Help us to shape an Academy that reflects the diverse, collaborative talent of today’s music creators. Join us and help shape the services we offer, events we host and campaigns we fight. Together, we will continue to show the world how rich the musical heritage and current talent is here in the UK.
Thanks to our Professional Members, we are better heard when we campaign internationally to protect the rights of music creators against the threat of changing legislation and the might of technology and publishing giants.
Discover rich troves of inspiration and advice from your fellow Professional members, and share your own with our wider Standard membership. As a member, you can access exclusive events that we host at our London home.Our events
We recognise the brightest talent across all corners of the country and all musical styles at The Ivors and The Ivors Composer Awards. Professional Members receive a discount on their tickets to our award ceremonies and are eligible to participate on our judging panels.Our Awards
Professional Members have the opportunity to join our campaigning and policy groups, and to mentor in our education programme. We are a creator-led organisation and encourage our members to participate in all arms of Academy activity.Our campaigns
As a Professional Member, you can enjoy the following benefits:
on the issues that matter to music creators today
Join a collective of thousands of fellow music creators
If you're a member, our administration fee for handling your CopyDan royalties is reduced from 10% to 8%
to our committees and board so you can help shape the Academy's agenda
to join our award juries and committees
from the Academy about issues affecting your professional career from the perspective of the music creator
Enter your works into The Ivors and The Ivors Composer Awards with 50% off entry fees for Professional Members
Vote for Songwriter of the Year from a shortlist of nominees decided by The Ivors Awards Committee
on tickets to our award ceremonies
Enjoy discounts from our partners exclusively for our members, including Apple hardware and software
Our Professional Members are music creators who are thriving in our industry, making their living through their craft, breaking through ceilings, winning great acclaim and inspiring their fellow creators. To join as a Professional Member you must be a voting member of PRS for Music or an equivalent PRO.
Professional Membership costs £166 per year (or £168 per year if you choose to pay monthly, at £14 per month). When you join, you can choose to pay for your Professional Membership via Direct Debit or Stripe, annually or monthly. You are also able as a Professional Member to pay your fees via a deduction from your PRS for Music royalties.
Inspire future greats. Speak for the unheard. Set new standards.
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