Nile Rodgers: “It’s not streaming services we have a problem with – it’s the labels that are perpetrating this”

Nile Rodgers
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Nile Rodgers has said he wants major labels to be more fair and upfront with artists in regards to streaming revenue.

Speaking at a UK parliamentary inquiry on December 8, the guitarist told MPs that major labels weren't doing enough to offer artists and songwriters a fair share of streaming revenue.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.