For businesses that play music
Information for businesses using music in public settings
Use of recorded music in podcastPodcast is outside of Gramo's field of action.
Choose the right music vendor for your companyThe right sound system and speakers are important, but so is the correct agreements making you able to play your music legally.
Music agreement and pricing for companies using musicYou can calculate the price and register a music agreement on the website, or you can download a music agreement form with prices here.
Equal prices for everyone in the same industryWe do not negotiate prices for each company, but for entire trades.
What does my business need to pay to play music?Here you will find some info and price calculator
Why does my business have to pay to Gramo?If your company uses music that is audible to your customers, you must, according to Norwegian law, pay to those who own the music.
Have you received a visit from Gramo and Tono?
Does my company need to pay for both Gramo and Tono?In Norway there are two groups of rights holders with their own agency to collect and pay money when music is played in public.
What if my business use music without notifying Gramo?We might pay you a visit. Here is some information.
Why does my business need to pay to Gramo when I only have TV?Some of the music broadcasted on TV gives the musicians and artists the right to payment through Gramo.
Do we need to pay for "walk in music" and music during breaks at festivals and concerts?All use of recorded music must be paid for, both to Gramo and Tono.
I have received an invoice for the whole year, but my business has been closed.We will reduce the invoice if your business has been closed
What do I do if we no longer use music?If you no longer use music, TV or radio audible to your customers or guests, send a notice of termination to Gramo.
What is EHF and ELMA?EHF is an e-invoice for companies. ELMA is a register that contains the addresses to which the recipient wishes to have their documents sent
How often do I get an invoice from Gramo for using music in my company?In most cases we send an invoice once a year to those playing music for customers and guests.
What is the basis for the invoice to the municipality?The price is calculated according to the population of the municipality.
Payment to the Fund for Performing Artists (FFUK)?Fees to the Fund for Performing Artists are included in the invoice.
What does Gramo do with the money after it has been collected?Gramo pays money to those who have sung or played a song, and to those who own the song.
How do I know that Gramo is legitimate?Gramo is approved by the Ministry of Culture and Equality of Norway
Why do you send us letters?Gramo sends letters to all companies registered in The Brønnøysund Register Centre with an industry that we know often uses music.