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BLACKOUT TUESDAY: HOW THE MAJORS RESPONDED
(6/5a)
HARLESTON, HABTEMARIAM LAUNCH UMG TASK FORCE
(6/5a)
SONY MUSIC SETS UP $100M FUND
(6/5a)
10K OPENS FUND TO AID BLACK YOUTH
(6/5a)
BLACK MUSIC MONTH: THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
(6/5a)
WHAT NEXT?
The biz ponders action after some reflection.
GRAMMY SPECULATION
100% guaranteed to be somewhat accurate, probably.
BLACK MUSIC MONTH
...continues.
TRUMP'S IN THE BUNKER
Just to inspect it, though.
Blighty Beat
MUSIC MAKERS DEMAND SUPPORT
3/31/20

The Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Featured Artists Coalition have called for greater assistance from the U.K.’s largest music businesses and organizations, especially as Government support measures for the self-employed—who make up 72% of the music business, according to UK Music research—will not pay out until June, and won't be applicable to everyone.

A survey conducted by the MMF and FAC found that managers and artists have already lost £50m in earnings due to the coronavirus. This includes £3.1m lost by music managers in commissions.

Survey findings detail the impact of more than 2,100 cancelled shows, delayed campaigns and lost earnings.

”Artists and music makers are faced with a short term crisis and a longer-term catastrophe,” MMF CEO Annabella Coldrick said. “This MMF and FAC survey is only a snapshot, but it highlights that millions of pounds have already been lost through canceled shows and campaigns. We need the biggest record labels, music publishers and licensing organizations to act. We need them to do more, and we need them to do so now."

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