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05 July 2017

PRS for Music announces record royalties distribution for creators in 2016

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The Performing Right Society (PRS) has announced it paid out more than half a billion pounds in royalties to songwriters, composers and publishers last year, in its strongest performance to date.

£527.6m paid out to songwriters, composers and music publishers
£621.5m royalty revenues for 2016
33% more music creators received royalties
45% more unique musical works and songs paid
80% increase in uses, 4,3 trillion performances of music processed

Next Distribution Schedule in synthesis:
July, October, November, December although some royalties are paid monthly starting from may.

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