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Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7JA
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BPI Equality Sessions: Celebrating Black History Month

UK independent and major record labels association the BPI is delighted to announce that the latest in its series of BPI Equality Sessions will take place on Wednesday, 20th October (4pm– 6pm) and will honour Black History Month.

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BPI announces its latest free Insight Session for 4th November 2021

The BPI is pleased to announce the next edition in its regular series of BPI Insight Sessions – Match of the Day: The Intersection of Music & Professional Sport, which will take place on Thursday, 4th November from 4.00pm.

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Latest round of Music Export Growth Scheme funding opens 24th August

Applications for the next round (20) of Music Export Growth Scheme (MEGS) funding will open at 10.00am on 24th August and close at midnight on 27th September 2021.

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BRITs Apprentice Scheme returns to boost more young talent looking to forge a career in the music industry

The BRITs Apprentice Scheme is back for a third round and is now recruiting for ten apprentices to take up fifteen-month paid placements with independent record labels and music companies.

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BPI announces next BPI equality session to conclude Pride Month

The BPI are delighted to announce the second event in its BPI Equality Sessions series, 'Celebrating Pride', on June 30th at 4pm. The free online session will hear from a range of diverse voices drawn from across the music industry and the wider LGBTQIA+ community. We are now pleased to announce two more acclaimed trans activists have joined our discussions - please see details below.

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Fans flocking to UK independent labels' music across streaming and physical formats

More than a quarter of all music consumed in the UK in 2020 was by artists from the independent music community, the BPI and AIM reported today. Between them, record label associations AIM and the BPI represent the spectrum of recorded music rightsholder businesses in the UK.

Business

National Album Day returns for 2021, with its theme 'Celebrating Women In Music'

National Album Day will return for its fourth edition on Saturday, 16th October and this year will take as its theme Celebrating Women in Music, shining a light on the huge contribution made by women and female-identifying artists to our music and culture through the art form of the album.

Business

£1 Billion Exports Opportunity Beckons for British Music

The global growth in music streaming and Britain’s exceptional talent as a music nation is poised to push UK music exports to more than £1 billion a year by 2030, a new report by independent and major labels association the BPI reveals today.

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10 diverse indie artists to benefit from £100,000 music exports boost in the latest round of the Music Export Growth Scheme

Over £4 million invested in supporting over 280 diverse, independent artists since the scheme’s launch; generating over £46.5 million in music exports for the UK and a return of £12 for every £1 invested.

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20th October

BPI Equality Sessions: Celebrating Black History Month

4:00pm

UK independent and major record labels association the BPI is delighted to announce that the latest in its series of BPI Equality Sessions will take place on Wednesday, 20th October (4pm– 6pm) and will honour Black History Month.

About Us

BPI represents the UK’s recorded music industry, which is one of the most exciting and thriving music sectors in the world. British artists account for one in eight albums purchased by fans around the globe.

As a trade body, we champion the interests of our membership which includes more than 400 independent music companies and the UK’s major record companies – Universal Music UK, Sony Music UK, and Warner Music UK. Together, BPI’s members account for 85% of all music sold in the United Kingdom.

BPI organises The annual BRIT Awards with Mastercard show, The Hyundai Mercury Prize and the Classic BRIT Awards show.

BPI co-owns The Official Charts in a joint venture with the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA). The Official Charts is responsible for the commissioning, distribution, marketing and promotion of the UK’s industry standard music and video charts and sales data.

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Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road
London
SE1 7JA
United Kingdom

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