Production companies should end the ‘pay to play’ practice where they demand a publishing share of composers’ music in exchange for a sync, says BASCA's Vick Bain.
International royalty collections for music-makers and rightsholders hit €9.2bn in 2016, according to new figures.
Music is enjoying a ‘new dawn’ which can help the industry ‘correct all the flaws of the past model’, multi-million-selling songwriter and producer Crispin Hunt has said.
The IFPI has used its 2018 Global Music Report to call out unlicensed and under-licensed video streaming platforms which are avoiding paying millions to rightsholders for the use of their music.
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.
Online copyright licensing and processing hubs ICE Services and ICE Operations have merged into a single entity, ICE, and appointed a new chief executive.
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The collecting societies have come together to launch a joint venture to administer the licensing of both members’ music used in public.