International royalties now provide a major source of income for PRS for Music members. Here, Karen Buse, the society's executive director of membership and international, explains the current picture and outlines future developments.
Horace Trubridge of the Musicians’ Union (MU) has said major record labels and artists need a ‘truth and reconciliation process’ to help them fight 'the big tech companies who take advantage' of their music.
Global music royalties have reached €6.9bn, according to the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) - but creators are still ‘the weakest link’ in the digital music market says its director general.
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.