Keep Music Alive

Alongside Music Producers since 1996

Romanian Phonogram Producers Union (UPFR) – Association for Neighboring Rights is the first non-profit professional association of music producers established in 1996 in order to defend and promote the professional, cultural and moral interests of its members based on their mandate to managing their neighboring rights and engaging in anti-piracy activities.

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Keep Music Alive

Alongside Music Producers since 1996

Romanian Phonogram Producers Union (UPFR) – Association for Neighboring Rights is the first non-profit professional association of music producers established in 1996 in order to defend and promote the professional, cultural and moral interests of its members based on their mandate to managing their neighboring rights and engaging in anti-piracy activities.

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fonograme în repertoriu

Most broadcasted
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Top 10 most played songs. The full list is available to all manufacturers using paid BMAT services.
Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 19 (10.05.2022 – 16.05.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 19 (10.05.2022 – 16.05.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 19.05.2022 – 16.05.2022 (week 19), dupa numarul de difuzari si impactul audientei: PROVIDED BY BMAT! Topul saptamanal complet este disponibil pentru toti producatorii care

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 18 (03.05.2022 – 09.05.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 18 (03.05.2022 – 09.05.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 03.05.2022 – 09.05.2022 (week 18), dupa numarul de difuzari si impactul audientei: PROVIDED BY BMAT Topul saptamanal complet este disponibil pentru toti producatorii care

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 17 (26.04.2022 – 02.05.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 17 (26.04.2022 – 02.05.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 26.04.2022 – 02.05.2022 (week 17), dupa numarul de difuzari si impactul audientei: PROVIDED BY BMAT! Topul saptamanal complet este disponibil pentru toti producatorii care

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 16 (19.04.2022 – 25.04.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 16 (19.04.2022 – 25.04.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 19.04.2022 – 25.04.2022 (week 16), dupa numarul de difuzari si impactul audientei: Topul saptamanal complet este disponibil

Are you a Music
Producer?

For the music producers that carry out their activity on the Romanian territory, UPFR is the collective management society where the repertoire can be declared. The declaration of the repertoire is an element that works for your benefit. You can declare your repertoire at UPFR if you are a member of the Union of Phonogram Producers in Romania, but also if you do not have this status.

I want to become a member
01. Apply to join UPFR

Set up the accession file and fill in the necessary documents.

02. Mandate UPFR

Give UPFR the mandate to manage the producer rights, by signing the mandate contract.

03. Submit repertoire

Prepare the repertoire statement according to the UPFR instructions.

Are you a Music Producer?

For the music producers that carry out their activity on the Romanian territory, UPFR is the collective management society where the repertoire can be declared. The declaration of the repertoire is an element that works for your benefit. You can declare your repertoire at UPFR if you are a member of the Union of Phonogram Producers in Romania, but also if you do not have this status.

I want to become a member
01. Apply to join UPFR

Set up the accession file and fill in the necessary documents.

02. Mandate UPFR

Give UPFR the mandate to manage the producer rights, by signing the mandate contract.

03. Submit repertoire

Prepare the repertoire statement according to the UPFR instructions.

Benefits of UPFR members

Find out the main benefits of UPFR members

Remuneration from optionally managed sources

Distribution of remuneration also collected from optionally managed sources such as dubbing.

Right to vote in the General Assembly

You will be able to contribute to the decision-making process regarding the UPFR strategies, distribution criteria.

Detailed distribution reports

Complex detailed reporting and archiving of distribution reports on the cloud server (DROPBOX).

Benefits of UPFR members

Find out the main benefits of UPFR members

Remuneration from optionally managed sources

Distribution of remuneration also collected from optionally managed sources such as dubbing.

Right to vote in the General Assembly

You will be able to contribute to the decision-making process regarding the UPFR strategies, distribution criteria.

Detailed distribution reports

Complex detailed reporting and archiving of distribution reports on the cloud server (DROPBOX).

Are you a Music
User?

If you use music in your business as an ambient element or as a main object of activity (disco, radio, tv, online, etc.), you will find here all the information that interests you.

Useful information
01. Why do you need a license

Music adds value to the business in which it is used for environmental purposes (restaurant, hotel, supermarket, waiting rooms, etc.) or is even the main resource in radio and television, discos, shows.

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02. Legislation in force

UPFR is a collective management society designated by ORDA decisions to collect the remuneration due to music producers from the use of phonograms in public communication, in the activity of broadcasting phonograms.

