Phonographic Performance Limited
PPL is the UK record industry royalty collection society. It represents over 3,000 record companies and 13,000 labels and licences the broadcast and public performance of their repertoire and recordings in every genre of music. PPL collects and distributes revenues from radio stations, pubs, clubs and thousands of users of sound recordings on behalf of member companies as well as some 23,000 performers. The site features info on royalty collection and distribution, and you can also apply for a public performance licence online.