PRS and PPL Licencing
PRS for Music and PPL (Phonographic Performance Limited) are separate organisations who license different sets of rights in the use of music. Depending on how you use music you may need a licence from both organisations.
PRS for Music in relation to disco's
The PRS licenses the use of their members’ musical compositions and lyrics when they are played in public, broadcast on radio or TV, used on the internet or copied onto physical products such as CDs or DVDs.
PPL in relation to disco's
PPL licenses the use of recorded music where played in public, broadcast on radio or TV, or used on the internet, on behalf of record companies and performers.