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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.
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.
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.
The Government is exploring what, if anything, should change in the way Public Service Broadcasting works.
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.
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.
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.
We are calling on the Government to take a number of necessary actions to support the music-creating business in recovering from the crisis.
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'.