The DCMS calls for a complete reset of the music streaming industry

Following a wide-spread inquiry, the Digital, Cultural, Media and Sports Committee (DCMS) published a report which has called for a complete reset of the music streaming market. The proposed reform of legislation and regulation is aimed at addressing the:

  1. ‘pitiful returns’ that creators receive from streaming;
  2. disparity in power between creators and companies;
  3. major music companies unfairly dominating the music streaming industry;
  4. lack of regulation around streaming, such as playlist algorithms; and
  5. lack of transparency in the industry.

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