26 July 2022: We have published an update paper in connection with our market study into music and music streaming. This paper sets out some of our initial findings from the study and our reasoning for proposing not to make a market investigation reference. We are consulting on this proposal and inviting comments by the close of 19 August 2022.
27 January 2022: The CMA has launched a market study into music and streaming services.
We are inviting comments by 17 February 2022 on the issues raised in the statement of scope, including from interested parties such as music creators, music companies, music streaming service providers, industry bodies, regulators, and consumer groups.
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