Music Licensing / Copyrighting
If you play recorded music or music videos in public – including radio or TV – you will almost certainly be legally required to have a PPL licence.
By purchasing the correct music licences, businesses and organisers of social activities can play recorded music while confident that they are keeping within the law. A PPL licence ensures that performers and record companies are being fairly paid for the use of their music.
- Please visit the PPL Website (external link) for more information
PRS for Music
PPL is different from PRS for Music.
In most instances of recorded music being played in public, a music licence is required from both organisations. PPL collects and distributes licence fees for the use of recorded music on behalf of record companies and performers, while PRS for Music collects for the use of musical compositions and lyrics on behalf of songwriters, composers and publishers.
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