PRS for Music - Music Copyright, Royalties and Licensing

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About PRS for Music

PRS for Music is the home of PRS and MCPS, representing the rights of over 118,000 members.

We license organisations to play, perform or make available copyright music on behalf of our members and those of overseas societies, distributing the royalties to them fairly and efficiently.

We promote and protect the value of copyright.

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