Brits to give bronze disc to new artists

Brits to give bronze disc to new artists
 

The music industry is relaunching its gold, silver and platinum disc awards - with a twist.
A new bronze disc will be awarded to "breakthrough" artists the first time one of their albums sells 30,000 units.
The BPI, which represents the industry, said the award would benefit independent artists at the start of their career.
The move reflects falling album sales in the streaming era, where fans are more likely to listen to single tracks.
Gold, silver and platinum discs were first handed out by the music industry in 1973 - although music magazine Disc and Music Echo has been... read more

 
6 April 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 47
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