Tag: PRS For Music

AFEM unites EDM Community to tackle problem of £ 100M a year in lost performance royalties

17-10-2014 @ 16:05

AFEM endorses Pioneer DJ plan to offer data to collection societies
Richie Hawtin’s RADR concept aligns with new Pioneer technology

The Association for Electronic Music (AFEM) launched oct. 15th a campaign to ensure that, in future, the estimated £100m a year in performance royalties due to electronic music artists, writers and producers around the world finally reaches the right people.
Incomplete or missing data currently means around £100m currently goes to the wrong songwriters & artists.

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Gabriella Cilmi beats Coldplay to most played song of 2009

22-12-2009 @ 20:57

Gabriella Cilmi's 'Sweet About Me' has been named the most played song of the year by music royalties body PRS For Music
The track, which was first released in June 2008, beat the likes of Coldplay's 'Viva La Vida', Girls Aloud's 'The Promise' and Take That's 'Shine' and 'Greatest Day' to the title.
Moloko's 'The Time Is Now' also makes an appearance, going in at #3 in the list.

The Top 10 most played songs of the year are:
01. Gabriella Cilmi - 'Sweet About Me'
02. Coldplay - 'Viva La Vida'
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