Global suspension, musicians holding online concerts become a new way to save themselves

Global suspension, musicians holding online concerts become a new way to save themselves
In the “Cancellation and Postponement” list of music performances that are continuously updated every day on the US bulletin board, most of the list from January to February shows still relevant news in Asia.Today, after looking at it for 3 months, many of the stars that are familiar to you, the band ‘s name appears one after another on the “Performance Cancellation” list. The global music performance market, the economic losses caused by the new crown epidemic are currently unpredictable, and local governments have also introducedCorresponding policies and measures are prepared to support many people who are unemployed due to the epidemic.Fortunately, no matter where the music is, it has the function of energy to soothe people’s emotions. At present, musicians who are in isolation at home are turning to online. In the charity projects of antiques of different organizations, live performances are needed.Help people raise money.At the “iHeart” Charity Living Room Concert, which was updated on March 30th, Beijing time, Elton John hosted the event. Mariah Carey, Bi Li, Ka Mei, Meng De and many other singers participated in this online concert.Cancellation: 3 cancellations in mid-March. Cancellation of 60 performances. Global music performances will be cancelled on a large scale starting from early March, March 4th, and originally scheduled for the 22nd Super Music Festival in Miami Antiques on March 20-22Ultra Music Festival) officially announced that it will be postponed, which is the first music festival in the United States to be cancelled due to new coronary pneumonia.Two days later, the American Southern Music Festival (SX?SW) also announced the cancellation of performances, which is the first “absence” in 34 years of this large-scale technology, arts and music event with an average of over 400,000 people gathered.Immediately afterwards, the original Coachella Music Festival notice was postponed on the weekends of October 9th and 16th.At this time, the global music performance market has started an unprecedented “stop performance” chain reaction like dominoes.This includes the tour plans of the major celebrities and singers: On March 13, Beijing time, Avril posted on the social platform that she would cancel the “Head Over Water” European tour, and in early March, she had canceled the original April and May.Asian tour plan.Live Nation and AEG Entertainment Group, the largest concert company and venue operator in North America, also announced that they will suspend all large-scale tours until April. The affected singers include “Bi Li” Billie Ellis, Poz Malone,Chris Stapleton, etc., because March is usually the off-season of the show, the company will re-evaluate the estimate in early April, hoping that the show from May to June will resume.Among the star singers, there are also many performances that are adjusted due to physical embarrassment. For example, Celine Dion has a cold. Although the new coronary pneumonia reagent test is negative, but for the sake of public relations, she also announced the “Courage World Tour” world tour, 14 performances in North America will be postponed from March 24th to April 27th, and those who have purchased tickets can keep the original tickets.In addition to the United States, Europe and other music performances are also synchronized to click on the “Pause button”. Madonna originally scheduled to cancel the “Mrs. X Tour” concert at the Grand Rex Theater in Paris on the 10th and 11th of this month.In terms of music festivals, Glastonbury Music Festival, a veteran outdoor music festival that has been held for 50 years, has also been cancelled. This year is the 50th anniversary of the festival. The performance is almost “luxury”-Paul· McCartney, “Mould” Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, and Lana Dray, “Sister Pa” Dua Lipa, etc. The festival officially announced that tickets can be extendedTo be used next year, but also accept the audience to replace.The impact of performances in Asia was even earlier. As early as February, the Japanese boy idol group Arashi announced that it would cancel its concert in Beijing Bird’s Nest Antiques in April 2020.The BTS also canceled many performances of the antiques scheduled for April in the same month.Sauna and Yeewang found from the continuously updated list of performance cancellations on the US bulletin board that the period from March 10th to 13th was the peak period of “cancellation delay”, and only 60 performances were cancelled and extended during this period, Almost every hour, a performance event is cancelled, and the currently canceled music performance is still being updated.As early as February, the Japanese men’s idol group Arashi announced the cancellation of the concert in Beijing’s Bird’s Nest in April.Loss: Employment opportunities will fall by 69% compared to last year. Therefore, according to data from The Musicians’ Union, British musicians have lost approximately £ 14 million in revenue due to the cancellation of the tour and the extension of the concert due to the new crown pneumonia.The organization was responsible for 35,000 members of the survey, more than 4,000 people responded that their work interference reached 90%, and employment opportunities fell by 69% compared with last year.To support its members, the London-based Musicians