The government has announced a £3m fund to support creative and cultural organisations across Northern England.
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The campaigning group has dubbed Arts Council England 'too posh for pop', following new figures which show that 62 percent of funding is awarded to opera, with just 8 percent going to pop.
Music charity Attitude is Everything has launched a new coalition of industry partners to improve access to booking and accessible gig tickets for Deaf and disabled music fans.
UK Music's chief executive Michael Dugher has called on the government to protect self-employed workers in the music industry ahead of changes to the Universal Credit benefits system next week.
The campaigning group praised the government deal, saying it will 'pave the way for the UK music industry to continue its world-beating success story.'
UK Music has called for an 'urgent review' of venue and studio business rates, following chancellor Philip Hammond's announcement that a planned revaluation would be brought forward a year to 2021.
Blue Lab Beats, Rachel K Collier, Chagall and Otzeki were among the artists to meet with Mayor of London at SXSW to discuss the future of British music.
UK Music and Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram revealed plans to safeguard the city's famous music scene, which could include improving transport links, protecting music venues and increasing rehearsal spaces.
UK Music chief executive Michael Dugher calls on the government to extend the Parental Leave Bill to cover the self-employed and help support the livelihoods of thousands of people working across the music industry...