison for pirating music

    Landmark case for PRS for Music and PIPCU as man sentenced to 12 months in prison for pirating music

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  10. 7 Dec 2016

    Accent Clothing win Fashion Music makeover competition

    Indie Leeds retailer Accent Clothing wins first Music Makeover Fashion competition. Special award ceremony included live performances from Luke Tibble, Bianca Gerald and Marsicans.

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