Tag: musicians union
A better deal for musicians and songwriters from streaming (guest column)
This guest column is by Naomi Pohl, Deputy Secretary of the Musicians Union: "During the pandemic, we have turned to streaming music more and more as the world has moved online. While we have valued recorded music more...
June 30, 2021
‘The song value has been suppressed… because of the industry mechanics’
Yesterday's second session at the UK's parliamentary inquiry into the economics of music streaming was another double-header, featuring representatives of musicians. Graham Davies is chief executive of songwriters body...
February 11, 2021
UK’s Musicians’ Union delivers new warning over Covid-19
With the UK bracing itself for a 'second spike' of Covid-19 cases in the autumn and winter, things aren't looking good for the return of physical live concerts. Now the Musicians' Union has published the results of its latest...
September 22, 2020
UK musician bodies criticise Epidemic Sound / Adobe deal
In June, creative-software company Adobe announced the launch of a library of royalty-free music and audio with partners Epidemic Sound and Jamendo. Now two bodies representing musicians in the UK have attacked one of those...
July 8, 2020
Keep Music Alive campaign aims to ‘fix streaming now’
The UK's Musicians' Union and The Ivors Academy have teamed up for a campaign called 'Keep Music Alive' which the two organisations say "aims to ‘fix streaming’ and calls for industry stakeholders to come together to...
May 11, 2020
AMP calls for 50/50 split of streaming royalties
AMP (standing for Artists, Managers, Performers) is a new alliance made up of the Musicians’ Union, the Music Managers’ Forum and the Featured Artists Coalition
March 6, 2014