Ever wondered how collecting societies strike deals with streaming services? Or what happens when a download platform refuses to become licensed? We get the lowdown from PRS for Music’s licensing and legal teams.
Gadi Oron, director-general of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), talks to M about the latest global royalty figures and outlines the key challenges facing creators in the digital music industry.
'The streaming market is not yet working for songwriters and this is a critical problem we have to solve.' PRS for Music's chief executive Robert Ashcroft discusses the current digital landscape for rightsholders.