IMRO’s [Irish] direct members’ repertoire across Europe.This blogger is having a little chuckle, recalling the dark cloud cast over the world of music copyright by the emergence of Spotify and the threats it posed, both to the accepted order of things and even to its own investors. Is this the same Spotify we blogged about here in October 2009, here in April 2010? Incidentally, there's a reasonably good account of the evolution of Spotify from its earliest beginnings on Wikipedia here.
IMPEL publishers. IMPEL currently represents the rights of 40 leading independent publishers, a number that is anticipated to grow further before the end of the year.
The new deal is part of PRS for Music’s continued commitment to support and licence streaming services to ensure that its members are fairly remunerated for their works".
Monday, 24 August 2015
PRS announces new two-year Spotify deal
PRS for Music has confirmed that it has agreed a new two-year multi-territory licensing deal with Swedish music streaming and subscription service Spotify. According to a media release from PRS earlier this afternoon: