Goodbye Brigitte, welcome new colleagues Mark and Sam!

July 4 2024 PlayRight

A lot has changed at PlayRight the past few months. In April, we said goodbye to Brigitte Verbruggen, who was an Account Manager at PlayRight for thirteen years. She is[…]

These are the members of the PlayRight Commission

July 4 2024 PlayRight

PlayRight provides financial support to projects and organisations working to improve the position of performing artists. Twice a year, our Commission considers all these applications. The Commission members are all[…]

Five years on… the European Union’s DSM Directive is failing Belgian and European performers

July 4 2024 International Music PlayRight

A recently published report on “The Impact of the DSM Directive on EU Artists and Musicians”, based upon a survey of 9,542 artists from Belgium and 18 other EU countries,[…]

The General Assembly 2024: an overview

June 20 2024 Audiovisual Music

On Monday 17 June, PlayRight organised its annual General Assembly at the Beursschouwburg. All shareholders were invited to attend, to read the 2023 annual report, and to vote for the[…]

Audiovisual Rights 2019: final distribution of 2 million euros 

June 20 2024 Audiovisual PlayRight

PlayRight has just closed the distribution of audiovisual rights for the 2019 reference year! The total amount involved is € 2 045 253,71 of neighbouring rights coming from audiovisual recordings that[…]

Authors’ rights and neighbouring rights tax regime remains limited to artists only

May 21 2024 PlayRight

The Constitutional Court has confirmed that the tax benefits for authors’ rights and neighbouring rights only apply to artists, as originally intended. This decision overrules objections from the IT sector,[…]

Publication: Political memorandum of the performing artist 2024-2029

May 16 2024 Audiovisual Music PlayRight

2024 is the election year: we will vote in the European, federal, and regional elections on 9 June, then in the local elections on 13 October. As performing artists, these[…]

Music rights 2020: Final distribution of 7.45 million euros 

May 13 2024 Music PlayRight

PlayRight has just closed the distribution of music rights for the 2020 reference year! The total amount involved is €7,454,707.41 of neighbouring rights coming from music recordings that were broadcast[…]

Playlists 2023: start declaring your repertoire now!

May 2 2024 Audiovisual Music PlayRight

You can now declare your performances in music and audiovisual recordings for the reference 2023 via your online portal and save a lot of time!  Every year, we ask our[…]


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