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MPs’ call on Government to investigate the streaming market welcomed by the Academy and MU

The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union (MU) have welcomed the recommendation from an influential panel of MPs that the UK Government investigates the music streaming market to make sure that music creators receive a fair reward.

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The MP3 turns 25 today – how the file format opened the door to mass piracy, the iPod and streaming

The Ivors Academy asked Kevin Brennan MP, Academy Chair Crispin Hunt, musician and activist Tom Gray and Naomi Pohl from the Musicians’ Union reflect on how the MP3 changed music distribution, its legacy and what lies ahead.

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The Ivors Academy and the Musicians’ Union warn that a new wave of buyout deals damage composers’ rights and careers

The Ivors Academy and the Musicians’ Union have warned that a new partnership between Epidemic Sound and Adobe is part of a concerning trend to undermine the ability of composers to make a living through royalties.

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The Ivors Academy responds to DCMS Select Committee inquiry into the future of Public Service Broadcasting

The Government is exploring what, if anything, should change in the way Public Service Broadcasting works.

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The Ivors Academy responded to DCMS Select Committee inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors

We are calling on Government to take immediate action to support its creative sectors, and music creators in particular, in order to contain the devastating impact of the current crisis.

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Fix Streaming campaign update

Naomi Pohl, Deputy General Secretary of the Musicians’ Union, and Crispin Hunt, Chair of the Ivors Academy, outline the reasons behind the organisations’ joint campaign seeking a review of streaming royalties.

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Open letter calls on Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State, to support UK’s classical music sector

We've written to Oliver Dowden MP, Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, calling on the Government to provide essential support to the UK's classical music sector.

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The Ivors Academy responds to BEIS Select Committee inquiry into the impact of coronavirus on businesses and workers

We are calling on the Government to take a number of necessary actions to support the music-creating business in recovering from the crisis.

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The Ivors Academy CEO Graham Davies calls for fundamental review of streaming market

As The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union form the Keep Music Alive alliance as part of an effort to bring about change, Graham Davies, CEO of The Ivors Academy, urges the industry to ‘fix streaming'.

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