Phonographic Performance Ltd

  1. Jonathan Morrish Relinquishes Full-Time PR Post At U.K.’s PPL

    March 06, 2014 6:21 AM EST U.K. industry veteran Jonathan Morrish is stepping down as director, PR and corporate communications at British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd, though he will stay on as a regular member of the team.  Morrish has accepted a broad- ...

  2. Indian Performance Royalties Threatened By Court Rulings

    August 02, 2011 2:48 PM EDT Two Indian court rulings could kill off authors' performance royalties from radio airplay in the vast country. A High Court in Mumbai (July 25) ruled in favor of broadcaster Music Broadcast Private Limited and the judiciary in New Dehli (July ...

  3. PPL International Revenues Up 40%

    April 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. recorded music licensing body PPL collected £21.6 million ($33.2 million) of international revenues in 2009, an increase of 40% on 2008. PPL has 45 deals across 24 different countries, which represent 90% in value terms of the performance rig ...

  4. PPL Fails To Overturn Fees Case Ruling

    February 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. music licensing organization PPL has failed to overturn the July 2009 Copyright Tribunal ruling on three of its public performance tariffs. High Court judge Mr Justice Arnold today (Feb. 12) issued his judgment on PPL's appeal, stating t ...

  5. PPL 'Disappointed' At Copyright Tribunal Verdict

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. music licensing organization PPL has lost its Copyright Tribunal case on tariffs for the hospitality sector, in a ruling that will also impact on its tariffs on offices and factories. It has announced that it will appeal the decision at the H ...

  6. ISPs Hit Out As U.K. P2P Consultation Ends

    September 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The music industry umbrella trade group U.K. Music has given its backing to suspension of Internet accounts of file-sharers "as a last resort," while Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have shown their strong resistance to any technical s ...

  7. PPL Licensing Revenue Up 11%

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT PPL, the U.K. licensing body for record companies and performers, has issued financial results that show revenue for 2008 up 11% year-on-year, from £115 million ($173.8 million) to £127.6 million ($192.8 million). The licensing revenue - from U.K. ...

  8. Procol Harum Classic Tops 'Most-Heard' List

    April 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Procol Harum's 1967 classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale" has been named as the U.K.'s most-heard recording in all public places over the past 75 years. The chart, compiled by licensing organization PPL (Phonographic Performance Ltd ...

  9. BBC To Broadcast 'People's Chart'

    April 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT National U.K. AC broadcaster BBC Radio 2 will unveil a newly compiled chart of the most-heard recordings of the past 75 years in a three-hour special, "The People's Chart," on Easter Monday (April 13). The survey has been conducted ...

  10. U.K. Music Launches As One Voice For Biz

    October 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. Music, a new umbrella organization for the British music industry, is officially open for business and will begin by addressing the thorny issue of illegal file-sharing. The industry body launched today (Oct. 27) and will aim to be one voice ...

  11. UKMusic Launches To Represent British Biz

    September 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new organization, UKMusic, has launched with the support of eight trade bodies from the U.K. music industry. UKMusic officially began work on Sept. 25 after British Music Rights (BMR) - which represented the views of composers and songwriters to ...

  12. New Revenue Streams Boost Biz, Says BPI

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Record companies are seeing a real rise in revenue from non-traditional sources, according to new figures published by the BPI. The U.K. record industry trade body says that new revenue streams now account for 11.4% of domestic income, totaling £1 ...

  13. Parliamentarians Get Jazzed Up

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The United Kingdom's recently-appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Andy Burnham was among a select group of 200 politicians, artists and music industry insiders who gathered at the Houses of Parliament in London last nigh ...

  14. PPL Reports Double-Digital 2007 Growth

    May 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Phonographic Performance Ltd has reported a broadly positive set of results for 2007, a year in which the U.K. neighboring rights collecting society's license fee income exceeded the £100 million ($196 million) mark for the first time. Licens ...

  15. PPL Adds Two More International Partners

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K. Collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd has signed reciprocal licensing deals with Greece and Ukraine as part of its expanding list of international agreements. The London-based company, which licenses recorded music on behalf of 47,0 ...

