UK Music is a campaigning and lobbying group which represents every part of the recorded and live music industry. It develops policies to underpin the industry’s ongoing commercial success, and communicates these policies to Westminster, thought leaders and the media.
Event & Communications Officer
T: +44 (0) 203 713 8451
UK Music’s membership comprises of:
AIM (Association of Independent Music): Represents over 850 small and medium-sized independent music companies.
BASCA (British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors): With over 2,000 members, BASCA is the professional association for music writers and exists to support and protect the artistic, professional, commercial and copyright interests of songwriters, lyricists and composers of all genres of music and to celebrate and encourage excellence in British music writing.
BPI: The trade body of the recorded music industry representing three major record labels and over 300 independent record labels.
MMF (Music Managers Forum): Representing 425 managers throughout the music industry.
MPG (Music Producers Guild): Representing and promoting the interests of all those involved in the production of recorded music – including producers, engineers, mixers, re-mixers, programmers and mastering engineers.
MPA (Music Publishers Association): Members include 260 major and independent music publishers, representing close to 4,000 catalogues from all genres of music.
MU (Musicians’ Union): Representing 30,000 musicians.
PPL: The music licensing company which, on behalf of over 50,000 performers and 8,500 record companies, licenses the use of recorded music in the UK.
PRS for Music: Responsible for the collective licensing of rights in the musical works of 85,000 composers, songwriters and publishers and an international repertoire of 10 million songs.
UK Live Music Group: Representing the main trade associations and representative bodies of the live music sector.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is a UK Government department working with businesses based in the United Kingdom to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice. It helps UK-based exporters succeed globally and assists overseas companies to bring high quality investment to the UK.
Sector Specialist contact details:
Sector Specialist for Music,
For more information on UKTI initiatives, visit the UKTI website.