One Licence. OneMusic.



Why Do I Need a Licence to Play Music?

How it Works

Businesses get a OneMusic licence

You gain the legal permission needed to play our music in your business.

Music creators get paid royalties

Your licence fee is distributed by APRA AMCOS and Recorded Music NZ.

Businesses Play Music

Music enhances your business, and you benefit by entertaining staff and customers.

Music creators keep making music

Crafting music takes time, money and creativity, and your licence is part of the process.

Using Music in a Business

Having permission to play music in a business is a legal requirement, regardless of the industry you operate in or how you use music.

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Latest news & stories from OneMusic


OneMusic releases new licence explainer video

Music licensing can be complicated, but with OneMusic getting the permission you need to play music in your business is simple. In our new video we explain why we exist and why it is important for each business in Aotearoa to have a licence for the music they play.

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Woof! making noise in Dunedin

Josh Thomas and Dudley Benson’s cocktail lounge Woof! is home Dunedin’s colourful community. Picking up OneMusic’s Outstanding Ambience & Design award at the Otago Hospitality Awards last year, the pair also went on to pick up five awards including supreme establishment as well as accolades for their staff.

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Ampersand - Orakei’s local destination for any occasion.

As winners of OneMusic Outstanding Local Establishment at the Lewisham Awards – Celebrating Excellence in Auckland Hospitality, Ampersand couldn’t be more chuffed.

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Brews, beats and banter at Palmy’s Brew Union Brewing Company

With a resident DJ, house brewed beers on tap, woodfired pizzas and unique open spaced dining, it’s not surprising that Brew Union Brewing Company took home the OneMusic Outstanding Ambience & Design this year at Manawatu’s Restaurant Association Hospitality Awards.

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Best Live Entertainment Venue goes to… Haere-roa

At this year’s Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence. The University of Canterbury Students Association (UCSA) was awarded OneMusic’s "Best Live Entertainment Venue" for their muti-faceted hub, Haere-roa.

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Plenty to love at Bay of Plenty’s Fife Lane

OneMusic sat down with Bay locals Kat and Ryan Dippie to chat about their recent awards and how music helps them create a seamless entertaining dining experience at Fife Lane.

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