Official music industry organisations and official bodies
The BPI represents UK record labels, organise the @BRITs, @Classic_BRITs & the @MercuryPrize, co-own the @officialcharts & award UK music sales through the BPI Awards. As a trade body, we champion the interests of our membership which includes more than 400 independent music companies and the UK’s major record companies.
UK Music is an industry-funded body established in October 2008 to represent the collective interests of the recorded, published and live arms of the British music industry.
Non-profit organisation dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of the role of a music supervisor within the entertainment industries. The Guild is a resource for both emerging and established professionals, as well as the wider industry, providing knowledge of the craft and the evolving media landscape.
We are creating an open-source protocol for the uniform identification of music rights holders and creators. The Open Music Initiative dramatically simplifies the way music creators and rights owners are identified and compensated.
The world’s largest professional community of music managers. Since its inception in 1992, the MMF has worked hard to educate, inform and represent UK managers as well as offering a network through which managers can share experiences, opportunities and information.
Music Industry Yorkshire launched as Yorkshire’s music industry development network in 2010, partnering with like-minded organisations and linking key-players, businesses and events, to provide support, signposting and development opportunities for Yorkshire’s established and aspiring music industry professionals.
First Music Contact is a free information & advice service for musicians, bands & the independent music sector in Ireland. Funded by The Arts Council. Delivered in partnership with Culture Ireland MusicFromIreland present the Irish participation at 5 key international music industry events. Eurosonic, SXSW, Canadian Music Week, The Great Escape and CMJ.
As the world’s largest global royalty collection service, Songtrust streamlines the music publishing administration of 3,000,000+ songs. Access the largest network of over sixty pay sources and collection societies in over 145 countries to collect all your publishing royalties.
M magazine is produced by PRS for Music for its 130,000+ songwriter, composer and music publisher members with industry insights, designed to educate artists, writers and publishers to make career-boosting business decisions. Featuring thoughtful interviews, power playlists and in-depth articles
Royalty Exchange matches creators seeking funding with investors seeking catalogs. This gives creators the ability to raise money and fund their careers debt-free, and investors access to a new, high-yield asset class.
.MUSIC is a domain name extension (much like .COM) exclusive for the global music community and industry. Interested bands, artists and record labels can pre-register their prefered domain name.
The IMS Business Report is the annual leading electronic music industry study that provides vital and telling statistics of how the industry has grown each year. The report is used by professionals across the industry, referenced countless times in market research and journalistic reports, and is an essential tool for the electronic music business.
Doors Open is a place for people to connect with companies and projects they believe in, and for independent music companies to find the staff they need to turn ideas into reality. Electronic music’s best jobs, all in one place. Sign up for job alerts from your favourite companies.
The IFPI home of The International Standard Recording Code. ISRC enables recordings to be uniquely and permanently identified. ISRC helps to avoid ambiguity and simplifies the management of rights when recordings are used across different formats, distribution channels or products. ISRCs are assigned by owners of recordings.