The coalition is calling for a reversal of a court ruling that found U.S. artists should get an equal share of public performance and broadcast royalties generated in the EU.
“Our focus is and will remain ensuring a fair, diverse and sustainable music ecosystem for all,” reads the trade body’s message.
Deezer's "artist-centric" idea adds to the streaming debate but other proposals could move the needle without thresholds that are bad for smaller acts – and musical diversity.
The trade group has "concerns" that the model will disadvantage independent artists and labels.
The executives previously received the Indie Champion award at the AIM Music Awards 2022 in London.
The not-for-profit organization seeks to advance gender equality in the music industry.