Biz  |  20 Jun 2017

"I see no challenges; only opportunities:" IMI president & CEO Blaise Fernandes

On 1 June 2017 Blaise Fernandes – an entertainment industry veteran – quietly and unceremoniously was appointed as president & CE

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Biz  |  05 Apr 2017

Javed Akhtar takes over the reins of IPRS; Achille Forler named Permanent Advisor

MUMBAI: In a landmark development last night, the Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS) got itself a new, non-nonsense chairman in the person of c

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Biz  |  28 Dec 2016

EEMA vs the music licensing societies: The battle rages

MUMBAI: It’s an all out war.

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Biz  |  30 Dec 2015

IPRS gets two orders from court against 'He said She said' & 'Kingdom of Dreams'

MUMBAI: The Indian Performing Right Society Limited (“IPRS”), a company limited by guarantee formed in the year 1969 and registered under the reg

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Biz  |  10 Nov 2015

Muse and Rudimental go to PPL UK for international neighbouring rights collections

MUMBAI: Music licensing company PPL will collect royalties on behalf of British rock band Muse, and dance outfit- Rudimental, in countries outside

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Biz  |  09 Nov 2015

The Recording Academy taps Finn partners to boost its music advocacy program

MUMBAI: The Recording Academy, the only trade association that represents all music creators, including performers, songwriters, and studio profess

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Biz  |  29 Oct 2015

Sony Music's Shridhar Subramaniam now chairman of PPL India; V.J. Lazarus bids goodbye

MUMBAI: Ganesh Jain, who served PPL (Phonographic Performance Limited) for four years will now be succeeded by Sony Music Entertainment’s India &...

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Biz  |  21 Oct 2015

Indian Performing Rights Society faces investigation by ED for money laundering

MUMBAI: For months on end, the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) has been under the scanner for its lack of transparency.

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Biz  |  31 Jul 2015

Stephen McNeff takes over the role of chairman from Simon Darlow at BASCA

MUMBAI: The British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors (BASCA) has appointed award-winning composer Stephen McNeff as its new chairma

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Biz  |  22 Jul 2015

John Smith to take over as Chairman of PPL

MUMBAI: General Secretary of the Musicians’ Union (MU) and President of the International Federation of Musicians (FIM), John Smith has been appoin

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Biz  |  21 Jul 2015

PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA establish the world's first integrated licensing and processing hub

MUMBAI: PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA have signed completion documents announcing the launch of the world’s first fully integrated multi-territory m

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