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Press

Your place for regular updates on PRS for Music news.

  1. 8 Mar 2019

    New figures from PRS for Music reveal extent of gender disparity in songwriting

    Over 1,000 women in the UK registered as working songwriters and composers last year

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  2. 18 Feb 2019

    UK industry unites to support new wave of UK jazz at SXSW

    PRS for Music to support Jazz re:freshed Outernational showcase

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  3. 14 Feb 2019

    Robert Ashcroft statement on the EU Copyright Directive final text

    PRS for Music Chief Executive welcomes news of a final text

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  4. 11 Feb 2019

    The British Music Embassy returns to SXSW 2019

    Six showcases of hotly-tipped British music will return to the festival in Austin, Texas, 11–16 March 2019

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  5. 11 Feb 2019

    Suzanne Smith steps down from PPL PRS Ltd

    Christine Geissmar, Chief Operating Officer at PPL, steps in as interim Managing Director

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  6. 8 Feb 2019

    Composers announced for Wild Plum Songbook

    PRS for Music partners with Wild Plum Arts and Cheltenham Music Festival to offer women composers a career development and commissioning opportunity

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  7. 1 Feb 2019

    The Stranglers present pub where first ever gig took place with PRS for Music Heritage Award

    The Star Inn honoured with plaque

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  8. 22 Jan 2019

    Glastonbury Festival announces 2019 Emerging Talent Competition

    Competition supported by PRS for Music and PRS Foundation

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  9. 16 Jan 2019

    Europe for Creators launches new tools to counter Google’s unprecedented lobbying

    Article 13 will facilitate the sharing of content in a fairer way

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  10. 18 Dec 2018

    Michelle Escoffery joins PRS Board as Writer Director

    Nigel Elderton, PRS Chairman: “She is not only an award-winning songwriter, but also a guiding influence for the next generation of music creators, which makes this appointment all the more fitting."

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