How To: Get Paid for Your Work as a Musician – with Duplex

Duplex explains why every musician should get signed up to PRS…

The music industry can sometimes seem tricky and complicated. A lot of up and coming artists do not realise that they can get paid for the music they make just by being a member of PRS.

With streaming sites like Spotify making it easier to get your song reaching wider audiences, it’s important to know that you can earn royalties from as soon as your music is played!

What is PRS?

PRS pay royalties to their members when their work is performed, broadcast, streamed, downloaded, reproduced, played in public or used in film and TV. They support artists by influencing policy, supporting and hosting awards and events, and investing in new technology to ensure they’re fit for the digital music age.

They support artists by influencing policy, supporting and hosting awards and events, and investing in new technology to ensure they’re fit for the digital music age.

We caught up with Columb from Duplex to find out how exactly PRS works and why every artist should get themselves signed up. Here’s what he had to say:

Thanks, Columb! Follow this UK star on Instagram and Twitter for all his latest news and new releases.

If you are finding it tricky to get your music played on the radio, be sure to check out our interview with Mike Walsh from Radio X. He dishes out on some useful tips on getting your music on a radio playlist!

Be sure to check out the PRS website for more info on how you can become a member.