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Have your say in Select Committee Inquiry on music streaming

MPs on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee want to know how the economics of music streaming are affecting you.

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Streaming Inquiry frequently asked questions

Have you got a question about the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry into the economics of music streaming? Take a look at these FAQs.

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Your guide to giving evidence to the Music Streaming Inquiry

Take a look at our tips on what the inquiry is looking for, making your case as strong as possible, and ideas that we think will fix streaming and keep music alive.

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Government inquiry into music streaming announced

Following campaigning by the Academy, the Musicians' Union and music creators the DCMS Select Committee has announced it will hold an inquiry into streaming.

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Significant public support for streaming reform in YouGov survey for the #BrokenRecord campaign

Consumers want creators and performers to receive more money from music streaming and will accept higher subscriptions if the system is reformed.

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New support measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak are insufficient to save our industry

We respond to the Chancellor's Winter Economy Plan, calling for Government-backed incentives to be put in place in order to get the music sector back to economic viability.

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The Ivors Academy responds to UK Government inquiry into post-pandemic economic growth

The Academy has made the case for reforming the music streaming market in its response to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee inquiry into post-pandemic economic growth.

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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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