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HITS LIST: SIGNS OF A
WHOLE NEW DEAL
The sounds of a brighter day to come? (1/20a)
JOSEPH, ILEY AND HARLOW TALK STREAMING
The U.K. Gov't wants details. (1/20a)
NEAR TRUTHS: CHANGINGS OF THE GUARD
A big start to 2021. (1/19a)
DANGEROUS TIMES: A CONVERSATION WITH MORGAN WALLEN
As his song says, "Livin' the Dream." (1/14a)
TOP 20: GUTEN MORGAN
Another big week for Republic. (1/20a)
RAINMAKERS
Bring your umbrella.
GRAMMYS: WHERE TO FROM HERE?
After the snubs, the show.
HOW TO FIND 11,780 VOTES
It's the way all the biggest mob bosses did it.
MOVING THE NEEDLE
When vaccination schedules and touring schedules meet.
Blighty Beat
COVID-19 SILENCING MORE MUSICIANS
9/22/20

A third of U.K. musicians are considering abandoning the industry completely due to financial hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to research from the Musicians’ Union. The union is issuing an urgent call for more Government help.

In a survey of 2,000 MU members, nearly half (47%) said they have been forced to seek work outside of the industry, with seven in 10 unable to undertake more than a quarter of their usual work.

With furlough schemes coming to an end, 87% of musicians who were covered by the schemes say they will be facing financial hardship and a third didn’t qualify for any of the support available. As a result, 88% believe the Government has not done enough to support musicians during the pandemic.

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