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Fifth Music Streaming Inquiry to be Broadcast Live

Watch Musicians’ Union General Secretary Horace Trubridge give evidence in the fifth session of the music streaming inquiry today from 2:30 pm.

Published: 10 February 2021 | 10:35 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:32 PM
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Over 17,500 people signed the petition calling for a Government review into streaming – and were instrumental in making these inquiries happen. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Horace will be giving evidence alongside The Ivors Academy CEO Graham Davies, as part of our joint Fix Streaming campaign.

Also appearing will be representatives from the BPI (representing major labels), MPA (representing music publishers), as well as YouTube, SoundCloud and Twitch.

Watch live from 2:30 pm.

Can’t make it? Follow @WeAreTheMU on Twitter for live commentary, analysis, and highlights from MU Deputy General Secretary Naomi Pohl.                                                                                                

Catch up with the evidence so far

Tom Gray, Guy Garvey, Nadine Shah and Ed O’Brien won hearts and minds in the first session of the music streaming inquiry. They explained to MPs why successful artists and creators are struggling to pay rent and backed equitable remuneration to create an income for the entire music community.

In the second session, Chic legend Nile Rodgers, Fiona Bevan, and Soweto Kinch highlighted transparency, curation, and the value of the song.

Major labels gave some unbelievable responses to MPs that left viewers including us incredulous in the third session of the music streaming inquiry.

And in the fourth last week, MPs asked independent labels about contracts, transparency, and the dominance of major labels.

Together we can fix streaming and keep music alive

Over 17,500 people signed the petition calling for a Government review into streaming – and were instrumental in making these inquiries happen.

Catch up with the campaign so far and find out how you can get involved in our Fix Streaming hub.

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