Your place for regular updates on PRS for Music news.
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."
13 Dec 2018
Behind the scenes of the first ever grime and rap songwriting camp
Some of the biggest grime and rap talent including Flohio, Ms Banks, Novelist and Big Zuu came together this week, for a first-of-its-kind songwriting camp
12 Dec 2018
The MPA Group announce Paul Clements as Jane Dyball’s successor as the new CEO
Paul Clements to join the MPA Group in February 2019
29 Nov 2018
Robert Ashcroft to step down as Chief Executive of PRS for Music in 2019
Chief Executive to step down on the tenth anniversary of his appointment, at the end of December 2019
15 Nov 2018
Independent Venue Week announce Novelist as Ambassador
Monday 28th January – Sunday 3rd February 2019
2 Nov 2018
PRS for Music secures new blanket licence with BBC
Andy Harrower, Director of Licensing, PRS for Music: “This is an important deal for PRS for Music and for our members."
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
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
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.”
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.