Grammy millionaires unite to lobby Washington for better pay

A cabal of musicians have joined forces to form a pressure group designed to lobby for fair pay for artists. The group, called the Creators Alliance, was introduced by the current head of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Neil Portnow, at tonight’s Grammy awards. Appearing on stage in front of assorted millionaires, Portnow took aim at streaming services such as Spotify, calling for attendees and viewers to “remember that music matters in our lives, and that new technology must pay artists fairly.”

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