BBC Radio Cymru cuts Welsh language music output following royalties dispute

BBC Radio Cymru has been forced to change its playlists after losing the rights to thousands of Welsh-language songs in a dispute over royalty payments.

The BBC reports that 300 Welsh language artists were involved in the matter via collecting society body EOS, which called for a "fair price for Welsh music".

After EOS turned down an offer from the BBC, the station lost the ability to play 30,000 Welsh language songs from January 1.

Gwilym Morus, Eos chair, said: ...

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