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PRS for Music: international royalty focus

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.

Luke Vines joins CueSongs

CueSongs, the online micro-licensing business founded by Peter Gabriel and Ed Averdieck, has announced the appointment of Luke Vines as chief operating officer.

Global music royalties hit €6.9bn high

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.

Beatport freezes royalties to labels

Digital music retailer Beatport has frozen royalty payments to record labels as it changes from a public to privately owned company - but confirms PRS for Music members will not be affected.