About MusicWorks

MusicWorks is a joint research initiative between PPL and PRS for Music to demonstrate the positive effects of music and the benefits it can bring to businesses.

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The Value of Music

  • Productivity

    Music can motivate your staff, boost morale and make them less likely to call in sick - 65% of businesses say that music in the workplace makes us more productive.

    Find out more about music and productivity
  • Achieving sales targets could be as simple as turning on music - 1 in 5 say they would lose business if they didn't play music.

    Read more on Sales
  • Branding

    With improved motivation often comes greater branding - an overwhelming 73% of warehouse workers said they are
    more productive when good background
    music is being played.

    Read more on Branding

Research Studies

MusicWorks have revealed five major research studies that show how much music is valued by customers, staff and business owners across various industry sectors.

Discover statistics that prove that music can really work for you, and your business.


Latest news

  • Music hits the right notes for business success

    While listening to music in the office is a pleasure, the latest research* commissioned by MusicWorks has proved that it can also have a positive effect on workers’ productivity.

  • PPL launches new short film about exercise to music

    Music licensing company PPL met face-to-face with members of the fitness industry to ask why music by original artists is considered by most, to be an important aspect of any workout.

    A selection of responses from trade figureheads, fitness centre operators, instructors, and gym goers, can now be seen in the new educational film below launched by PPL to highlight the value of original artist music to the fitness sector, and emphasises the importance of holding the proper licence(s) for fitness professionals and fitness centre operators.

  • Original artist music is key motivator for gym goers, new research reveals

    Music licensing company PPL has today released new research revealing some interesting insights into the value of music to the fitness sector.