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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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 39 (27.09.2022 – 03.10.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 39 (27.09.2022 – 03.10.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 27.09.2022 – 03.09.2022 (week 39), 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 38 (20.09.2022 – 26.09.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 38 (20.09.2022 – 26.09.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 20.09.2022 – 26.09.2022 (week 38), 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 37 (13.09.2022 – 19.09.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 37 (13.09.2022 – 19.09.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 13.09.2022 – 19.09.2022 (week 37), 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 36 (06.09.2022 – 12.09.2022)

Top 10 din 100 cele mai difuzate piese pentru saptamana 36 (06.09.2022 – 12.09.2022)

Cele mai populare melodii din saptamana 06.09.2022 – 12.09.2022 (week 36), dupa numarul de difuzari si impactul audientei: PROVIDED BY BMAT! Topul saptamanal complet este disponibil pentru toti producatorii care

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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.

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Private Copy Levy

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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.

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Music releases

Newest released songs

Vescan lansează ”Iartă-mă lume”

Vescan lansează ”Iartă-mă lume”

Vescan lansează ”Iartă-mă lume” – primul single după o pauză de trei ani Vescan, unul dintre cei mai iubiți artiști români, revine în atenția publicului după o pauză de mai

LALEA – un nou HIT al toamnei JUNO feat. Mario Fresh

LALEA – un nou HIT al toamnei JUNO feat. Mario Fresh

Un nou duo delicios vine de la JUNO și Mario Fresh, care se află în topul celor mai difuzați artiști, Radio și TV Media Forest - JUNO ocupă locul doi,

Alina Eremia colaborează cu Oscar pentru noul single – Umeri de piatră

Alina Eremia colaborează cu Oscar pentru noul single – Umeri de piatră

Alina Eremia x Oscar - Umeri de piatra Alina Eremia colaborează cu Oscar pentru piesa „Umeri de piatră”, unul dintre cele mai neașteptate proiecte muzicale ale artistei din această toamnă.

Armin van Buuren lanseaza „Live On Love”

Armin van Buuren lanseaza „Live On Love”

Armin van Buuren, colaborare de excepție alături de premiata compozitoare Diane Warren și artista My Marianne pentru „Live On Love” Armin van Buuren lansează vineri, 23 septembrie, „Live On Love”,