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Tracey Heyworth

Music and Copyright Adviser, DCMS

Tracey Heyworth
Music and Copyright Adviser, DCMS

National Album Day: Why the global success of UK music is personal

October 12, 2018 — Culture

Music and Copyright Adviser, DCMS

Music is a huge success story for the UK, contributing significantly to the creative industries and the wider economy. In 2016 alone it generated £4.4 billion for the economy, sustaining more than 142,00 jobs. It’s is also one of our most successful exports, generating £2.5 billion in export revenue in 2016 while in the same…