The British Music Academy will once again return to Texas for the 2019 edition of the of SXSW for six official night time showcases in partnership with PRS for Music, PRS Foundation, BBC Music, AIM, BPI, the Department for International Trade (DIT) and PPL.
In 2018 PPL, the collecting society for performers and record labels, achieved its largest ever annual collection of £70.9 million.
The collective management organisations have teamed up with Auddly to improve the way royalties are distributed and song metadata is registered.
Genesis and David Bowie producer Hugh Padgham is to receive the Music Producers Guild (MPG) Award for Outstanding Contribution to UK music.
PPL, the collecting society for performers and record labels, has announced that Robin Firman and Horace Trubridge have been elected to its Performer Board.
The one-day conference created by, and for, independent musicians returns to London next month for the fifth year running.
The winners for the awards – dubbed 'the Oscars of UK radio and audio' – have been announced, with accolades going to podcasters, local radio and indies as well as the big radio networks.
PPL has joined forces with Music for Youth, helping to support the charity's work to create opportunities for talented young musicians of all backgrounds
PRS for Music and PPL are using music recognition technology to improve the way music creators are paid when their music is played by DJs.
Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle and country-pop singer-songwriter Jerry Williams are among the artists slated for PRS for Music panel sessions at BBC Introducing Live.