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  1. 1 Nov 2018

    British Composer Awards 2018 nominees revealed

    From world’s first ‘recovery’ orchestra to opera reviving work by forgotten female composers, nominees bring marginalised voices to the fore

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  2. 30 Oct 2018

    Sony/ATV and SOLAR extend pan-European digital licence administration agreement

    Sony/ATV Music Publishing, PRS for Music, GEMA and SOLAR extend agreement for management of pan-European licences for Sony/ATV and EMI Music Publishing’s Anglo-American repertoire

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  3. 23 Oct 2018

    PRS for Music Explores: Music Modernization Act

    Grammy Award-winning songwriter and ASCAP President, Paul Williams, says: “This is about families. This is what we do for loving and living. It's a labour of love, but it's a labour.”

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  4. 11 Oct 2018

    Dance music industry back PRS for Music and PPL as MRT is extended to nightclubs

    Many more dance music creators will receive royalties from performances of their music played by DJs in nightclubs, as PRS for Music and PPL expand their distribution policies to include data generated from music recognition technology, in turn improving the accuracy of royalty distributions.

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  5. 2 Oct 2018

    PRS for Music celebrates Welsh members with dynamic line-up

    Leading UK collecting society hosts live music event for local businesses and music industry guests at Cardiff’s Tramshed

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  6. 26 Sep 2018

    PRS for Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing Benelux host dance music songwriting camp

    Caitlyn Scarlett wins PRS for Music's competition for an up-and-coming songwriter to attend

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  7. 18 Sep 2018

    2018 Gold Badge Award recipients announced

    Awards celebrate 11 outstanding contributions to the creator community

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  8. 12 Sep 2018

    PRS for Music statement on today's EU Copyright Directive vote

    PRS for Music Chief Executive Robert Ashcroft calls today's result "a bold step forward"

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  9. 7 Sep 2018

    New research shows YouTube dominates in Malta as EU Parliament nears Copyright vote

    Some online platforms such as YouTube avoid or pay very little to music creators due to legal ambiguity

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  10. 6 Sep 2018

    Music stars perform live outside Google HQ in fight to protect future of music online

    1 million streams on YouTube generates as little as £540 for the artist

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