PPI is mandated to licence the copying of recorded music in certain, restricted circumstances:•If you want to commercially supply recorded music for background entertainment in public places,
PPI’s copying licences are available only for these activities. Copying recorded music for any other purpose requires permission from the owners of the copyright in the recordings.
If you get your music from a background music supplier, make sure he/she has a PPI Dubbing Licence. You could be participating in copyright theft if you use music from an unlicensed source.
For a list of PPI-licensed background music suppliers, click here.