The Music Publishers Association (MPA) represents the full range of the UK’s music publishing sector. It acts on behalf of 280 members ranging from the UK’s largest and most established music publishers to independents and start-ups. These companies are the engine room of British music, they support our music makers and drive an extraordinary cultural and economic success story.
Music publishing generates over a quarter of the UK music industry’s £2.5 billion in export revenue and British songwriters wrote or co-wrote 21 of the top 100 selling works in the US in 2016. As well as safeguarding and championing the interests of its members, the MPA aims to promote the value of publishing to the wider music industry, creative industry, government and the general public.
As part of the MPA Group of Companies, the MPA also owns and operates 2 commercial businesses: