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UK Music Launches Economic Survey for Music Creators

UK Music has launched its annual economic survey for music creators, to give the industry a better understanding of the economic landscape of the music industry.

Published: 26 March 2024 | 3:43 PM Updated: 27 March 2024 | 10:15 AM
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The annual survey collects data from music creators across the country. Image credit: Shutterstock.

As the collective voice for the UK’s music industry, UK Music needs data on creator’s earnings in 2023 in order to calculate the economic contribution the UK’s music industry made to the economy last year.

This information is important to policymakers and helps UK Music and its members call for support from the Government for music creators across the country.

The collective voice of the UK’s music industry

UK Music represents all sectors of the music industry, bringing them together to collaborate, campaign, and champion music. Its members are:

Find out more about UK Music and what they do. 

About the survey

This year’s survey will form a key part of UK Music’s annual economic report, This Is Music, which will be published this autumn.

Participation is open to anyone who is a full-time or part-time professional music creator (including artists, musicians, composers, songwriters, lyricists, singers, producers, engineers and DJs) and closes on Monday 20th May. 

Filling in the survey also enters you into a prize draw where you could win one of several great prizes: a £100 Amazon voucher, a £100 GAK music store voucher or a £100 PMT music store voucher.

The data is being collected on behalf of UK Music by AudienceNet. For more information on how your data will be handled, please see the statement at the top of the survey.

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