PRS for Music CEO Robert Ashcroft on recent developments in the UK music industry
Since the beginning of the year the music industry has been back at the top of the news agenda. While the news itself may not always have been positive, the interest the public, government and press continue to show demonstrates the vital role our industry plays in the life of the nation. …
Buoyed by her performance at the BRIT Awards last week, Adele has two top-five albums and top-five singles in the charts at the same time, matching a record only held by The Beatles.
Adele’s single Someone You Like beat Lady Gaga and Rihanna to the top of the singles chart yesterday, while Rolling In The Deep moved up from number five to four.
The music industry campaign FanFair Alliance (FFA) was established in 2016 to tackle industrial-scale online ticket touting, and its new guidance aims to help artists and managers stop exploitative secondary ticketing.