Public Performance License
This gives permission for an individual or business to play music in a public setting and this license is required in bars, restaurants, venues, gyms, cinemas, and many other business where music can either be performed live or played.
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 ...
This refers to the status of a work whose copyright has expired, or that never had copyright protection. Anyone can use material that is in the public domain without having to be granted permission but no one can ever own it. All ...
An audible persistent manifestation of a subject (often but not necessarily of a performance).
A Party who owns and/or controls rights in a Musical Work or other Creation. Creations include Musical Works, Sound Recordings and other Resources as well as Releases. Rights Controllers are, in the context of a license agreement, often referred to ...
This is a percentage of the revenue earned from the sale or use of a copyrighted work which is paid to the copyright owner. They can receive this in many formats including performance royalty, mechanical royalty, print royalty or synchronization.