Music royalty organisations should come together to collaborate on improving quality and accuracy of song data, rather than compete against each other, PRS for Music chief executive Robert Ashcroft has said.
We catch up with PRS for Music chief executive Robert Ashcroft to learn the story behind 2016's record royalty numbers and hear about the society’s biggest challenges in 2017 and beyond...
The Performing Right Society (PRS) has announced it paid out more than half a billion pounds in royalties to songwriters, composers and publishers last year, in its strongest performance to date.
Creating a ‘functioning online market’ is an ongoing battle for the music industry, PRS for Music’s chief executive has said.
PRS for Music has welcomed the European Commission's copyright reform proposals, stating that it hopes they will provide the 'opportunity to establish a functioning, digital single market'.
PRS for Music chief executive Robert Ashcroft is to join the European Publishing Forum at the upcoming MUSEXPO Europe conference.
PRS for Music chief executive Robert Ashcroft has called out the ongoing dysfunction within Europe’s digital music market and urged the society's members to support positive change at legislative level.
ICE Services, a new pan-European music licensing and royalty processing venture, has announced its first licence agreement with Google Play Music.
PRS for Music has welcomed the new Collective Right Management (CRM) Directive to improve the way collecting societies operate across the EU.
PRS for Music has welcomed the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) decision to provisionally release it from undertakings given via the Monopolies and Mergers Commission (MMC) in 1997.