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Notable Omission From List of UK Music Stars Calling For End To Racism Including “Anti-Jewish Racism”

More than 700 people UK music industry artists, songwriters, producers, managers, labels, producers and companies have written this open letter calling for an end to racism, following Wiley’s online attacks against Jews.

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.


220 Kid
Ady Suleiman
A. G. Cook
Alan and Stevie Jukes (Saint PHNX)
Alex James
Alexandra Burke
Andy Taylor (Duran Duran)
Arlo Parks
Be Charlotte
Becky Hill
Ben Fletcher (Aquilo)
Beren Olivia
Biffy Clyro
Big Wild
Blane Muse
Born Dirty
Bree Runway
Bruno Major
Callum Scott
Camden Cox
Cameron Edwards (Sigma)
Cedric Gervais
Cherise Adams-Burnett
Circa Waves
Clean Bandit
Colin MacLeod
Cortney Dixon
Crystal Fighters
Daniel Briskin
Danny Seth
Deaf Havana
Digital Farm Animals
DJ Fresh
DJ Yoda
Dougie Poynter (McFly)
Duke Dumont
Echo Machine
Ego Ella-May
Ella Eyre
Erika Sirola
Eva Lazarus
Freddie Long
Frida Touray (Native Dancer)
Geordan Reid-Campbell
George Pelham
Grace Carter
Hannah Diamond
Hayden James
Holly Humberstone
Ina Wroldsen
Ivorian Doll
Jacob Banks
Jade Thirlwall (Little Mix)
James Arthur
James Blunt
James Vickery
Jamz Supernova
Jay Pryor
JC Stewart
Jess Glynne
Jesy Nelson (Little Mix)
Joel Culpepper
Joe Hertz
Joel Bailey (Baely)
John Newman
Jonas Blue
Josef Salvat
Josh Barry
Josie Mann
Joy Crookes
Judge Jules
Kelvin Swaby (The Heavy)
Kudu Blue
Kyle Falconer
Laura White
Leigh-Anne Pinnock (Little Mix)
Leona Lewis
Lewis Capaldi
Lily Allen
Linden Jay
Louisa Johnson
Love Harder
Marlon Roudette
Maths Time Joy
Maisie Peters
Mette Narrative
Naughty Boy
Niall Horan
Nile Rodgers
Oh Wonder
Olly Murs
Oscar Scheller
PAV4N (Foreign Beggars)
Perrie Edwards (Little Mix)
Raleigh Ritchie
Real Like You
Rejjie Snow
Reuben James
Richie Sambora
Rita Ora
Rose Gray
Sad Night Dynamite
Saul Milton (Chase & Status)
SG Lewis
Shift K3y
Shola Ama
Sinead Harnett
Sophia Alexa
Sophie Faith
Sports Team
Tara Lee
The 1975
Thomas Farnon
Tiffany Calver
Tkay Maidza
Tom Fleming (One True Pairing/Wild Beasts)
Tom Higham (Aquilo)
Tom Misch
Tom Walker
TS Graye
Two Door Cinema Club
Violet Skies
Wuh Oh
Years & Years
Zach Witness
Zak Abel

Adam Midgley
Amanda Ghost
Andrew Bullimore
Andrew Jackson
Autumn Rowe
Bridgette Amofah
Bryn Christopher
Cass Lowe
Cleo Tighe
Darren Lewis & Tunde Babalola (Future Cut)
Dominic Hammond
Duncan Boyce
Earl Saga
Emily Philips
Frank Colucci
Fred Gibson
George Astasio (Invisible Men)
George Tizzard (Red Triangle)
Glen Roberts
Hakon Guoni
Hannah V
Harleymoon Kemp
Iain James
Jack Ormandy
Jacob Manson
James Newman
Jamie Scott
Jason Pebworth (Invisible Men)
Jimmy Napes
Joe Rubel
Joe Warriner
Jon Green
Jon Shave (Invisible Men)
Jonny Coffer
King Ed
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)
Simba Manjonjori
Sunny Berhane
The Six
Tom Mann
Tre Jean-Marie
Tylr Rydr
Wayne Hector
Wez Clarke
Will Simms
Xandr Fox

