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Author: Music Managers Forum and Featured Artists Coalition

Date: April 19, 2021

Original Source: UK Parliament

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Written evidence submitted by the Music Managers Forum and Featured Artists Coalition

This submission focuses primarily on the inquiry’s third question, i.e. the economic impact and long-term implications of streaming on the music industry, in particular how the shift to streaming has exacerbated long-term issues within the music industry.

This submission will highlight issues around transparency regarding the deals done between the music industry and the streaming platforms and social media services. This means artists, songwriters and their managers are unable to audit the royalties those deals generate, and do not know how advance payments are shared out between stakeholders.

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