Major labels have taken a beating in the report from an inquiry into the economics of music streaming in the UK. Will artists now get a fairer deal from streaming?
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.
SoundCloud and YouTube were questioned over their influence on music streaming – and Twitch had literally nothing to say.
CEOs of Universal, Sony and Warner dodged MP’s questions about artists’ royalties and offered unexpected Harry Potter analogies instead.
The second session of the UK government’s inquiry into the economics of music streaming took place last week, and this time Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers was among those giving evidence.
Image Credit: Artem Bryzgalov Indie rock singer Nadine Shah has been praised for her bravery as she very publicly described struggling to make a living from music streaming, even as a Mercury-nominated musician. Giving evidence…