Here’s all the music industry news you need to know this morning.

A survey last year showed freelancers working in the creative industries lose £5,394 (AU$9,380) each a year through working for free. – via Guardian

Multiple fatalities confirmed after reported explosions at Ariana Grande concert – via Tone Deaf

Twitter COO Anthony Noto said today that the company has hired Todd Swidler as its Global Head of Live Business. – via TechCrunch

Fyre Festival Reportedly Under FBI Investigation for Fraud – via Vulture

Lawsuit accuses Apple & Visa of stealing ideas behind Apple Pay as Apple teases new tech – via AppleInsider

Spotify Has Lost Matt Ogle, Who Helped Create Discover Weekly, To Facebook’s Instagram – via Hypebot

Both the MPAA and RIAA are against the introduction of statutory moral rights for artists. – via TF

A Leaked Financial Report Shows Spotify’s Losses More Than Doubling – via DMN

Apple begins charging fees for Apple Music trials in some countries – via The Verge

Elton John Thinks the MTV Generation Produced a Lot of Bad Art – via Vulture

Scheming copyright scam lawyer John Steele disbarred in Illinois – via The Register