What Is a “Per Program” License?

It’s a bit like a blanket license.

A “per program” license is similar to a blanket license in how it authorizes a radio or television broadcaster to use all the music in the repertoire of the Performance Rights Organization (PRO) it obtains the license from. 

However, the fee varies depending on the specific radio or television programs that contain that music, requiring that the user keep track of every placement. The user must also obtain rights for all the music used in programs not covered by the license.


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