We, representatives from the music industry, write to demonstrate and express our determination, that love, unity and friendship, not division and hatred, must and will always be our common cause.

In recent months through a series of events and incidents, the anti-black racists and antisemites, plus those who advocate islamophobia, xenophobia, homophobia and transphobia, have repeatedly demonstrated that they clearly want us all to fail. Whether it be systemic racism and racial inequality highlighted by continued police brutality in America or anti-Jewish racism promulgated through online attacks, the result is the same: suspicion, hatred and division. We are at our worst when we attack one another.

Minorities from all backgrounds and faiths have struggled and suffered. From slavery to the Holocaust we have painful collective memories. All forms of racism have the same roots — ignorance, lack of education and scapegoating. We, the British music industry are proudly uniting to amplify our voices, to take responsibility, to speak out and stand together in solidarity. Silence is not an option

There is a global love for music, irrespective of race, religion, sexuality and gender. Music brings joy and hope and connects us all. Through music, education and empathy we can find unity. We stand together, to educate and wipe out racism now and for our future generations.

If you work in music and would like to add your name, please email nosilenceinmusic@yahoo.com

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Co-signed:

ARTISTS

220 Kid

A. G. Cook

Aboutagirl

ADP

Ady Suleiman

Ainjiel Shaolee

Alan and Stevie Jukes (Saint PHNX)

Alex James

Alexandra Burke

Alt J

Amber Simone

Anais

Andy Taylor (Duran Duran)

Anna Calvi

Anne Marie

Arca

Arlo Parks

Ashnikko

Bastille

Be Charlotte

Becky Hill

Ben Fletcher (Aquilo)

Ben Howard

Beren Olivia

Biffy Clyro

Big Brovaz

Big Wild

Blane Muse

Bondax

Born Dirty

Boston Bun

Bree Runway

BRONSON

Bruno Major

Callum Scott

Camden Cox

Camelphat

Cameron Edwards (Sigma)

Cedric Gervais

Chase & Status

Cherise Adams-Burnett

Chris Haze

Circa Waves

Clean Bandit

Col3trane

Colin MacLeod

Collard

Cortney Dixon

Crystal Fighters

Daniel Briskin

Danny Seth

Dave Rowntree

David Stewart

Deaf Havana

Denis Coleman

Digital Farm Animals

Diives

DJ Fresh

DJ Yoda

Dougie Poynter (McFly)

Duke Dumont

Dylan

Echo Machine

Ego Ella-May

Ella Eyre

Ella Henderson

Elle Exxe

Elohim

Elton John

Enamour

Erika Sirola

Eva Lazarus

Everything Everything

Eyelar

FARR

Foxes

Franc Moody

Freddie Long

Frida Touray (Native Dancer)

Geordan Reid-Campbell

George Ezra

George Pelham

Goldie

Grace Carter

Gracey

Hannah Diamond

Harlee

Havelock

Hayden James

Holly Humberstone

HRVY

Ina Wroldsen

Ivorian Doll

J-Rock

Jack Garratt

Jacob Banks

Jade Thirlwall (Little Mix)

Jalle

James Arthur

James Bay

James Blunt

James Vickery

Jamz Supernova

Javeon

Jay Pryor

JC Stewart

Jess Glynne

Jessie Ware

Jesy Nelson (Little Mix)

Joe Hertz

Joel Bailey (Baely)

Joel Culpepper

John Newman

Jonas Blue

Josef Salvat

Josh Barry

Josie Mann

Joy Crookes

Judge Jules

Kelvin Swaby (The Heavy)

Krishane

Kudu Blue

Kwabs

Kyle Falconer

Labrinth

Laura Oakes

Laura White

Leigh-Anne Pinnock (Little Mix)

Leona Lewis

Lewis Capaldi

Lily Allen

Linden Jay

Louisa Johnson

Love Harder

Lo Lauren

Mabel

Maisie Peters

Marlon Roudette

Maths Time Joy

Mette Narrative

Mickey Smith (A Blaze of Feather)

