Who's APRA AMCOS?
We help music creators get paid for their work and give people easy ways to legally play and copy music.
Are you a music creator?
Songwriters, composers, and publishers can all join APRA AMCOS. Membership is free and helps you get paid for your music.
Looking for a music licence?
Find out how your business or event can get permission to use music and support the music industry.
Creating an audio or video production?
Access high-quality and cost-effective music to use in adverts, TV and radio programs, films and more.
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Songwriters and composers
Production music clients
Cue sheet clients
Get recognition for your work. Discover which competitions and initiatives for songwriters, composers, and other members of the music industry run throughout the year.
Since 1965, we've recognised and celebrated the artistic excellence and success of music creators across mulitple genres - with the peer-voted APRA Silver Scroll being the ultimate prize.
Since 2016, we've been bringing together songwriters from all over the world for to collaborate for SongHubs.
We work to spread New Zealand music locally and abroad by connecting our members with information about funding opportunites and other grants available.
Do you run a local project or event that supports our members’ music? You might be eligible for a grant. We fund key music organisations, showcases, small festivals, mentoring projects and more.
This holistic approach benefits more people by creating unique opportunities and growing the industry. Learn what we do and don't fund, and the application process.
Learn how New Zealand's music industry contributes to our cultural and economic landscape. Read an overview of the key data or get stuck into the full reports.
APRA AMCOS hosted two virtual annual general meetings from Sydney on Tuesday 23 November 2021.
Gabe Andrews from the APRA NZ sat down with Lucy Suttor (Dick Move) and Pennie Black (Native Tongue Publishing) to clear up those biting questions we all have about APRA AMCOS!
The Music Commission’s Industry Internship Programme for 2022 is now open for its second intake, with 15 music sector roles available for a February start.
You're invited! AMPS are hosting an online workshop with Chaii and Frank Keys this Wednesday, Nov 24th
TikTok and APRA AMCOS strike multi-year music licensing deal, bringing new revenue streams for Australian and Kiwi music publishers and songwriters.
Art music composers are encouraged to apply for one of the eleven Art Music Fund grants of $5,000 (AUD) to help fund the creation a new commissioned work.
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Celebrating 36 finalists across 15 different categories in a special live television event.
Today, a new project has launched which brings 20 much-loved stars together in 18 empty venues across Aotearoa to deliver one message: ‘Tō Uru Raumati, Have Yours?’
We know many of our members have been severely impacted by the lockdown, and we want to make sure you're getting all the financial support that's available.
Teresa Patterson (MMF) and Paula Yeoman (NikNak Media) shared some great tips in our latest online hui for self-managed artists.
At WORD Christchurch
British writer David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas, Utopia Avenue) vs. Hollie Fullbrook of Tiny Ruins. WORD Christchurch Festival 2021
The two-day GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is a gateway for any local artist, manager, publicist, A&R, producer, music writer, record label and venue manager to connect with, question and hear ideas from some of the musi...
Celebrating our APRA Members and the works they created in 2021
Held in Hastings annually, to acknowledge and honour the keepers, teachers, promoters, creators and performers of Māori music.