  16. Compact Collects Artist Manager Glover

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran artist manager John Glover of London-based Blueprint Management has joined independent administration and worldwide rights collection agency Compact Collections. Glover says the move marks the next step in the restructuring and expansion o ...

  17. PPL's Nevrkla Joins U.S. Copyright Alliance Board

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fran Nevrkla, chairman and CEO of U.K. collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd, has become the first European-based executive to be appointed to the board of the U.S.-based Copyright Alliance. Nevrkla is now the seventh member on the board ...

  18. Record Results For PPL

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Phonographic Performance Ltd has unveiled best-ever financial results. The U.K. collecting society, which licenses sound recordings for the country's record labels and performers, reported license fee income of £97.9 million ($193 million) in ...

  19. PPL Forges Pacts In Russia, Japan

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) has struck new, separate agreements with societies in Russia and Japan. The collecting society's bilateral deal with the Russian Phonographic Assn. (RPA) ensures that record companies whose r ...

  20. PPL Avoids Ad Petition Rap

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) has escaped censure from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after the music industry services firm drew complaints over a full-page advertisement placed in a broadsheet newspaper. PPL's ...

  21. Procol Harum Organist Wins Court Case

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST A High Court judge today ruled that the former organist in Procal Harum was entitled to a 40% share in ownership of the 1967 cult classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale." Musical judge Mr Justice William Blackburne -- who read music and law at ...

  22. Muse, Yorke Among BT Digital Award Winners

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 3 in London. British alternative rock trio and Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke were the big winners last night (Oct. 3) at the fifth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London, each taking hope a brace of trophies. Yorke's debut so ...

  23. Record Revenues For PPL, VPL

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd and its sister company Video Performance Ltd today (May 23) said its combined annual results for 2005 hit an all-time high. British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd and its sis ...

  24. U.K.'s VPL/PPL Appoints Head Of Broadcasting

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST John McGuire has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd and its sister company Video Performance Ltd. John McGuire has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting society Phon ...

  25. Coldplay Clean Up At Digital Music Awards

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Coldplay was the big winner last night at the fourth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London. The British alternative rock act walked away with the People's Choice award, and tro With three trophies, Coldplay was the big ...

  26. Coldplay Clean Up At Digital Music Awards

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three trophies, Coldplay was the big winner last night at the fourth annual BT Digital Music Awards in London. The British alternative rock act walked away with the People's Choice award, and tro With three trophies, Coldplay was the big ...

  27. Coldplay Leads DMA Nominations

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only awards dedicated to digital music entertainment. Coldplay and Natasha Bedingfield are among those to have clinched the most nominations for this year's BT Digital Music Awards (DMA), the country's only award ceremony dedicated to di ...

  28. Coldplay Leads DMA Nominations

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only awards dedicated to digital music ent. Coldplay and Natasha Bedingfield are among those to have clinched the most nominations for this year's BT Digital Music Awards (DMA), the country's only award ceremony dedicated to digital musi ...

  29. London To Host Producers' Confab

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote speech at the inaugural Art of Record Production conference, to be held Sept. 17-18 at London's University of Westminster. Veteran pop producer Robin Millar will deliver the keynote s ...

  30. U.K.'s VPL/PPL Names Head Of Broadcasting

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Adam Baxter has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) and its sister company Video Performance Ltd (VPL). Adam Baxter has been appointed head of broadcasting for British collecting so ...

  31. U.K.'s PPL Creates Gov't Relations Post

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) has elevated Dominic McGonigal to the new role of director, government relations. Effective immediately, McGonigal assumes responsibility British collecting society Phonographic Perform ...

  32. Procol Harum Shades Rivals In PPL Survey

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Procol Harum's 1967 classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale" has been named as the most-played record of the past 70 years in the United Kingdom, in a chart compiled by collecting society PPL (Phonographic Pe Procol Harum's 1967 classi ...

  33. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  34. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  35. Battle Royal(ties) Heats Up Between Boy George, Virgin Records

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Boy George and the members of his band Culture Club are suing Virgin Records for failing to account royalties due on a compilation album called "Greatest Moments." LONDON--Boy George and the members of his band Culture Club are suing Vir ...

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