MistaJam

MNEK

NAO

Naughty Boy

Niall Horan

Nile Rodgers

Nina Nesbitt

Nina Smith

ODESZA

Oh Wonder

Olly Murs

Oscar Scheller

Oz

Paloma Faith

PAV4N (Foreign Beggars)

Peggy Seeger

Perrie Edwards (Little Mix)

PLACEBO

Professor Green

Prstn

Quarry

Raissa

Raleigh Ritchie

Real Like You

Reiley

Rejjie Snow

Respons

Reuben James

Richie Sambora

Rita Ora

Robert Harvey

Romderful

Rose Gray

RuthAnne

S1mba

Sad Night Dynamite

Sam Fender

Sam Knowles (Karma Kid)

SG Lewis

Shaefri

Shaznay Lewis (All Saints)

Shift K3y

Shola Ama

Sigrid

Sinead Harnett

Sondr

Sophia Alexa

Sophie Faith

Sports Team

Swindle

TĀLĀ

Tara Lee

The 1975

Thomas Farnon

Tiffany Calver

Tinx

Tkay Maidza

Tom Fleming (One True Pairing/Wild Beasts)

Tom Higham (Aquilo)

Tom Misch

Tom Walker

Tora

TOVA

TS Graye

Two Door Cinema Club

Violet Skies

Westlife

Wolf Alice

Wuh Oh

Years & Years

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Zach Witness

Zak Abel

Zakara

SONGWRITERS & PRODUCERS

Adam Midgley

Amanda Ghost

Andrew Bullimore

Andrew Jackson

Autumn Rowe

Ayak

Bramwell Bronte

Bridgette Amofah

Bryn Christopher

Cass Lowe

Cleo Tighe

Dane Etteridge

Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Future Cut)

Dominic Hammond

Duncan Boyce

Eddie Al-Shakarchi

Earl Saga

Emily Philips

Frank Colucci

Fred Gibson

George Astasio (Invisible Men)

George Tizzard (Red Triangle)

Glen Roberts

Goldfingers

GRADES

Hakon Guoni

Hannah V

Harleymoon Kemp

Henrik Michelsen

Iain James

Jack Ormandy

Jacob Manson

James Newman

Jamie Scott

Jason Pebworth (Invisible Men)

Jessica Agombar

Jimmy Napes

Jin Jin

Joe Rubel

Joe Warriner

John Horn

Jon Green

Jon Mills

Jon Shave (Invisible Men)

Jonny Coffer

Kamille

KIN

King Ed

LOXE

Lucy Lu (Luke Bower)

Mac & Phil

Maestro ‘The Baker’

Mark Ralph

Martin Terefe

Matt Zara

Matty Schwartz

Mustafa Omer & James Murray (Mojam)

Neil Ormandy

Nick Gale

Ollie Green

Owen Cutts

Paul Epworth

Pete Rycroft (Lostboy)

Phil Plested

Phil Simmonds

Prash Mistry (Engine Earz)

Richard Boardman

Rick Parkhouse (Red Triangle)

Romeo Testa

Sam Roman (Romans)

