How is the cost calculated?
Whether you wish to play or perform music in a business or organisation, at a public event or a live performance you will usually need TheMusicLicence.
Whether you wish to play music in a business or organisation or a public event or live performance you will usually need TheMusicLicence.
There are a range of tariffs to cover the different uses of music across various venue types. However, the cost of TheMusicLicence will vary according to your music use. To help you understand how much TheMusicLicence could cost, you can view the individual PPL and PRS for Music tariffs that may be applicable to you.
Please select your business or organisation type for more information about TheMusicLicence.
Where does my money go?
After our business costs, music licence fees are distributed to all those involved in making music via our parent companies PPL and PRS for Music.
Support the Future of Music
By purchasing TheMusicLicence you are supporting the future of music by ensuring those people who write, perform, compose, record or publish music are fairly paid for their work.
Check out our video to understand where your money goes.
About PPL and PRS for Music
Our two parent companies will continue to represent their members, collecting monies owed to them from international societies, independently consulting on and negotiating on their Tariff rates and licensing their broadcast, online and recorded media customers.
PRS for Music
If you are a songwriter, composer or music publisher, find out about becoming a member of PRS for Music.
If you are a musician, performer or record label, find out about becoming a member of PPL.
If you’re interested in becoming a member of PPL or PRS for Music, or for enquiries relating to membership and royalties please visit their websites for more information.