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This campaign builds on and continues the work of Composers Against Buyouts and will provide even greater opportunities for composers and allies to come together and demand a future where media commissioning is fair for all.
One year on from launching our #ComposersAgainstBuyouts campaign, we take a look at what’s needed to tackle the problems surrounding buyouts.
The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union - who represent tens of thousands of musicians, songwriters and composers in the UK – have condemned the use of a ‘letter of direction’ by Moonbug Entertainment to force composers to assign the company all revenues from performing rights royalties when signing a contract with them.
The CMA have launched a study into the music streaming market and want to hear from you by 17th February.
It is fair to say that the Fix Streaming campaign, run jointly by the Musicians’ Union and The Ivors Academy, and Tom Gray's Broken Record have had far greater impact in a short period of time than we thought possible when we embarked on this journey.
Over 2,000 writers including Autumn Rowe, Jimmy Napes and Steve Mac sign open letter.
Extraordinary roll call of music’s great and good call on the Prime Minister to reform music industry by fixing streaming.
Campaign launches with backing from Bond composer David Arnold and Emmy Nominated composer Hannah Peel.