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Cyril Ornadel 1924 – 2011

Respected British composer, songwriter and conductor Cyril Ornadel has passed away in his adopted country of Israel. A musical director turned composer, he was best known for the love songs If I Ruled the World and Portrait of my Love, which became hit for Matt Munro in 1960.…

Toy Horses acoustic session

M was lucky enough to have Toy Horses perform two fantastic acoustic versions of their songs - Interrupt and Last Chance. when they popped in for a chat.

Toy Horses interview

Toy Horses are Adam D. Franklin and Tom Williams. The duo hail from Wales and write songs which have that quintessential British pop sound.

The BT Digital Music Awards

PRS for Music are proud to endorse the BT Digital Music Awards. The BT Digital Music awards are dedicated to digital music entertainment, with industry professionals encouraged to nominate themselves in a whole host of categories.

What next for Paul Mealor?

Welsh composer Paul Mealor, 35, hit the headlines when his choral piece Ubi Caritas debuted at the Royal Wedding, cementing Paul’s reputation as one of Britain’s leading composers. He talks to M about the ensuing media whirlwind, reveals what it is like to be a young composer in Britain today, and offers some advice for up-and-coming talent.

Featured Artist – Spotlight On Belfast

PRS for Music is launching ‘Spotlight On’ a series of free live music showcases for emerging and breakthrough acts in Northern Ireland. Kicking off this June in Belfast, ‘Spotlight On’ will tour to different Northern Irish cities showcasing the best musical talent on offer.

Andrew Gold

Andrew Gold died at home in California aged 59 on 3 June 3011.

Martin Rushent

Producer Martin Rushent has died on 4 June 2011 aged 63. Rushent was reknowned for his work with the Human League - he won the Best British Producer in 1982 for the band's Dare album.

The 38th Annual Gold Badge Awards

Each year BASCA, in association with PRS for Music celebrate the achievements of an outstanding group of men and women that have made an outstanding contribution to Britain’s entertainment industry.

Almost Famous

PRS for Music and Club Fandango present ‘Almost Famous’ on Thursday 7th July, a night showcasing the best new acts in the music industry.