The UK government has announced plans to create a working group to explore how musicians are paid in the music streaming economy.
BPI: ‘As an industry we need to revisit how we define catalogue’
Music industry body the BPI has been drip-announcing stats from its latest annual yearbook, and the latest drop focuses on ‘new music’.
BPI’s new report explores more streaming stats for UK artists
British music body the BPI has published its latest report: ‘The New Music Democracy: How More Artists Are Benefitting From Streaming’.
BPI publishes its latest data hailing streaming’s diversity
British labels body the BPI has published new stats supporting its argument that streaming is helping more artists to find success.
UK music revenues grow but industry wants more government support
As publication day nears for the IFPI’s Global Music Report, another of the world’s biggest recorded music markets has published 2022 figures.
BPI turns to games industry for its new CEO: Dr Jo Twist OBE
British music industry body the BPI has a new CEO. It has turned to expertise from outside the music industry in the form of Dr Jo Twist OBE.
BPI boss warns of short-video culture’s ‘unrelenting demands on artists’
Music Ally talked to outgoing BPI chief Geoff Taylor about the body’s annual figures, and music streaming and industry trends in the UK.
Recorded music consumption in the UK grew by 4.3% in 2022
British music industry body the BPI has published its annual figures for recorded music consumption in the UK, which grew by 4.3% in 2022.
BPI to celebrate billion-stream artists with new award
With apologies to Justin Timberlake in The Social Network: A million streams isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A billion streams…
UK streaming inquiry: ‘The elephant in the room is fair remuneration’
Yesterday, the UK’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee held a pair of follow-up sessions for its inquiry into the economics of music streaming.
BPI trumpets indies’ growth ahead of streaming inquiry follow-up
“In the first ten months of the year, independently-released music made up 28.6% of the UK music market,” announced the BPI this morning.
UK’s Music Export Growth Scheme distributes another £500k
British music industry body the BPI has announced the latest round of funding from the MEGS (Music Export Growth Scheme).