MPS manages the copyright to the instrumental composition and lyrics of original musical compositions for the following 12 music publishers:
Specifically, MPS handles the mechanical reproduction rights. It has assigned the administration of performing rights over these works to COMPASS.
It has also assigned the administration of the mechanical production rights for wedding videography and photo montage to the Recording Industry Performance Singapore (RIPS).
Information for MPS was contributed by the CMO through Baker & McKenzie
+ Copying / Recording Content (Mechanical)
This license permits licensees to reproduce musical works into the following three formats:A – audio format;Examples include CDs and mobile ringtonesB – audio-visual format; andExamples include TVCs, films, VCDs, and DVDsC – sheet music. Examples include song books and score sheets
MPS does not publish any rates. Interested parties will need to contact MPS with details of the song title, name of composers and/or performers and the expected type of usage. MPS then relays this information to the relevant music publisher who responds with a ballpark licensing fee.