Brennan Bill

The ‘Brennan Bill’, which would have likely removed income from labels, failed to pass through the UK Government. Kevin Brennan introduced the new law that allowed artists to receive direct payments from streaming sites, circumventing labels. Many labels were not pleased, even though many artists thought it was the properContinue Reading

British Government Music

The House of Commons in London calls for a watchdog to investigate the UK music industry’s structure. Why? Because there are concerns that the large labels have too much clout, forcing the competition to grow too “ferocious.” The BPI said: “Supporting further market growth and preserving UK music’s dynamism, investmentContinue Reading

Sir Elton John

Sir Elton John is not happy about the British government’s management of the music industry post-Brexit and has labelled them “philistines.” Feeling ‘livid’ due to the travel problems within the entertainment sector, Elton said: “I’m so angry. I’m livid about what the government did when Brexit happened. They made noContinue Reading