Are streaming services helping or hurting musicians?

Streaming is on the up but MPs say most artists make ‘pitiful’ incomes from services

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More people in the UK are listening to music than ever before, a new industry report has revealed. Changes to working styles and socialising last year coincided with a rise in music consumption in the UK of 2.5%, according to the latest findings published by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).

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