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WMG KEEPS GROWING:
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The Lipmans are thankful for their superstars. (11/25a)
THE LENNY BEER
PRE-HOLIDAY ALBUM
...with all the trimmings (11/25a)
NOISEMAKERS: A THANKFUL BUNCH
The kids are alright. (11/25a)
SOME FINAL THOUGHTS FROM STEVE COOPER
All good things come to an end. (11/23a)
GRAMMY SEASON
Artists sound off on the prospect of being nominated
CATALOG ECONOMICS
They're changing the game... for some.
VOTING AGAINST FASCISM
You're helping with the runoff, right?
IS IT CHRISTMAS YET?
Blighty Beat
DIVERSITY IN THE BIZ: THE NUMBERS
11/22/22

The number of women working in the U.K. music industry has reached a record high of 52.9%, according to the results of a UK Music survey. However, the report outlines a disappointing drop in ethnic diversity.

The 2022 Workforce Diversity Survey, which collected data from 2,980 respondents, found a 3.3% rise in the total number of women employees in the British business—up from 49.6% in 2020.

While women are well represented in the 35-44 age category (53%), the 45-54 age bracket (44.3%) is the point at which female representation starts to drop. The numbers reduce further for those aged 55-64 (33.3%). 

When it comes to ethnicity, just over a fifth (21%) of individuals working in the U.K. music business identify as Black, Asian or from an ethnically diverse background. That’s down from 22.3% two years ago.

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