Digital Minister Matt Hancock has said the government does not back any proposals for a copyright exception for user-generated content (UGC).
Digital minister Matt Hancock MP has outlined government plans for greater online regulation to address the value gap, attracting approval from recorded music trade body, the BPI.
Research has shown that the latest trend in music piracy is stream-ripping - but what is it, and how could it affect you?
Adele, Coldplay, David Bowie and Rolling Stones led the way in driving UK global sales in 2016, which are up 11 percent to £365m.
BPI chief executive Geoff Taylor has responded to Lyor Cohen’s 'Five observations from my time at YouTube' blog post, contesting his point that the safe harbour loophole is a ‘distraction’ for the music industry.
Ibibio Sound Machine, Dream Wife, This Is The Kit and Dan Croll are among the latest round of artists to receive support from the BPI and UK government’s Music Export Growth Scheme.
Taking place in London on 15 September, the event has added new speakers including artist manager Ellie Giles (Charli XCX) and BPI director Chris Tams.
The value of 2016's UK sync market is estimated at £80m across the recorded music and music publishing sectors, the BPI has said.
UK grime artists are outperforming the music market with sales and streams almost doubling over the course of the past 12 months, new BPI analysis claims.
Music Support, a new charity providing help for any music industry professionals suffering from mental health issues, is to receive backing from The BRIT Trust.