UK Music

London, United Kingdom

Savoy Hill House
London
WC2R 0BU
United Kingdom

Press Releases

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UK Music calls on Government to support moves for 'swifter and greater progress' to end gender pay gap

UK Music has called on the Government to help remove the barriers that stand in the way of closing the gender pay gap.

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Music Industry Leaders Unveil Partner Organisations In Bid To Step Up Diversity & Inclusion Work

Music industry leaders have joined forces with a host of organisations to boost the sector’s work on equality, diversity and inclusion. UK Music, the collective voice of the music industry, and its members are spearheading the move following the call from the UK Music’s Diversity Taskforce.

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Revealed: Music helped Britain survive lockdown as public throw support behind return of live music - new survey shows

UK Music, the collective voice of the music industry, today (Wednesday 14th July) publishes a major new survey that reveals the crucial role music played in helping people through Covid-19 lockdowns - and how the public are craving the return of live music.

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UK Music Chief Warns Government-backed Insurance Scheme Is "Final Piece Of Jigsaw" Needed To Pave Way For Live Music Events

UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin has warned that a Government-backed insurance scheme is the "final piece of the jigsaw" needed to help save live music events.

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Politicians from main parties join forces to urge Government to tackle 'profound challenge' facing Covid-hit UK music industry

MPs from across the political divide have joined forces to call on PM Boris Johnson and the Government to back plans to help the UK music industry get back on its feet.

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UK Music Chief Welcomes Government Publication Of Data On Pilot Events As "Critical First Step" To Mass Live Music Events

Responding to the Government's publication today (Friday 25th June) of data regarding the Events Research Programme, UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin said: "It's welcome that the Government has responded to our calls to publish this vital data on the pilot events.

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New mentoring guide launched in drive to help emerging talent forge a music industry career

Led by recording artist Frank Hamilton, UK Music's Futures Group have created a comprehensive mentoring guide to offer support and advice to anyone seeking a career in the music industry.

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Voters Want Government To Do More To Help British Musicians Tour Abroad - New Poll Reveals

The public think Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Government are not doing enough to help musicians overcome post-Brexit barriers to touring abroad and need to do more, a major new poll reveals today.

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UK Music Chief Warns 'Catastrophic' Delay Over Covid Restrictions Easing Means Continued Economic Support And Insurance Scheme 'More Vital Than Ever'

UK Music Chief Executive Jamie Njoku-Goodwin warned today (Monday 14th June) that delaying the easing of Covid-19 restrictions marked a "catastrophic blow" for the live music industry.

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UK Music Responds to Report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

Our evidence and findings in the Diversity Report were clear - we have issues around systemic racism in the music industry and our Ten-point plan hopes to address some of these issues with metrics, but also with respect and values.” - Ammo Talwar MBE - Chair of The UK Music Diversity Taskforce

About Us

UK Music is an industry-funded body, established in October 2008, to represent the collective interests of the recorded, published and live arms of the British music industry.Through collective representation, UK Music promotes the interests of record labels and music publishers (major and independent), songwriters, composers, lyricists, musicians, managers, producers, promoters, venues and collection societies.

Through member engagement we ensure a collective voice across the sector is identified. Through lobbying we ensure that voice is heard.

  • UK Music exists to guide policy makers towards decision-making in the best interests of our sector and the best collective interests of our membership, now and for the future.
  • UK Music represents and promotes the interests of every part of the British music industry.
  • UK Music publishes research on the economic value of the music industry to the UK economy in our Music By Numbers report and its predecessor reports Measuring Music and Wish You Were Here.
  • UK Music works to ensure that the copyright, which underpins music, is recognised and valued at all levels of Government, throughout the wider economy and by consumers.
  • UK Music runs the Secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Music.
  • UK Music runs a Skills Academy to boost the music industry’s talent pipeline that includes the Music Academic Partnership, careers advice and apprenticeship development and support.
  • UK Music represents its members through lobbying, education and research work.

Locations

London
Savoy Hill House
7-10 Savoy Hill
London
WC2R 0BU
United Kingdom