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The monetisation of music

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Who would decide to be a musician, engineer or producer in 2015 when the revenue streams, in the era of Apple iTunes and Spotify, can be a fraction of what they once were?

The benefits of music industry tax relief

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By extending creative industry tax reliefs to the UK music business, the government would be providing a level playing field with other creative industries, argues the UK music industry.

YouTube video star retailers

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At the recent ICAEW Entertainment and Media Group seminar “The future of the music business”, leading speakers Scott Cohen and Mark Meharry discussed the changes and trends of the digital age.

The performance royalty dispute

Arguments about whether the American radio industry should pay artists a performance royalty when their records are broadcast on terrestrial radio remain unresolved as the radio industry seeks to reduce the existing copyright royalties paid to songwriters and music publishers.