RPM was recently established and sanctioned by the Malaysian Intellectual Property Office in 2013 to represent recording artists in Malaysia. RPM is in co-operation with PPM to collect public performance royalty on behalf of the recording artists and musicians.
Information for RPM was contributed by the CMO through Baker & McKenzie
+ Television Broadcasting
Rights to communicate (“including broadcast”) sound recordings and music videos including karaoke recordings to the public (including broadcasts of performers’ right on behalf of Recording Performers Malaysia Bhd ("RPM")).
Please take note that PPM has been entrusted by RPM to collect license fee on its behalf in Malaysia
+ Radio Broadcasting
Rights to communicate (“including broadcast”) sound recordings to the public
Rights to perform the sound recording to the public
+ Online and Mobile Services
Rights to communicate (including broadcast) sound recordings and music videos including karaoke recordings. (Please note, PPM is not authorized to license “reproduction” and "distribution” rights of its members for digital format)
+ Production Music
Rights to copy or reproduce for the purpose of publicly perform and/or communication the sound recordings and/or music videos to the public and/or to broadcast the aforesaid works through the radio or television.
+ Copying / Recording Content (Mechanical)
Rights to copy or reproduce for the purpose of publicly perform the sound recordings and/or music videos to the public and/or to broadcast the aforesaid works through the radio or television.
+ Playing Content to the Public or Offering Content to the Public for Rent
Rights to rent out sound recordings, music videos and/or karaoke to third parties as part of licensee's business or commercial activities for performances at any premises.
Rights to perform to the public the sound recordings and/or music videos during one-off events such as beauty pageants and exhibitions.
+ Staging Live Events
Category 1 : Single Event / Concert / Showcase
(a)Featured Entertainment1st 50 persons - RM 250Every Additional person - RM 1 / person
(b) Non-Featured EntertainmentFlat rate of RM250 per event per day.
(c) Commercial Rental License (see definition in Cat. 17)Flat Rate of RM250 per day - excluding public performance
(d) Concert or Showcasei) Featured entertainment (i.e. Dancing or Singing with "Minus-one") RM 1.00 per person *Subject to a min of RM1000 or a max of RM 10,000 per dayii) Non-featured entertainment (i.e. Background or piped-in music including diffusion of Radio/TV Music) Flat rate of RM1,000 per day