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UK government to examine impact of streaming on future of music industry

4 days ago   |   By The Guardian

DCMS committee chair Julian Knight said it would investigate whether the business models used by major streaming platforms are fair to writers and performers The government is to investigate the impact that music streaming is having on artists, record labels and the sustainability of the music industry. A new committee run by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will examine the business models of major streaming companies such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and Google Play to determine their fairness towards the writers and performers whose material populates the...
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