After the triumph of Beychella, it seemed as though the mega-music fest was stronger than ever. But the cancellation of several high-profile events and a serious market correction has the industry reconsidering its future. And one long-running festival thinks it has the answer: make festivals into content.
With famous musicians and music publishing executives continuing to express their discontent over the current streaming royalty rates for songwriters, Eamonn Forde explains why the solution is not as simple as it appears.
YouTube is the most widely used streaming music app globally but it is also the most controversial one, locked in a perpetual struggle with music rights holders, with neither side quite trusting the intent of the other.