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Have Your Say in Select Committee Inquiry on Music Streaming

MPs on the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee want to know how the economics of music streaming are affecting you.

Published: 30 October 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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You have until 6:00 pm on Friday 11 December to have your say on the music streaming inquiry.

This follows five months of campaigning by The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union, and may be the biggest opportunity we will collectively get to make the case for a fairer deal for songwriters, composers, and performers.

Together we can fix streaming and keep music alive.

Have your say the most effective way

Wherever you are in your career, the inquiry wants to hear from you.

If you’re not sure what to say, take a look at our tips on what the inquiry is looking for, making your case as strong as possible, and ideas that we think will fix streaming and keep music alive.

The deadline for evidence is 6pm on Monday 16 November.

Your frequently asked questions

Do you have a question about the inquiry, what it is, why it matters, or how to have your say?

Take a look at our Streaming Inquiry FAQs.

If you still have questions, ask us on Twitter @IvorsAcademy and @WeAreTheMU.

Spread the word

The more songwriters, composers, and performers who share their experiences, the more chance we have of our collective voice being heard.

We’re up against some powerful interest groups who will argue that streaming is working– but we have the community of music and fans on our side.

If you’re not sure what to say, here are some ideas to get you started:

  • I’ve given evidence to the @CommonsDCMS inquiry into music streaming. Have you? Answer their five questions before 6pm on Monday 16 November #FixStreaming #KeepMusicAlive
  • Please give evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry. Together we can #FixStreaming and #KeepMusicAlive!
  • Are you thinking about sending something in to the Select Committee inquiry on music streaming? The Ivors Academy and Musicians’ Union have released a guide to answering the questions and key asks to #FixStreaming and #KeepMusicAlive

Remember to use the hashtags #FixStreaming and #KeepMusicAlive.

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