UK musican Bobby Valentino has gone public with allegations that UK collection society PRS for Music, is providing incorrect accounting of collected funds. Use of their figures may have also allowed publishing companies to rip him off, alleges Valentino. This morning PRS responded: "Ten years ago Bobby Valentino was awarded a share in the song “Young at Heart” and as such PRS for Music paid royalties to Valentino in line with that share.
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