Something big and not good is happening in the world of Finnish music.

Nelonen Media is traditionally a TV (and radio) channel company, but in recent years they've acquired both the biggest festival organising company, as well as several smaller record labels.

There's an obvious conflict of interest here now. The same company that owns the record labels also produces the festivals, the music galas, and TV shows.

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They have already abused this position more than once. They boycotted playing a specific artist's music on their channels entirely, when he hosted a competing TV channel's game show. And there's evidence to suggest that they've done the same thing more than once.


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