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Keychange launches open call to find 74 innovative women & gender minority artists & innovators to take part in year-long programme  Applications are open to artists (writing & performing their own music) and industry professionals (working in music) in Canada, Estonia, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the UK  The pioneering

As Keychange 2.0 is unveiled, Oslo World announces its 26th edition, with over 60% female representation among headliners.

Details of the next phase of Keychange were announced at a presentation and press launch at Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, hosted by Puja Patel (Editor In Chief at Pitchfork).

Iceland Airwaves returns to Reykjavík Wednesday, November 6 through Saturday, November 9, bringing together more than 130 bands from 20 countries. As proud Keychange partners, Iceland Airwaves has achieved equal gender balance for the second year running, with a 50/50 split on the line up. Today, Iceland Airwaves reveals its final wave of performers.

By Tamara Gal-On Musicians and so many others in the music industry have been raising their voices and raising money for emergencies and good causes for the longest time, we can all think of dozens of examples I am sure. For causes relating to the industry itself and for causes far beyond. And yet. We

 The Keychange initiative also reveals a new partnership team for the second phase to launch in September at Reeperbahn Festival by Keychange ambassador Kate Nash and others Today, the European partner network behind the gender balance movement Keychange, is thrilled to announce the funding of €1.4 million from from the Creative Europe programme of the European

Keychange pledge now open to any music organisations who want to take positive action towards gender parity in music including conservatoires, orchestras, broadcasters, concert halls, agents, labels, and venues. Latest signatories include English National Opera, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Southbank Centre, Bella Union, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, De Doelen, Sage Gateshead, Ivors Academy, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress,

Keychange Collaborates with Annie Mac on new Smirnoff Equalising Music Pledge Annie Mac heads up the latest initiative from SMIRNOFF’s “Equalising Music” campaign – the ‘Equalising Music Pledge’ – challenging each and every person in the music industry to do one significant thing for gender equality in 2019 Annie  Mac  announces  the  launch  of  the  Equalising Music Pledge,

At a ceremony on Saturday 8th December, Keychange was announced as the winner under the category of Innovation at the SIM Awards in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Reflections on Keychange One Year On from its Founder, Vanessa Reed, CEO of PRS Foundation

The groundbreaking, international Keychange initiative led by the UK’s PRS Foundation launches a manifesto to unite the music industry, national governments, European Parliament and European Commission in positive action towards gender parity and a stronger future for music.