Sillkey

Simba Manjonjori

Steve Robson

Sunny Berhane

The Six

Thorisson

TMS

Tom Mann

Tre Jean-Marie

Tylr Rydr

Wayne Hector

Wez Clarke

Will Simms

Xandr Fox

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Aaron Horn

Aaron Ross

Adam Klein

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Adam Webb

Adele Roberts

Adele White

Al Smith

Alan McEvoy

Alasdair George

Alastair Kinross

Alastair Webber

Albert Samuel

Alex Bruford

Alex Gibson

Alex Kassner

Alex Martin

Alex Peppiat

Alex Sparks

Alex Wall

Alex Weston

Alexis Goldstein

Ali Golembo

Ali Tant

Alice Vaughn

Alistair Goldsmith

Alistair Norbury

Almass Badat

Amanda Maxwell

Amanda Playle

Amber Davis

Amelia Scivier

Amy Collins

Amy Tettey

Andreea Magdalina

Andy Daniell

Andy Edwards

Andy Heath

Andy McPhail

Andy Varley

Andy Wells

Angela Grech

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Ashley Sykes

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Ben Skerrit

Benjamin Parmar

Bernadette Barrett

Betsy Chadbourn

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Brian Mahoney

Briony Turner

Callum Ross

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Cameron West

Carol Crabtree

Carol Isherwood

Carrie Ridley

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Cerne Canning

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Charlotte Caleb

Chimene Mantori

Chloe Roberts

Chris Dempsey

Chris Scott

Christian Tattersfield

Chuck Waite

Claire Mas

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Claire Sugrue

Claudia Piazza

Colette Goodfellow

Colin Batsa

Colin Lester

Conal Dodds

Conrad Murray

Dakota Hoven

Dame Evelyn Glennie

Damian Collier

Damien Yare

Dan Chalmers

Dan Edu

Dan Garber

Dani Sawyerr

Daniel Bearman

Daniel Lloyd Jones

Daniel Miller

Daniel Parmar

Daniel Seal

Daniel Tuffin

Danielle Livesey

Danny D

Danny Desai

Danny Horsfield

Danny Watson

Darcus Beese OBE

Darren Michaelson

Dave Rowe

Dave Rowett

David Ball

David Bianchi

David Furnish

David Gray

David Kassner

David Martin

David Mogendorff

David Olusegun

David Rowe

David Rowntree

David Ryan Jordan

David Stopps

David Ventura

Davide Venti

Dennis Muirhead

Derek Amedume

Desmond Agyekumhene

Diane Wagg

Dipesh Parmar

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Dora Burrough

Dorothée Imhoff

Drew Hill

Dumi Oburota

Duncan Murray

Ed Howard

Ed Millett

Ed Pearson

Eduardo De La Paz

Eilidh Fraser

Elena Olivero

Elena Sahatciu

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Eliza Lumley

Ellie Giles

Ellison Abbott

Emily Cameron

Emily Kent

Emma Banks

Emma Greengrass

Emma Harding

Emmanuel de Buretel

Emmanuel Okello

Emmanuel Olowojoba

Emmet Power

Eric Bielsa

Erik Nielsen

Estelle Wilkinson

Eve Barlow

Fawaz Al-Jabban

Fin Kemp

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Florence Bird

Gaby D’Annunzio

Gabz Landman

Gary Crosby OBE

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Gavin Gottlich

Geoff Taylor

George Baker

George Baker

George Corton

George Shepherd

Georgia Devon-Spick

Georgina Fennessy

Georgina Revell

Géraldine Zanaska

Giaco Bridget

Gilbert Johnson

Giovanni Damiani

Giulia Spadaro

Grace Emmett

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Graham Phipps

Grant Motion

Greg Burnell

Greg O’Donoghue

Greg Parmley

Griff Harding

Guillermo Ramos

Gus Unger-Hamilton

Guv Singh

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Hamish Harris

Hannah Joseph

Hannan Malik

Harri Davies

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Harry Knyt

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Hayley Kennedy

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Heidi Jacob

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Hiroki Shirasuka

Hiten Bharadia

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Howard Corner

Iain Watt

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India Allen

İpek Özsoy

Isabel Garvey

Isobel Williams

Jack Greengrass

Jack Pates

Jackie Davidson MBE

Jacqueline ‘JPL’ Pelham-Leigh

Jake Murphy

James Ainscough

James Ellett

James Fleury

James Gaster

James Harwood

James Horn-Smith

James Lightfoot

James Rushton

James Sandom

James Sealey

James Talbut

Jamie Binns

Jamie MacDonald

Jamie Oborne

Jamie Shaughnessy

Jamie Skinner

Jamila Scott

Janine Irons MBE

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Jason Samuel

Jason Sharpe

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Jennifer Ivory

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Jess Munro

