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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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The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union launch Keep Music Alive campaign to “fix streaming now”

The Ivors Academy and the Musicians’ Union (MU) have joined forces at a time of crisis for tens of thousands of music creators to form a new alliance that will campaign to Keep Music Alive.

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Survey of The Ivors Academy members shows financial losses from Covid-19 for each music creator equivalent to 62 million Spotify streams

Results from our recent survey highlight the financial impact of Covid-19 on the music creator community.

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The Ivors Academy responds to Government consultation on decriminalising BBC TV licence evasion

We have responded to Government’s consultation on decriminalising evasion of the TV licence fee, which aimed to gather views on switching to a civil enforcement system.

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The German songwriter streaming revolt: re-slicing the royalty pie

Key takeaways from our recent event, as the Academy's Songwriter Committee Chair Helienne Lindvall explores new ways to redress the streaming value gap.

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The Ivors Academy calls on the BBC to support classical composers by playing more of their work

An open letter from the The Ivors Academy’s Classical Committee to the BBC is calling for the work of living classical composers to be broadcast more.

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