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Black Lives in Music Celebrate Their Second Year Anniversary

The MU is proud to be an official partner organisation of Black Lives in Music, who are celebrating two incredible years of advocating for Black representation in the music industry.

Published: 18 November 2022 | 11:22 AM
Celebration blur of different colours and gold.
We look forward to continuing to work together to create a music industry that’s diverse and free from discrimination. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Black Lives in Music (BLiM) is an organisation made up of a number of partners who are all working towards the same goal: to dismantle structural racism in our industry.

BLiM are using their second anniversary both to celebrate everything that they have achieved over the past twelve-months, and to call for MPs’ intervention to ensure government action on transparent Gender and Ethnic annual pay gap reporting in UK music.

Working towards an industry that is diverse and free from discrimination

“We’re so proud of our partnership with BLiM and what they’ve achieved over the past 2 years! From BLiM’s ground-breaking report ‘Being Black in the UK Music Industry’ to their work with orchestras and organisations across the UK to ensure diversity and inclusion, BLiM have already had a massive impact on the music industry.

“We look forward to continuing to work together to create a music industry that’s diverse and free from discrimination. Congratulations to Charisse, Roger and all the team at BLiM.”

The MU were proud to announce our three-year partnership with BLiM back in June of this year, and since then have been proud to have been working with them on moments such as using their report on Being Black in the UK Music Industry in a motion at the STUC, and having BLiM hold a session at our members conference.

BLiM also recently spoke to the Music Works podcast, which is sponsored by the MU:

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