Tag: diversity

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14 music diversity, equity and inclusion must-reads from 2022

Today’s roundup of articles from Music Ally in 2022 focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion within the music industry.
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Music Leaders Network women’s leadership scheme opens 2023 applications

Music Leaders Network offers coaching, training and networking for women and people who identify as non-binary or trans.
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UK charity Youth Music launches latest round of incubator fund

British charity Youth Music’s incubator fund has so far provided  more than 800 paid work opportunities in the music industry.
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Believe and TuneCore enlist Luminate for gender equality study

Believe and TuneCore have published two of their annual ‘Be The Change’ gender equality studies so far, in 2021 and 2022.
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UK Music report reveals updated stats on industry diversity

UK Music's latest Workforce Diversity Survey data is an important guide both to the progress made so far, and areas for improvement.
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MOBO organiser’s recruitment and mentorship platform adds partners

It’s the 25th MOBO Awards later this month: a long-running event that’s played a key role in celebrating Black music and Black British artists.
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YouTube roundup: Black Voices Fund music class and Shorts updates

There are a few stories from YouTube to let you know about today, starting with the announcement of its Black Voices Fund class of 2023.
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#FestivalsWithoutBarriers campaign aims for more accessible festivals

Attitude is Everything is an organisation campaigning to improve accessibility to concerts and festivals for disabled people.
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Labels, artists and DSPs join campaign to protect Black art

There has been a growing wave of concern and anger within the music industry about how Black artists' lyrics have been used as evidence against them in US courtrooms.
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Olivia Rodrigo was 2021’s top songwriter – but only 15% of the top 100 were women

Startup Blokur has released its second 'Songwriters' Review' report, based on its analysis of Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and YouTube.
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Black Lives in Music unveils its industry anti-racism code

British organisation Black Lives in Music has announced its anti-racism code for the music industry, which will be adopted in 2023 with the backing of industry bodies and the UK’s Independent Standards Authority.
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Musicians’ Union publishes ‘Misogyny in Music’ inquiry response

The Musicians’ Union’s response to the House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee ‘Misogyny in Music’ inquiry has been published.