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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (22 April)

This isn’t really positive news, but it’s positive action in response to some negative news. Famed Californian music retailer Amoeba Sounds isn’t sure whether it can survive the Covid-19 lockdown, with all three of...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (21 April)

Spotify has added more partners to its Covid-19 Music Relief project. Having started with donations to MusiCares, PRS Foundation and Help Musicians, it is now also donating to funds and charities in France, Germany, Ireland,...
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One World: Together At Home raises $127.9m for Covid-19 relief

This weekend, a parade of stars teamed up for the One World: Together At Home livestream, organised and curated by Global Citizen and Lady Gaga to benefit the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 Solidarity Response...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (17 April)

Start today with David Guetta’s plans for a ‘United at Home‘ fundraising livestream from Miami this Saturday. The two-hour set will be streamed on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Twitch, with four...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (16 April)

There’s more news from the MusiCares Covid-19 Relief Fund in the US, which has now secured contributions from collecting societies ASCAP, BMI and SESAC. The fund is now past the $10m mark on the back of support from all...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry stories (14 April)

Start today with the news that the Australian government has provided $10m of funding to music industry charity Support Act, which will be used to provide crisis relief to artists, crew and other music workers, as well as...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry stories (9 April)

We have one more shot of positive news for you before the Easter break. Creators getting paid; industry relief efforts; artists doing good things… It doesn’t drown out the very real challenges that the coronavirus...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry stories (8 April)

We’ve broken the big positive story out as our lead today, but there are other good things to report on too. Variety has a report on how ticketed-livestreams platform StageIt is growing during the pandemic: it made $884k...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry stories (7 April)

We wondered if we’d need to quietly retire this regular feature after a few days. Nope. Which at least shows there is plenty of positive news to write about amid the current global health crisis. We’re still not...
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Today’s positive industry-related coronavirus stories (6 April)

There’s been so much activity around support and relief efforts from the music industry – both for musicians and people working in the business, and for the wider work outside it – that it’s not surprising there...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related music industry news (3 April)

Music Ally is trying to write a story every working day, rounding up the good, practical things happening in and around our industry: focusing on relief efforts and other initiatives from the music industry and music / tech...
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Today’s positive coronavirus-related industry news (2 April)

A collective of music industry bodies in the US has come together to create the Music Covid Relief website, providing information for music professionals to receive benefits (both individual and for small businesses) implemented...