Wednesday, 01 December 2021
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Proposed legislation to increase streaming royalties for signed musicians has received pushback from labels claiming it misunderstands the industry.
Half of streaming royalties could be paid directly to performers under a proposed copyright law change. Tabled by Labour MP Kevin Brennan, the Copyright (Rights and Remuneration of Musicians) Bill builds on the DCMS Committee’s recommendations for new legislation for equitable remuneration, contract adjustment, right of revocation and transparency. “These reforms would lead to Britain becoming... read more