According to the the 2019 Global Collections Report, published by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC), royalties from digital sources have jumped 29 percent to €1.64 billion.
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.
Music Managers Forum (MMF), the professional voice of managers and their artists, have published the next instalment of their Dissecting The Digital Dollar initiative, which aims to clarify audience data and open up its value.
‘What happens over the coming days and weeks in Brussels over Article 13 and copyright changes is pivotal to protect creators,’ says chief executive officer of UK Music and a former shadow culture secretary Michael Dugher.
Culture Minister Nigel Adams has revealed Government plans for a new music strategy to ensure the UK’s music industry remains ‘the envy of the world,’ while pledging to support the UK’s ‘brilliant creators.’