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    UK music industry figures call for BBC Introducing shows to be saved

    A number of music industry figures and organisations have expressed concerns at reports that elements of BBC Introducing, the BBC platform which highlights new and upcoming artists, is set to be scaled back.

    As part of cuts to the BBC’s operations, it’s believed that the local radio element of BBC Introducing, which is described by the organisation as a “platform supporting unsigned, undiscovered, and under-the-radar UK music talent”, will be scrapped. There are claims that all 32 BBC Introducing presenters across the UK have been put on notice of redundancy as part of the shake-up.

    The heads of 13 music industry bodies, including the Music Venue Trust and Association of Independent Music, have penned a letter to the BBC…

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