Musicians suffer low pay, rely on Copyright royalties - research

New research commissioned by the Musicians’ Union (MU) has been published today, demonstrating the 'chronic' levels of low pay and no pay for self-employed professional musicians - and highlighting the importance of Copyright to these individuals.
 
The Working Musician report reveals that after years of training, more than half of professional musicians still get paid less than £20,000 per year and 60% have worked for free over the past year.
 
Against the backdrop of the autumn statement and ...



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