MCPS

  1. MCPS Outlines Northern European Alliance Strategy

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Consolidation is key to growing rights revenue generated by U.K. collecting societies PRS For Music (PRS) and the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS). That was the central message from Robert Ashcroft , PRS CEO and executive director, M ...

  2. Digital Radio U.K. Appoints Chairman

    March 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Digital Radio U.K. has appointed Adam Singer as its chairman. The radio industry body tasked with preparing the U.K. for digital switchover said Singer will take up the role with immediate effect. He will work alongside chief executive Ford Ennals ...

  3. GEMA Looks Into Joining ICE

    December 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST The German collecting society GEMA, based in Munich, is considering joining the International Copyright Enterprise (ICE). ICE is a joint venture comprising the British MCPS-PRS Alliance and the Swedish collecting society STIM, the aim of which is ...

  4. Elderton Elected MPA Chair

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An animated debate on the future of music publishing formed the backdrop for this year's annual general meeting of the U.K.'s Music Publishers Association. The meeting, held Tuesday in central London, kicked off with elections for positi ...

  5. MCPS-PRS Strikes Accord With YouTube

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance has become the first collecting society outside the U.S. to strike a license deal with YouTube. The U.K. agreement, unveiled today, applies to more than 10 million works available through YouTube, including music ...

  6. EU Parliament Votes On Pan-Euro Music Licensing

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The European Parliament today voted for binding legislation on the online music market, but warned that collective online licensing should be opened-up gradually. The European members of parliament said that a "big bang" opening of onlin ...

  7. Singer To Split With U.K.'s MCPS-PRS

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 months after joining the collecting society. Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 mont ...

  8. Singer To Split With U.K.'s MCPS-PRS

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 months after joining the collecting society. Adam Singer has tendered his resignation as group CEO of Britain's MCPS-PRS Alliance, just 18 mont ...

  9. MCPS-PRS Alliance Revenues Up 10%

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST British authors rights society MCPS-PRS Alliance has recorded its most successful year ever in 2005. Revenues collected by the Alliance reached £524.7 million ($919.6 million) in 2005, up close t British authors rights society MCPS-PRS Al ...

  10. Furtado, McLachlan Among Top SOCAN Winners

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian awards held in Toronto. Canadian songwriters, composers, lyricists and publishers were feted at the 16th annual SOCAN Awards in Toronto last night (Nov. 22). The event was hosted by R&B diva Jully Black. Among those songwriters honore ...

  11. Britain's MCPS-PRS Delivers Mixed 2004 Results

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom's MCPS-PRS Alliance, which manages common activities between the mechanical right and performing right societies, on May 12 issued a mixed financial report for the year 2004. LONDON -- The United Kingdom's MCPS-PRS All ...

  12. Britain's MCPS-PRS Delivers Mixed 2004 Result

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom's MCPS-PRS Alliance has today (May 12) issued a mixed financial report for the year 2004. The United Kingdom's MCPS-PRS Alliance has today (May 12) issued a mixed financial report for the year 2004. Strong results acro ...

  13. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...

  14. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pan-European store in the works. Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outside the Un ...

  15. iTunes Rolls Out In U.K., France, Germany

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple has launched today its iTunes Music Store simultaneously in the United Kingdom, France and Germany. Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled details of the market-leading download store's first foray outsi Apple has launched today its iTunes Music ...