Aaron Horn
Aaron Ross
Adam Webb
Adele Roberts
Alasdair George
Alastair Kinross
Alex Bruford
Alex Gibson
Alex Kassner
Alex Martin
Alex Sparks
Alex Wall
Alex Weston
Alexis Goldstein
Ali Golembo
Alice Vaughn
Alistair Goldsmith
Amanda Maxwell
Amber Davis
Amelia Scivier
Andy Daniell
Andy Heath
Andy McPhail
Andy Wells
Andy Varley
Angelika Ali
Angus Blair
Angus Blue
Anna Gregorek
Annabella Coldrick
Anthony Orum
Anton Partridge
Anton Powers
Anya Du Sauzay
Anya Jones
Archie Lamb
Ashley Sykes
Barney Crockford
Barry Blue
Barry Burt
Barry Dickins
Becky Tong
Ben Blackburn
Ben Bodie
Ben Coles
Ben Mortimer
Ben Skerrit
Benjamin Parmar
Bernadette Barrett
Betsy Chadbourn
Bilge Morden
Blair Dreelan
Bobby Havens
Briony Turner
Callum Ross
Cameron Petschi
Carol Crabtree
Catalina Wrye
Cerne Canning
Charles Goldstuck
Charlie Arme
Charlie Lycett
Charlie Small
Charlie Wedd
Charlotte Caleb
Chimene Mantori
Chloe Roberts
Chris Dempsey
Christian Tattersfield
Claire Reilly
Claudia Piazza
Colette Goodfellow
Colin Batsa
Colin Lester
Conrad Murray
Dakota Hoven
Damian Collier
Damien Yare
Dan Chalmers
Dan Edu
Dani Sawyerr
Daniel Bearman
Daniel Seal
Daniel Miller
Daniel Parmar
Daniel Tuffin
Danielle Livesey
Danny D
Danny Desai
Danny Horsfield
Darcus Beese OBE
Darren Michaelson
Dave Rowe
Dave Rowett
David Ball
David Bianchi
David Gray
David Kassner
David Martin
David Olusegun
David Rowe
David Rowntree
David Stopps
David Ventura
Davide Venti
Dennis Muirhead
Derek Amedume
Desmond Agyekumhene
Diane Wagg
Dipesh Parmar
Don Jenkins
Dumi Oburota
Duncan Murray
Ed Howard
Ed Millett
Ed Pearson
Elena Sahatciu
Elias Christidis
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
Fiona McAuley
Fiona McGugan
Gabz Landman
Gary Mandel
Gary McClarnan
Geoff Taylor
George Baker
George Baker
George Corton
George Shepherd
Georgina Fennessy
Giaco Bridget
Gilbert Johnson
Giovanni Damiani
Grace Ladoja MBE
Graham Phipps
Greg Burnell
Greg O’Donoghue
Greg Parmley
Griff Harding
Guy Moot
Hamish Harris
Hannah Joseph
Hannan Malik
Harri Davies
Harry Magee
Hayley Marchant
Helena Antoniades
Henry Sansom
Henry Village
Hiten Bharadia
Hiroki Shirasuka
Howard Corner
Iain Watt
Ian McAndrew
Ian Pither
India Allen
İpek Özsoy
Isabel Garvey
Isobel Williams
Jack Pates
Jackie Davidson
Jacqueline ‘JPL’ Pelham-Leigh
James Gaster
James Harwood
James Horn-Smith
James Lightfoot
James Sandom
James Sealey
Jamie Binns
Jamie Oborne
Jamie Shaughnessy
Jamie Skinner
Jamila Scott
Jason Coker
Jason Sharpe
Jazz Rocket
Jazz Sherman
Jennifer Ivory
Jess Munro
Jesse McNamara
Jevan Levy
Jo Charrington
Jo Hart
Jo Howarth
Joe Barbe
Joe Gossa
Joe Iddison
Joe Munns
Joe Taylor
John Dawkins
John Giddings
John Glover
John Statham
John Woolf
Jon Barlow
Jon Ollier
Jonny Martin
Jonny Petch
Jordan Buck
Jordan Jay
Josh Brandon
Josh Sanger
Jules O’Riordan
Junior Foster
Kanya King CBE
Kate Ramos
Keith Harris OBE
Kerry Harvey Piper
Kevin Christian-Blair
Kim Frankiewicz
Laura Arowolo
Laura Kelly
Laura Monks
Lauren Hales
Lauren Mckee
Lene Bausager
Levi Jackson
Liam Alt
Lily Crockford
Liza Buddy
Lloyd Murray
Loretta Andrews
Louie John Lowis
Louis Bloom
Louis Walsh
Louisa Morris
Lucy Fletcher
Luke Allen
Luke Brookner
Luke Smith
Luke Williams
Maddy Valder
Marc Connor
Marc Fineman
Marc Sheinman
Marc Thomas
Marissa Rodney
Mark Ellwood
Mark Gillespie
Mark Krais
Mark Lewis
Mark Mitchell
Markell Casey
Martha Kinn
Martin Goldschmidt
Martin Toher
Matt Bates
Matt Chalk
Matt Johnson
Matt Vines
Max Bloom
Max Lousada
Max Necus
Maya Doron
Megan Mahoney
Merck Mercuriadis
Methe Buhl
Michael Adex
Michael Harwood
Michael Lambert
Michelle Duffy
Mike Ajayi
Mike Dewdney
Mike Greek
Mike McCormack
Molly Rainford
Morad Khokar
Neale Easterby
Neil Eagleton
Neil Hughes
Nick Burgess
Nick Huggett
Nick Myers
Nick Raphael
Nick Robinson
Nick Shymansky
Nicky Kelvin
Nicky Stein
Nigel Harding
Nihal Arthanayake
Nike Durosaro
Nina Mistry
Olivia Edwards Allan
Olivia Hobbs
Ollie Isaacs
Patrick Lemanski
Patrick Spinks
Paul Burger
Paul Centellas
Paul Craig
Paul Crockford
Paul Harris
Paul Hitchman
Paul Kennedy
Paul Lennon
Paul McQueen
Paul Pacifico
Paul Samuels
Paul Smith
Paul Spraggon
Paul Trueman
Pete Simmons
Peter Breeden
Phil Christie
Phil Morais
Phoebe Spencer
Professor Jonathan Shalit OBE
Rak Sangvhi
Ray Black
Raye Cosbert
Rebecca Allen
Reju Sharma
Rene Renner
Rhian Emanuel
Rich Perry
Richard A Ramsey
Richard Baskind
Richard Day
Richard Griffiths
Richard Hinkley
Richard Hoare
Richard Wilson
Rick Moreno
Rick Morton
Rob Challice
Rob Dickins CBE
Rob Swaden
Robert Swerdlow
Roberto Neri
Rod McSween
Roman Trystram
Ros Earls
Ross Gautreau
Russell Eslamifar
Russell Warby
Ryan Lofthouse
Ryan Walter
Sam Lowe
Sam Meghan
Sam Tucker
Sammy Andrews
Sarah Brooksbank
Sarah Haycox
Sarah Jackson
Sarah Lipman
Sarah Lockhart
Sarah Stennett
Saul Fitton
Scott Jason
Sean Corbett
Seb Foux
Shabs Jobanputra
Shane Gillen
Simon Barnabas
Simon King
Sonia Diwan
Sonny Takhar
Sophia Humphreys
Sophia Kearney
Sophia Wardman
Sophie Bloggs
Sophie Dorrington
Sophie Lobl
Sophie Urquhart
Stephen Budd
Stephen Kempner
Stephen O’Reilly
Stephen Taverner
Steph Whitehead
Steve Levine
Steve Satterhwaite
Steve Zapp
Steven Braines
Stuart Camp
Sumit Bothra
Talya Shalson
Tania Margolin
Tanyel Vahdettin
Tash Brooks
Tess Bjiere
Thomas Oakley
Tim Blacksmith
Tim Clark
Tim Major
Tim Wilde
Tirian Steele
Todd Interland
Tom Aldridge
Tom Burris
Tom Cater
Tom Kiehl
Tom Lewis
Tom March
Tom Oakley
Tom Watson
Tommas Arnby
Tommo Greer
Tony Garvey
Tony Harlow
Tracey Fox
Trenton Harrison-Lewis
Trevor Horn
Tyler Brown
Vanessa Mahi
Vicky Dowdall
Victor Aroldoss
Victoria Wood
Vikki Josephs
Virginia Lee
Will Bloomfield
William Booth
Wolfgang Boss
Xavier Benoit
Xylo Aria
Yasmin Lajoie
Zack Gold

