PPL's Peter Leathem hails record international payout

Andre Paine


In the new issue of Music Week, PPL chief executive Peter Leathem reveals that he is confident of continued “global growth” in neighbouring rights revenue in the wake of a record quarterly international payment to members.

Global performance royalties paid out in September totalled £18.5 million, an increase of 3% on the previous largest quarterly payment of £17.9m in September 2016.

While currency fluctuations have been “very helpful”, Leathem said the record payout reflects the organisation’s continued success ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...