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Our Keep Music Alive Campaign Has Over 10,000 Signatures

In May we joined forces with the Ivors Academy to launch a campaign to Keep Music Alive, starting with a petition to #FixStreaming. And we’re overjoyed to report that it’s already reached over 10,000 signatures!

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Music creators and performers shouldn't have to rely on hardship funds while major labels boast about record streaming profits. Photo credit: Shutterstock

We’re calling for a Government review into streaming.

We want greater transparency in where the money goes, and a fairer share of the pie for music creators and performers, so that music creators and performers don't have to rely on hardship funds while major labels boast about record streaming profits.

If you haven’t already, then please sign and share the petition now.

Share the good news

Tell everyone about the #FixStreaming petition on social media, here’s some text you could use:

“Together, we can #FixStreaming and keep music alive. Over 10,000 people have signed the petition so far. Add your voice to the call https://www.change.org/p/the-rt-hon-oliver-dowden-cbe-mp-secretary-of-state-for-digital-culture-media-and-sport-it-s-time-to-fixstreaming

This is an issue that affects all of us

Even Tasmin Little OBE, who – speaking to the Today programme – explained that she has 755,000 monthly listeners, which equates to about 5 to 6 million streams in six months, and gets paid just £12.34 for it.

How does it affect you? Tweet using the hashtags #FixStreaming #KeepMusicAlive.

Published: 22/05/2020

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