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Foundation launched to provide support for survivors of sexual abuse in music industry

A foundation has been launched to provide support for survivors of sexual abuse in the music industry.


Formed by former A&R executive Dorothy Carvello, the...

Direct discrimination, battling assumptions, lower pay, and a lack of opportunity are just some of the problems laid out by the survey

A new study by Black Lives In Music has revealed that the majority of Black artists and music professionals have faced racism and discrimination in...

Concerns over discrimination and loss of work were major contributing factors

A new Arts Council England-funded consultation has revealed many music industry workers with non-visible disabilities are putting their health and safety at risk by not...

Visual arts, books, the press, films and TV also saw declines of between 20% and 40%

EU music industry revenues are down 76% amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study reports.

A new study conducted and published by the European Grouping...

“It’s good to talk and it’s important not to suffer alone”

One Industry One Voice (OIOV), the umbrella body of UK events associations and businesses, has shared a list of mental health resources on offer to...

Live-streamed gigs may also go ahead, though without an audience

Recording studios and music video productions can continue operating during lockdown, the government has confirmed.

Following confusion amid the UK's new national coronavirus lockdown, which...

Support for freelancers is being doubled to reflect the extension of the furlough scheme

The UK government will increase self-employment grants from 40% to 80% of their profits to reflect the recent extension of the furlough scheme, HM Treasury has announced...

It's part of a drive to boost diversity and inclusion in the music industry

The UK music industry has been urged  to ditch its use of the acronym "BAME" by the trade body UK Music, who have described the...

It equates to almost two thirds of the industry's work force

170,000 UK music industry jobs ‘will be lost by Christmas’, a study has found.

Following the near-total shutdown of the UK's music industry after the...

The DYCP grant budget has also increased to £18 million

Arts Council England has expanded its creativity grants to include DJs, sound engineers, lighting designers, and more.

As part of the continued funding schemes for...

The DJ and producer spoke out in a post on Instagram

Calvin Harris has said that ‘the UK government is treating music industry like shit’.

Making the comments in a post on Instagram yesterday, Scottish DJ...

#WeMakeEvents has called for a Global Day of Action today (30th September)

The events industry is holding a Global Day of Action today, 30th September, calling for government support amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Back in August, music...

testFRWD will deliver results via an app 

A COVID-19 test kit for live events has been created by an Austrian start-up.

Based in Vienna, Austria, testFWRD are working towards "reopening tourism economy"...

He said he is "very dissapointed" in "The Scene"

Dave Clarke has spoken out against DJs playing parties during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Taking to Facebook to post the statement, the Brighton-born, Amsterdam-based techno DJ...

The Chic co-founder recently spoke about inequality in the music industry

Nile Rodgers has spoken about black artists and the music industry in a new interview.

The Chic co-founder and legendary guitartist recently spoke with the...

The support package comes in light of music industry campaigning

The UK government have announced a £1.57billion support package for the arts and culture industries.

Following various campaigns by the likes of Music Venues Trust...

UK artists, promoters, institutions and venues spread the hashtag far and wide yesterday (2nd July)

The UK Music industry has rallied for further government relief with a new campaign.

Launched yesterday (2nd July), UK music members behind #LetTheMusicPlay wrote an open letter...

A memo sent to talent agencies was obtained by Rolling Stone

Live Nation wants artists to accept pay cuts and take responsibility for cancellation in 2021.

With most of this year's festivals and concert performances cancelled...

The news follows a warning from the Night Time Industries Association that the UK Hospitality and Events industries may lose up to one million jobs...

£330bn is to be made available to support UK businesses affected by the global coronavirus outbreak.

As part of a daily press conference, the Chancellor of...

And 85% have never reported it... 

48% of musicians have faced sexual harassment at work, according to new research by The Musicians' Union. 

The statistic emerged during a survey involving 725...