The Great Divide: Music industry urged to act on female 'talent drain'

Andre Paine

Women in the music industry have reacted to the “terrible” gender pay gap figures and warned of the drain of experienced female executive talent.

While the major labels made some progress compared to the previous year, the 2018 figures still show a stark disparity in the average salaries paid to men and women.

“I’m very disappointed by the results,” said Sammy Andrews, CEO of Deviate Digital. “Some of our large music companies should be hanging their heads in shame.”

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