Later this month MEPs will vote on the Copyright Directive after the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament agreed on the final text in February, and PRS for Music are in full support as it’s a big step forward for creators.
'I think we just poured that sense of disillusionment into the way we played. I certainly felt like for the longest time that we were trying to prove something to people,' says William the Conqueror's Ruarri Joseph.
‘I don’t really need to think too much because I feel like I’m being me onstage, this is who I am, so it’s kind of easier in a sense. I’m not putting on something to be something I’m not’ says future-facing R&B artist Kaleem Taylor.
For the fifth year in a row BBC Radio 3 is dedicating its entire schedule to women composers to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), and this year the station has a special focus on women in music leadership.