Touts, US record stats, Brexit

Mar 02, 2020, 07:00 AM
CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the two British ticket touts jailed for fraud, how the continued rise in record industry income in the US, and how the UK government’s post-Brexit immigration policy could affect the music industry. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

Fraudulent ticket touts jailed for more than six years
Streaming now 80% of the $11.1 billion US recorded music market
Music industry criticises UK government’s new immigration plans
UK Music responds to government’s Brexit talks ‘negotiating mandate’