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Are you in the music industry? Take part in the Measuring Music report

Are you a UK Musician, Songwriter, Composer, Producer, Engineer or Manager and would like to be in with the chance of winning the following prizes?...

  • Elektron Digitakt drum computer

  • Sontronics Aria microphone

  • Sennheiser HD 800 headphones

Each year UK Music conducts a survey of British music. Your feedback allows UK Music to produce Measuring Music, an annual report assessing the health of the music sector in the UK. Your input is vital and we need you to fill out one of the survey forms below.

Measuring Music allows us to map the music economy, to analyse trends and to document the day-to-day conditions for hard working performers, writers, composers, producers, engineers and managers.

Our most recent Measuring Music report revealed that 119,020 jobs were supported by music in 2015, generating in excess of £4.1billion for the UK economy. Music is the engine room of the creative economy and this report gives us the hard statistics we need to negotiate the best policies for your future.

It helps us fight against the threats to grassroots music, like the closure of some of the country’s best and most-loved small venues…

It helps us lobby the Treasury for tax incentives (like those the film and video games industry benefit from) to help creators…

It helps us provide tangible evidence why BBC Music services should not be cut or affected by Charter renewal…

It helps us fight to protect the value of your copyrights and your IP…

But most of all it helps us recognise and acknowledge the value of your work!

For all of these reasons, and more, we need your help. Please fill out one of these surveys and enable us to fight for your collective interests.

If you are a musician/songwriter/composer, please click here:

If you are a music producer/engineer, please click here:

If you are a manager, please click here:

And remember, your input will help us to produce Measuring Music which arms us to fight for your collective interests.

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UK Music: 16th Mar 2017 14:20:00


Uk Festivals Get Smart With Power And Travel

A major shift in the way UK festivals approached energy management and travel planning in 2017 has been revealed in the annual Festival & Events Industry Green Survey.
19th March 2018

Come Join The Chorus

It is with great sadness that I have to say, having heard from our friends at Chippenham Festival, that Ted Poole, organiser, folk enthusiast, MC, great chorus singer, trade unionist and all round good and kind man has passed away. Ted, with his wife Ivy, had been running folk clubs and music events in and around Swindon for about fifty years. A great supporter of local musicians, singer/songwriters and always gave great encouragement to young, up and coming artists. He will be sorely missed in the music business and particularly in the Wiltshire music scene. As Bob Berry of Chippenham Festival said, 'One In A Million'.
19th March 2018

International Women's Day 2018 - Important News

FIGHTBACK: GRASSROOTS PROMOTER Exciting new initiative from Music Planet Live and Music Venue Trust Music Venue Trust and Music Planet Live are delighted to announce a major new partnership to reinvigorate and diversify the grassroots music scene in the UK. Fightback: Grassroots Promoter is a £100,000 intervention aimed at young women who are passionate about live music and want to learn the skills to become an independent promoter.
8th March 2018

Industry Green Survey 2017 Reveals Uk Events Getting Smart With Power & Travel

A major shift in the way UK festivals approached energy management and travel planning in 2017 has been revealed in the third annual Festival & Events Industry Green Survey.
7th March 2018

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