Musicians’ Union

The MU is the British trade union for musicians with 30,000 members.


Incorporated Society for Musicians

The Incorporated Society for Musicians is the UK's professional body for musicians, promoting music, protecting the rights of those working within music and supporting their members with services and expert advice. It has 7,800 members.


Featured Artists Coalition

The FAC brings together the featured artist community, provides a collective voice within the music industry and to government, and offers thought leadership on emerging technologies and opportunities.



PPL licenses recorded music played in public or broadcast and then distributes the licence fees to its performer and recording rightsholder members.




Future of Music Coalition

Future of Music Coalition is a Washington D.C.-based non-profit organisation supporting a musical ecosystem where artists flourish and are compensated fairly and transparently for their work.


American Federation of Musicians

The MU is the US trade union for musicians, and the world’s largest of its kind.



SoundExchange is a US independent nonprofit collective management organization that collects and distributes digital performance royalties to featured artists and copyright holders.




International Federation of Musicians

The International Federation of Musicians is the international organisation for musicians’ unions and equivalent representative organisations.


International Artist Organisation

The IAO provides a collective voice for the protection and promotion ofthe rights and interests of professional music artists, also known as 'Featured Artists', at European and International level.