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LAROI LEVELS UP WITH EXTENDED LOVE
Aussie rookie drains a three. (7/27a)
EILISH RECLAIMS APPLE MUSIC PRE-ADD RECORD
The term "highly anticipated" can be accurately applied for once. (7/27a)
LIL NAS X'S
"BABY" BOOM
Now he's a captain of "Industry." (7/27a)
MIDYEAR SONG ACTIVITY & STREAMS
Olivia's in the driver's seat. (7/27a)
THE NEW KID IN TOWN
Thunder from Down Under (7/24a)
NEW & DEVELOPING ARTISTS
From tender shoots to mighty oaks.
MARKETSHARE MANIA
Let's do the numbers.
DELTA VARIANT
It is not the name of a Henry Miller novel.
IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER ROCK STORY?
Could be. Dunno.
Blighty Beat
STONES JOIN STREAMING FIGHT
6/7/21

The Rolling Stones have joined the campaign to increase revenues from streaming to musicians in the U.K., adding their names to a letter for the Prime Minister that has so far received a non-committal response.

The Stones join Tom Jones, the Bee GeesBarry Gibb, Emeli Sandé, the estate of the late Joe Strummer, Alison Goldfrapp and Jarvis Cocker of Pulp as new signatories.

The letter, which was sent in April, wants Boris Johnson to update U.K. copyright law so that artists, performers and songwriters receive the same rights they have in radio, otherwise known as equitable remuneration. So far, it's received an “interested but non-committal reply,” according to NME.

The demand is a big ask that has little chance of happening, but insiders hope the campaign will result in some sort of positive change for a situation that many deem highly unfair, as revealed in the evidence sessions for the recent Government inquiry into the economics of streaming.

More than 150 artists have signed the open letter, including previously announced signees Paul McCartney, Bob Geldof, Annie Lennox, Lily Allen, Chris Martin and Kate Bush.