Author: Arabella Hoy

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Wednesday 1 May, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Music (APPG) published their new report calling for updated legislation to support the UK music industry and music fans by regulating artificial intelligence (AI).  The APPG on Music report makes 8 key recommendations to the Government to help manage the threat of AI to the music industry, including: The Government […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute In partnership with the University of Westminster Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media and the British Library, Beyond the Bassline explores Black British music and its origins, whether in basements, clubs or carnivals. It showcases the spirit of the community, culture, resistance and joy whilst celebrating the new music inspired from the trailblazers. The exhibition will run […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute This Lesbian Visibility Day (26 April) & Week (22 April – 28 April), Ray Pagden (CEO, Motus Music & MPA BeYou Network Champion) interviews Maria Angel (Production Manager, MediaTracks) to discuss how to navigate and advocate for LGBTQ+ representation, visibility and support within the music publishing industry. Watch the interview below

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Music+Sound Awards are BACK, celebrating creative brilliance in film, TV, advertising, game and trailer music and sound. Submit your entries and compete for top honours in over 50 categories. MPA members can claim a £10 discount per submission. Please contact [email protected] for your code.  The Music+Sound Awards, recognising the vital role of audio in visual storytelling, […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Having contributed to the inquiry’s evidence sessions, the MPA welcomes the Culture, Media and Sport’s (CMS) latest report on Creator Remuneration. We are particularly pleased to see the committee highlight the positive steps that the industry has taken on the back of the original report. The MPA will continue to work with the CMS Committee, the IPO, DCMS, DSIT and our wider industry […]

Reading Time: 3 minutes Late last year, Conservative Peer Lord Holmes introduced an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Regulation Bill into the UK’s House of Lords. The Bill was introduced amidst the backdrop of the EU AI Act negotiations and the UK Government’s own AI working group discussions. Since then, the UK Government has shelved its plans for a code of practice on copyright […]

Reading Time: 7 minutes Check out below quotes on ‘inspiring inclusion’ from our MPA colleagues, board members and guest speakers. In March we celebrate Women’s History Month in the UK, which celebrates the women in history and raises awareness of the contributions women made to society. Not only that, we also celebrate annually International Women’s Day on 8 March. The day is celebrated globally and aims to […]

Reading Time: 13 minutes In this article we will be covering what Endometriosis is, looking at diet and exercise, self-care, how workplaces can better support someone with this long-term health condition and related health issues.  This blog includes an interview with Maria Angel (MediaTracks) and Helen Choudhury (MPA) on their experiences of living with this condition. Read more here […]

Reading Time: < 1 minute PMLL is pleased to announce that it has recently negotiated with the Department for Education, England (DfE) to extend the terms of the Schools Printed Music Licence (SPML). This new agreement now covers the digital exploitation of sheet music, with an appropriate uplift in tariff to include streaming sheet music to a smart board within a classroom via a […]

Reading Time: 2 minutes The government has issued its long-awaited response to its AI White Paper consultation. As anticipated, the government has shelved its long-awaited code of conduct on the use of copyrighted material in AI training models due to disagreements between industry executives on what a voluntary code of practice should look like. The government is expected to publish a white […]