5,000 fans attend Barcelona rock concert after taking rapid coronavirus tests

Thousands of people were allowed to cram into a concert after passing rapid Covid tests, in social distancing live music experiment.

Mental health crisis as 9 in 10 professional musicians in the UK report struggling in the pandemic

90% of respondents to a survey by Help Musicians say their mental health has suffered over the past year with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Van Morrison seeks legal action over live music Covid ban in Northern Ireland

Plans have been put in place by Van Morrison to challenge the live music pandemic policy in court.

The Global Live Events Industry Lost More Than $30 Billion In 2020

A recent study from Pollstar reports that the live events industry lost more than £30 million in 2020.

Fender Has Record Year For Sales Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Fender see’s huge increase in sales during pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.

Music streaming leads impressive 2020 growth in audio despite COVID’s drawbacks

A year that has seen drops in sales and music consumption has defied the odds with continued growth thanks to the boom in music streaming. In the last few years the music industry has been…

Spain’s record industry has grown by 4% in 2020 thanks to streaming

Whilst 2020 has hit many hard, recorded music around the world is proving it takes more than a global pandemic to slow down streaming’s boost to the music industry. We don’t need to tell you…