Union launched a £ 1 million “New Coronary Pneumonia Difficulties Fund” on March 23 local time, which provided donations to musicians with financial difficulties.The downturn in the live music business can also be reflected in the stock market. As of noon on March 18, Live Nation’s decline was as high as 33%, which has been 33 from the previous day’s closing price.92 dollars fell to 21.With a low of $ 70, this is the first time that Live Nation has been below $ 22 since June 2016.The stock market does not necessarily reflect the value and potential of a company, but in the protracted struggle against the epidemic throughout North America and Europe, gradual changes may affect a company ‘s ability to raise capital or make stock purchases, and it will take years to returnThe previous high.For music practitioners, there is also the “embarrassment” of performance cancellation insurance.It is understood that some of the more influential artists will buy tour cancellation insurance, but this kind of policy is expensive, and the insurance claim rate is about 3% -4%. For example, a one million dollar policy may pay $ 30,000, but althoughAfter purchasing this type of insurance, artists and brokerage companies faced great losses due to the cancellation of performances. At present, almost all insurance companies have clearly stated that they are “not obligated to make related payments.”It is understood that after the occurrence of SARS and the super virus MERS, some insurance companies directly excluded serious epidemics from the scope of claims on their insurance policies, while some companies did not expressly indicate that the latest new coronary pneumonia was not included in the scope of claims.According to this situation, most singers and performance companies have chosen to postpone the performance, because at least the replacement and hope to be able to retain some of the costs previously spent through marketing programs such as “re-sale later”, and canceling the performance means direct debt.Response: Use online concerts to start fundraising to support Troye Hiven, Nair Holland, OneRepublic lead singer Ryan Ted and other singers have started online live concerts.On March 20 local time, the British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced an economic assistance plan. If someone cannot work due to an outbreak, the government will pay 80% of the salary, up to £ 2500 per month.According to data from UK Music, these measures only apply to hiring employees, not freelancers or self-employed people, and only account for about 72% of the UK music industry, so compensation can become some of the most urgentsound.The US Congress is currently considering a multi-billion dollar emergency assistance plan to mitigate the impact of new coronary pneumonia on the entire economy. The US Academy of Recording is urging members of Congress to consider music performers in the rescue plan.Recording Academy Chairman and Interim CEO Harvey Mason Jr. addressed these practices in detail in a letter sent to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Democracy: “I urge Congress to protect our country ‘s musicians, performers, songwriters and recordingsRoom expert.Mason Jr. explained that these professionals are usually freelancers and independent funerals. They do not have paid vacations or health care benefits, nor are they eligible for unemployment benefits.On March 23 local time, the German Music Rights Management Organization (GEMA) also launched an emergency assistance plan of 40 million euros to help its members respond to economic difficulties during the anti-epidemic period.In addition to macro-financial assistance, musicians show more “mutual assistance”, and many influential singers are providing assistance within their ability to artists in financial difficulties through various means.For example, American singers Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, singer Chiara and her husband Russell Wilson, BTS member SUGA and fans all donated money and anti-epidemic materials in different forms., More musicians have chosen to share their own resources. For example, “Poke Lord” Troye Hiven said in his live broadcast that he wanted to use the money for the production of the new song MV to recruit freelance artists who have financial difficulties.Their work helps them to overcome the financial difficulties in this way.What is touching is that in this period when everyone faces difficulties together, they still choose to share all the good with music. “Online concerts” began to emerge in this period.Among the singers who initially performed live online, including British Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin, in mid-March, he was the first to be the initiator of the performance of the World Health Organization and the Global Citizens ‘Public Welfare Organization” Home Together “performance, predictedBy the end of April, raise 6 for the global fight against the new coronary pneumonia epidemic.$ 7.5 billion in donations.Subsequently, John Legend became the performer who took over Chris Martin, and went to the next concert to pass to “broken eyebrow” Charlie Puth.As of now, musicians such as rapper, Ordinary, Hozier, OneRepublic, “Meng De” Sean Mondez and others have all participated in the program.而在另一个称为“ iHeart”客厅音乐会的线上项目,埃尔顿·约翰,玛丽亚·凯莉,后街男孩,碧梨等参与了直播演出,致敬抗疫一线工作者,同时贾斯汀 ·Bieber and others also started a series of online concerts at home.Sauna, night net editor Liu Zhen Tian Nie proofreading Liu Yue