Performance Rights Organization (PRO)

Performance Rights Organization (PRO)

PRO stands for Performance Rights Organization. A PRO administers royalties from the public performances of songs. It’s a critical royalty partner for songwriters, composers, publishers, recording artists, and copyright owners. A public performance occurs when a song is played in front of a substantial group of people. This includes recordings of songs, or live performances of them, at places like live gigs, shops, elevators, bowling alleys, restaurants, and sporting events. Every time that occurs, a royalty needs to be paid to the copyright owners of the music played
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