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It's Time to Fix Streaming and Keep Music Alive

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MU Reacts to Prime Minister’s Resignation

Further to the news that Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party and UK Prime Minister, the MU reflects on what musicians need from the Government now.

Published: 08 July 2022

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"Our industry is broken and we're asking the government to help us fix it" - Tom Gray of @gomeztheband on their #BrokenRecord campaign to ask for more equitable returns from music streaming services.

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@CommonsDCMS ‘A letter sent to Boris Johnson sees a who's who of British musicians backing #BrokenRecord including @PaulMcCartney, Annie Lennox, @coldplay, @JimmyPage, @RobertPlant, @KateBushMusic, @lilyallen, Damon Albarn, @NoelGallagher & more..’

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More than 150 of the UK’s biggest artists have written to the PM calling for reform the current, broken system of music streaming. @UKLabour have long argued musicians should benefit more from their work. The government should listen to these calls and take action.

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A fabulous thread by @MrTomGray that all session musicians and singers should 👀 and thereafter sign the #BrokenRecord / #FixStreaming / #KeepMusicAlive Petition.

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Why the music industry HAS to change and why it has to change now. A thread. Stick with it!

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Streaming is replacing radio so musicians should get the same protection when their work is played on streaming platforms as they get when it’s played on radio

Horace TrubridgeGeneral Secretary

Sweet Streams Aren't Made of this: #FixStreaming on Reasons to be Cheerful Podcast

Music streaming has made it easier than ever to listen to our favourite artists, but too many musicians earn next to nothing from it. Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloys chat to Naomi Pohl from the Musicians’ Union and Tom Gray from the Broken Record campaign about fixing problems with the industry.


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Naomi Pohl

General Secretary

MU Secretariat

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Horace Trubridge

Senior Executive Officer

MU Secretariat

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Keith Ames

PR & Events Official

MU Communications & Government Relations

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Maddy Radcliff

Campaigns and Social Media Official

MU Communications & Government Relations

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Graham Davies


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Jenny Goodwin

Research & Campaign Consultant

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Mark Taylor

Director of Membership, Marketing & Communications

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