“Key moment for the music industry” as UK Government eyes investigation into major record labels’ dominance

The UK Government have responded to a parliamentary inquiry into the economics of music streaming, and major recording labels and playlist curators are under fire.

Top UK musicians call for music streaming pay revolution

Over 150 British musicians including Sting, Robert Plant and Kate Bush have signed a letter to the Prime Minister campaigning to change the streaming model.

Apple Music will never have a free tier according to their head of music publishing

The head of music publishing at Apple Music says the subscription-only music streaming service will never have an ad-supported model.

Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon want to help artists earn more from streaming

The three music streaming companies showed willingness to discuss new changes to benefit artists, when questioned at the UK government’s inquiry into the economics of music streaming.

YouTube defends artist royalty payouts at economics of music streaming inquiry

SoundCloud and YouTube were questioned over their influence on music streaming – and Twitch had literally nothing to say.