1 2 One Entertainment
13 Artists
Abbey Road Studios
Association for Electronic Music
ATC Live
ATC Management
Atlantic UK
B1 Recordings
B Unique
Because Music
Beggars Group
Bigger Picture
Blackstar London
Capitol Records UK
Chosen People
Chromium Music Group
Closer Artists
Crockford Management
Decca Records
Deluxxe Management
Dirty Hit
Downtown Music Holdings UK
Eastside Music Publishing
Electric Pineapple Music Group
Eleven Management and all artists represented by them
EMI Records
Featured Artist Coalition
FINE Group
First Access Entertainment
Fulwell Productions
Giant Artist Management
Globe Town Records
Good Soldier
Hospital Records
ICM Partners
ie: music
Ignition Management
IQ Magazine
Island Records UK
Ivors Academy
Karma Artists
Lateral Management
Liquid Management
Little Big
London Records
Management 16
Metallic Inc
Music Against Racism
Music Producers Guild
Music Production for Women (MPW)
Music Publishers Association
Mute Artists
Ninja Tune
Palm Artists
Paradigm Agency
Parlophone Records
Partisan Records
Please management
Primary Talent
Progressive Artists
Q Prime
Raw Kingdom
Red Light Management
Rio Ferdinand Foundation
Riverman Management
Rockstar Management
Secretly Group
Seven 7 Management
Shoffy J Designs
Snapper Music
Solar Management
Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK
Sony Music UK
Specific Music
TaP Music
The Weird and The Wonderful
Universal Music UK
Universal Music Publishing UK
Urok Management
Warner Chappell Music UK
Warner Classics
Warner Music UK
Warner Records UK
We Generate
Women in CTRL
X-Ray Touring
YM&U Music
Young Turks
K7 Music

There are some serious names on this list.

You know whose name does not appear on it?

Roger Waters, who claims to oppose antisemitism, despite making some rather antisemitic statements himself.

In fact, Waters has been strangely quiet during this whole wave of Jew-hatred from celebrities like Wiley, especially given he is constantly opening his huge piehole – especially when a Jew so much as sneezes.

In fact, this has been his only post during this time

Go figure.

About the author

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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