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The Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) collects and distributes licence fees for the public performance and communication (including broadcast) of its members’ musical works. Public performances of music include music used in pubs, clubs, fitness centres, shops, cinemas, festivals, whether performed live, on CDs or played on the radio or television.
Communication of music covers music used for music on hold, music accessed over the internet or used by television or radio broadcasters.
The Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) collects and distributes ‘mechanical’ royalties for the reproduction of its members’ musical works for many different purposes.
These include the manufacture of CDs, music videos and DVDs, the sale of mobile phone ringtones and digital downloads; the use of production music and the making of radio and television programmes. Since 1997, APRA has managed the day-to-day operations of the AMCOS business.
APRA’s and AMCOS’ joint objective is to secure the fairest and highest level of
payments for our members, provide the strongest defence possible of their rights and the best customer service for both our members and our licensees.
And...the winner of the 2011 Silver Scroll Award is: Dave Baxter - Love Love Love – performed by Avalanche City.
APRA has announced the first of two inductees to be added to the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame for 2011 is Hello Sailor.
APRA (the Australasian Performing Right Association) is proud to announce the finalists for New Zealand’s Silver Scroll Award.
The finalists for the RIANZ Best Country Music Album 2011 and the APRA Best Country Song Award have been announced.