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PRS’ Livestream License Faces Serious Backlash — “The Worst Possible Decision at the Worst Possible Time”

Yesterday, PRS for Music unveiled an online portal through which livestream licenses can be purchased for small-scale remote gigs in the UK. Now, many organizations, artists, and venues are speaking out against the licenses’ rate structure.

To recap, PRS for Music’s livestream licenses cost $30.87 (£22.50) for shows that earn up to $343.16 (£250) and $61.75 (£45) for gigs that bring in between £251 and $686.35 (£500). PRS indicates on its website that those who’re looking to purchase livestream licenses for sets with revenues in excess of £500 should “contact us for more info.”

Read More: https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2021/01/28/prs-livestream-licenses-pushback/