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03. Frequent questions

Find out the answers to the most common questions.

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Are you a Music
User?

If you use music in your business as an ambient element or as a main object of activity (disco, radio, tv, online, etc.), you will find here all the information that interests you.

Useful information
01. Why do you need a license

Music adds value to the business in which it is used for environmental purposes (restaurant, hotel, supermarket, waiting rooms, etc.) or is even the main resource in radio and television, discos, shows.

Learn more >>

02. Legislation in force

UPFR is a collective management society designated by ORDA decisions to collect the remuneration due to music producers from the use of phonograms in public communication, in the activity of broadcasting phonograms.

Learn more >>

03. Frequent questions

Find out the answers to the most common questions.

Learn more >>

Types of licenses issued by UPFR

UPFR is a collective management society designated by the Romanian Copyright Office as a collector of the remuneration due to phonogram producers.
Public performance license

The license to use music for public performance, issued by UPFR, is granted to legal entities and self-employed persons for each activity and working point in which they use music in public.

Public performance (lucrative purpose) license

UPFR grants licenses for Public performance with a lucrative scope to legal persons and freelancers for each activity and work site in which music is used.

Dubbing license

Copying music is useful when you want to create pre-established playlists or storing recorded music or videos on different media (CD, DVD, Hard disk) in order to facilitate the friendly use of tracks in spaces where music is publicly played.

Public performance license for DACIN-SARA

License for the use of cinematographic and other audiovisual works is granted by UPFR and given for legal entities and individuals authorized for each activity and workstation that use music in public. The license is not transferable. You can opt for a period of validity up to 1 year with possibility of extension.

Cable retransmission license

According to ORDA Decision no. 79/2014 starting with 31 July 2014, UPFR was appointed as been collecting society so it collects remuneration afferent to cable retransmission for the rights related to copyright, owned by recording companies.

Radio broadcasting license

According to the ORDA Decision no. 12/2012, the U.P.F.R is named the collector of the remuneration due to the producers of phonograms for their broadcasting by the broadcasting organizations.

TV broadcasting license

According to the ORDA Decision no. 154/2012, the U.P.F.R is named the collector of the remuneration due to the producers of phonograms for the broadcasting by the television bodies of the phonograms.

Internet license

According to the ORDA Decision no. 232/2011, the U.P.F.R is named the collector of the remuneration due to the phonogram producers for the public communication of the phonograms through online or mobile services.

Private Copy Levy

The private copy is a compensatory remuneration established by Law No.8/ 1996 which must be paid by the economic agents that manufacture or introduce on the Romanian territory supports on which analog or digital sound or audiovisual recordings can be made; apparatus for making analogue or digital copies.

Music releases

Newest released songs

Vechiul și noul într-o simbioză perfectă. Lee Cabrera a lansat o reinterpretare a piesei „Self Control” a Laurei Branigan

Vechiul și noul într-o simbioză perfectă. Lee Cabrera a lansat o reinterpretare a piesei „Self Control” a Laurei Branigan

Celebra piesă „Self Control” a Laurei Branigan, din anii ’80, revine în actualitate printr-o reinterpretare semnată de producătorul Lee Cabrera. Vechiul se combină cu noul, nostalgia se combină cu dorința

Olivia Addams lansează “Răsărit Perfect”, un nou single în limba română

Olivia Addams lansează “Răsărit Perfect”, un nou single în limba română

După “Scrisori în Minor”, Olivia Addams lansează a doua piesă în limba română – „Răsărit Perfect”.  Melodia îmbină un vibe de vară energetic cu o poveste de dragoste ce incurajează iubirea fără margini.  Versurile și muzica au fost

Trupa Zdob si Zdub si Fratii Advahov au cucerit publicul din Europa si topurile mondiale cu melodia “Trenuletul”

Trupa Zdob si Zdub si Fratii Advahov au cucerit publicul din Europa si topurile mondiale cu melodia “Trenuletul”

Zdob si Zdub & Fratii Advahov au cea mai virala melodie care a participat la Eurovision Song Contest 2022Zdob si Zdub cucereste si topurile internationale, fiind melodia cel mai sus clasata in

BiBi lansează un proiect de suflet – Inca un dans –

BiBi lansează un proiect de suflet – Inca un dans –

“Încă un dans” este cel mai nou, așteptat și muncit proiect a lui BiBi, unul în care și-a pus tot sufletul și asta se vede. Noul hit poate fi ascultat