The #PayPerformers campaign releases
today survey results evaluating performers’ experiences of the streaming market
The survey, which involved almost 6000
artists from 27 countries, confirms what already occurred with the Italian
results (see news and article La Repubblica), and highlights the need for an intervention
in protecting artists in the streaming market.
90% of all performers indicate that the streaming market has given them no
meaningful return in income. Survey data shows that performers receive no
remuneration or less than €1000/year from streaming services, including very
successful performers (streamed over 100k times).
This, even if streaming is booming and producers are recording increases in
Moreover, 68% of
performers indicate that their collective management and remuneration rights
are key elements in protecting them and guaranteeing they are fairly
are calling on national to correctly implement article 18 of the Copyright
Directive fixing streaming by introducing an unwaivable remuneration right
managed by performers’ CMOs.
If you want to know more about the survey
results and the #PayPerformers campaign please visit the website at https://www.payperformers.eu/