Recorded music community comes together to provide additional support to artists

The UK’s record labels are coming together with streaming services and other parts of the music industry to provide additional hardship funding to musicians in need. This funding comes on top of individual company initiatives to help artists and the wider music community through the COVID emergency, and is being co-ordinated by record labels association the BPI.

contribution drawn from all parts of the industry will help to sustain artists in need through this very difficult time.” – Geoff Taylor, CEO BPI & BRIT Awards

The UK’s record labels are coming together with streaming services and other parts of the music industry to provide additional hardship funding to musicians in need. This funding comes on top of individual company initiatives to help artists and the wider music community through the COVID emergency, and is being co-ordinated by record labels association the BPI.

A total donation of £1.5 million will be made by UK record companies Sony Music Entertainment UKWarner Music UK and Universal Music UK, independent record labels Cherry Red and Demon Music GroupThe BRIT AwardsAmazon Music and music licensing company PPL to Help Musicians’ Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund and to other initiatives that are supporting artists.

Learn more via BPI

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