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NEAR TRUTHS: THE BEAST FROM THE EAST
The Republic empire grows. (2/29a)
DEEPER WELL MARKS KACEY’S “SATURN RETURN”
The planets align for genre-transcending artist. (3/4a)
SONY'S JOLLY GOOD NIGHT AT THE BRITs
Hip, hip, hoo-RAYE (3/4a)
TOP DAWG:
THE HITS INTERVIEW
A talk with Top Dog's "Top Dawg." (3/1a)
SONG REVENUE:
BUNNY BABIES
Picks of the litter (3/1a)
OUR TOP 10 LIST FOR 2024
Just kidding. But we'll get there.
STRUM AND DRANG
How guitar music got big again.
GRAMMY GRAMMY GRAMMY
Start digging out your formal wear and let's do this.
THE NEXT BIG MONEY PLAY
it's not what you think.
Blighty Beat
DIVERSITY IN THE BIZ: THE NUMBERS
11/22/22

The number of women working in the U.K. music industry has reached a record high of 52.9%, according to the results of a UK Music survey. However, the report outlines a disappointing drop in ethnic diversity.

The 2022 Workforce Diversity Survey, which collected data from 2,980 respondents, found a 3.3% rise in the total number of women employees in the British business—up from 49.6% in 2020.

While women are well represented in the 35-44 age category (53%), the 45-54 age bracket (44.3%) is the point at which female representation starts to drop. The numbers reduce further for those aged 55-64 (33.3%).

When it comes to ethnicity, just over a fifth (21%) of individuals working in the U.K. music business identify as Black, Asian or from an ethnically diverse background. That’s down from 22.3% two years ago.

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