Research released this week has revealed how little income musicians get from streaming services. The survey, carried out by the Musicians’ Union (MU) and The Ivors Academy, showed that 82 per cent of respondents earned less than £200 a year from streaming, despite the fact that some had millions of plays.
This year has provided us all with that extra bit of spare time at home and what better way than to escape the world and lose ourselves in the narratives of others and a good book? But what were the literature highlights? Take a look at the Kingston Courier’s must-read books from this year.
This year has not exactly been the best year for, well, anything really. However, the music industry, despite everything, has had artists producing some incredible songs to lift our spirits.
Racing Point’s Sergio Perez scored his first F1 victory at the weekend’s Shakir Grand Prix after George Russell’s lap 79 puncture cost him a likely win on his first race for Mercedes.