Music Industry Associations
Music industry associations do a lot of great work on behalf of their members ensuring they have a voice to government or in the media. It is always worth remembering that associations are of course represent their members, however what you will gain from these associations is a lot of very useful infomation if you are researching our industry or even wanting to enter the industry.
The UK’s largest forum for music / artist managers. Run by a dedicated small team, the MMF runs training sessions and gives helpful support to both established and new managers.
Are you a song writer or composer? If you are, you should be a member of PRS for Music as you may be missing out on mechanical royalties from radio plays, iTunes / digital downloads or if your music has been placed on a CD or any other device.
Are you a performer on a recording that is available for sale or played on the radio? If yes, you should be a member of the PPL. Its free and PPL collect extensively around the world on behalf of their artists.
Home to hundreds of independent labels and artists, AIM provides extensive support, training, opportunities and voice to the independent artist.
The BPI represents the four major record companies and hundreds of independent record labels across the United Kingdom. The BPI is also part owner of the UK Official Charts Company.