33J Award Shows

Category 33 J – AWARD SHOWS which also includes DJ parties, performance of minus-one tracks, karaoke  tracks etc.)

License Fee:


Award Shows to be televised on*License Fee Per Event / Per Day
Hindi/English channels7,50,000 per event / Per Day
Regional language channels5,00,000 per event / Per Day


a)    The above tariff is for televised award shows.

b)    It does not give permission for telecasting or broadcasting

c)    For telecasting or broadcasting a separate license has to be procured from individual labels

General Terms:

i)    This tariff is applicable to the Public Performance of Music by way of recorded music, by any means at venues/premises. The above license fee shall be charged per event.

ii)    The above license fee does not include Background Music License of commercial properties (e.g. restaurants, bars, lounges, clubs etc.). Respective tariffs are applicable as per Background Music License category.

iii)    The above tariff is based on the declarations made by licensees about the usage of the copyrighted sound recordings controlled by PPL India. These declarations have been adopted in good faith which if found incorrect, shall invite recovery of additional fees towards damages.

iv)    Non-Compliant Licensees who seek to regularize past infringements/violations/breach of PPL India’s rights and licenses (including non-compliance with agreements, usage without clearance, litigations etc.) additional fees towards damages over the existing Tariff shall be applied at the discretion of the company.

v)    The above Tariff comes into force from 18th August, 2022.

Part B:  Public Performance Tariff For Events

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