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UK MPs examine economic impact of music streaming services

Friday 16 October 2020 | 12:12 CET | News
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The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the economic impact of music streaming on record labels, artists and the sustainability of the music industry.

MPs will examine the business models of music streaming services such as Spotify, Amazon Music Apple Music and Google Play. Music streaming in the UK generated revenues of over GBP 1 billion in the last year, with 114 billion music streams. However, artists can receive as little as 13 percent of generated income. The Committee will also examine whether the UK government should take action to protect the industry from piracy in light of EU moves to protect copyright and intellectual property rights. 



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