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Elton John Musical Heritage Plaque

On Saturday 29th May PRS for Music unveiled it’s fifth Heritage Plaque to Sir Elton John to commemorate Sir Elton John’s first ever performance at The Northwood Hills, now the Namaste Lounge.

Vote for the best Scottish live music venue

PRS For Music has teamed up with lifestyle website The List to find the very best music venues Scotland has to offer. It doesn’t matter what kind of music you love, classical, rock, indie, world or jazz, the live experience is what really brings music to life.…

Almost Famous

On Thursday 3rd June 2010 PRS for Music presents the Almost Famous showcase.

The Ivor Novello Awards winners

The 55th Ivor Novello Awards took place this afternoon, Thursday May 20. The Ivors are presented by the British Association of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) in association with PRS for Music. The Awards luncheon took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair, London.…

Music 4.5 – Licensing Workshop

The Music 4.5 Licensing Workshop is created to stimulate a new productive dialogue between music-tech startups and the regulatory industry, helping startups to navigate and develop new mutually beneficial models, as well as learn from each other's experiences.

Sir Elton John to be honoured

One of the nation’s most-loved musicians and successful artists of all time - Sir Elton John - is to be honoured by the PRS for Music Heritage Award.

Silver Clef Awards

This year's O2 Silver Clef Awards celebrates it's 35th year by announcing that Scouting for Girls, JLS and Russell Watson are to be honoured at this year's luncheon ceremony at The Hilton, Park Lane in London on July 2.

The Ivor Novello Awards

Lily Allen and Dizzee Rascal lead the nominations for the 55th Ivor Novello Awards. The singer-songwriters who recently completed a co-headlining tour together have two nominations apiece and will compete against the very best in British songwriting and composing talent when the awards take place at London’s Grosvenor House on 20 May.

Susan Butler on music publishing

One of the most significant negotiations ever reached in the music industry will soon result in roughly $280 million (£180 million) in previously unpaid mechanical royalties making their way from US major record companies to music publishers and then to their songwriters.