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BEHIND LATIN'S STREAMING SURGE: PART I
Spotify and Apple Music are speaking a new language. (8/10a)
KRENTS, OLEJAR ASCEND AT VERVE
UMG jazz label has a new chief. (8/10a)
NEW & DEVELOPING
ARTISTS: Q3 EDITION
The stars of tomorrow—and one star of the moment (8/11a)
TOP 20: THE RACE
FOR #1 IS ON
It's neck and neck at the turn. (8/11a)
MO OSTIN: THE 2017 INTERVIEW, PART ONE
Available online for the first time (8/3a)
RISE OF THE INDIES
How they're reshuffling the biz deck.
THE LATIN-MUSIC MARKETPLACE
Thoughts on a changing landscape.
KETCHUP
It's everywhere.
THE NEXT HUGE CATALOG STORY
Another stunning return.
Blighty Beat
TRADE ORGS PUSH FOR MUSICIAN AID
3/23/20

U.K. musicians have lost an estimated £13.9m in earnings due to the coronavirus pandemic and trade orgs are demanding help from the Government for the self-employed.

A report from The Musicians’ Union in the U.K. revealed that 90% of musicians have already been affected, with job opportunities down 69% vs. the same time last year. According to the findings, the highest loss of earnings is due to canceled gigs and live performances. Teaching and orchestral work are also experiencing a significant downturn due to social distancing measures, closures and pupil isolation. As a result, the MU has launched a Coronavirus Hardship Fund to offer £200 grants to those who are facing financial difficulty.

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