Music-makers and rightsholders are a step closer to achieving fairer pay for their work online, as Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) vote to approve the Copyright Directive and close damaging legal loopholes.
Robert Ashcroft, PRS for Music’s chief executive, has hit out at major internet service providers which claim the EU Copyright Directive will ‘lead to the end of the internet as we know it’.
PRS for Music’s international, membership, operations and distributions, and communications departments have all announced new directors.
The Performing Right Society (PRS) has announced record royalties for its members in 2017, continuing a strong upward trajectory for the organisation over several years.
Music charity Attitude is Everything has launched a new coalition of industry partners to improve access to booking and accessible gig tickets for Deaf and disabled music fans.
PRS for Music membership director Karen Buse is among the 12 female trailblazers to make it onto the Music Week Roll of Honour at the 2017 Women in Music Awards.
Jo Dipple has officially stepped down as chief executive officer (CEO) of UK Music after almost nine years at the organisation.
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.