Jess Nash

Jesse McNamara

Jevan Levy

Jill Hollywood

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Jo Charrington

Jo Hart

Jo Howarth

Joanna Light

Jodie Brunning

Joe Barbe

Joe Doherty

Joe Gossa

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Joe Munns

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Joe Taylor

Joel Reyes

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John Giddings

John Glover

John Horn

John Langford

John Statham

John Woolf

Johnny Brocklehurst

Johnny Chandler

Jon Barlow

Jon Luis Jones

Jon Ollier

Jonathan Green

Jonny Martin

Jonny Petch

Jordan Buck

Jordan Jay

Josh Brandon

Josh Dalton

Josh Sanger

Jules O’Riordan

Junior Foster

Kanya King CBE

Kara James

Karen Emanuel

Kate Ramos

Keith Harris OBE

Kerry Harvey Piper

Kevin Christian-Blair

Kiaron Whitehead

Kim Frankiewicz

Kirsty Richardson

Korda Marshall

Kully Bhamra

Lara Baker

Laura Arowolo

Laura Kelly

Laura Lukanz

Laura Monks

Lauren Hales

Lauren Mckee

Laurence Abrahams

Leigh Morgan

Lene Bausager

Levi Jackson

Liam Alt

Lily Crockford

Lisa Young In Ullrich

Liza Buddy

Lloyd Murray

Loretta Andrews

Louie John Lowis

Louis Bloom

Louis Walsh

Louisa Morris

Lucia Wade

Lucy Bruton

Lucy Fletcher

Lucy Rogers

Luke Allen

Luke Brookner

Luke Hinton

Luke Smith

Luke Williams

Maddy Valder

Malcolm Mills

Marc Connor

Marc Fineman

Marc Sheinman

Marc Thomas

Marissa Rodney

Mark Ellwood

Mark Gillespie

Mark Hamilton

Mark Hargreaves

Mark Krais

Mark Lewis

Mark Mitchell

Mark Ngui

Markell Casey

Martha Kinn

Martin Goldschmidt

Martin Toher

Matt Bates

Matt Chalk

Matt Johnson

Matt Morgan

Matt Vines

Max Bennett

Max Bloom

Max Lee

Max Lousada

Max Necus

Maya Doron

Meenal Odedra

Megan Mahoney

Melissa Meadows

Merck Mercuriadis

Methe Buhl

Mia Jones

Michael Adex

Michael Harwood

Michael Lambert

Michaela Lundin

Michelle Duffy

Mike Ajayi

Mike Dewdney

Mike Greek

Mike McCormack

Mo Green

Molly Rainford

Morad Khokar

Naomi Palmer

Natalia Franklin Pierce

Natasha Mann

Neale Easterby

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Neil Hughes

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Nick Huggett

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Nick Raphael

Nick Robinson

Nick Shymansky

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Nicky Stein

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Nihal Arthanayake

Nike Durosaro

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Nina Mistry

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Paul Lennon

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Paul McQueen

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Paul Samuels

Paul Smith

Paul Spraggon

Paul Trueman

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Pete Goodall

Pete Simmons

Peter Breeden

Peter Letham

Peter Loraine

Peter Stack

Phil Barry

Phil Christie

Phil Morais

Phil Witts

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Phyllis Belezos

Pia Ashcroft

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Rachael Bee

Rachel Hart

Rak Sangvhi

Ray Black

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Rene Renner

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Richard A Ramsey

Richard Baskind

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Riley Moriarty

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Rob Swaden

Robert Horsfall

Robert Swerdlow

Roberto Neri

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Ross Gautreau

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Russell Hunt

Russell Warby

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Ryan Walter

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Sammy Andrews

Sara Meneghini

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Sarah Gates

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Sarah Jackson

Sarah Lipman

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Sarah Stennett

Sarah Vaughan

Saul Fitton

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Sean Corbett

Seb Foux

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Shabs Jobanputra

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Silvia Montello

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Bigger Picture

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BritishBlackMusic.com//Black Music Congress

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Concord

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Damnably Records

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