performing rights society

Definition of "performing rights society"
  1. An organization that manages public performance licenses of nondramatic musical works for the copyright owners
How to use "performing rights society" in a sentence
  1. The performing rights society collects royalties and distributes them to songwriters and publishers.
  2. Most musicians join a performing rights society to ensure they receive compensation for their work.
  3. A cafe owner needs to liaise with the performing rights society before playing background music in his establishment.

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