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Radio stations in France have been against a possible new government rule. DJs were already unhappy with a 30-year-old system that them to make sure that 40 per cent of the songs they are in French. Now the government them to sure the songs in French are not the same popular hits. Radio stations could a fine if they do not these rules. Radio company bosses say the new rule will French people from listening to the radio. Many music lovers already music streaming services to listen to American or British songs. Moreover, many French artists, such as Daft Punk and Phoenix now in English so they can be popular globally.

France's government says the new law is to its culture from American and British influences. It especially to stop the English language from deeper into French culture. A spokesman for the French music industry said the new law is necessary. He said that if the radio stations were to play whatever songs they wanted, "both the French language and the music would out". He that: "[Radio stations] can't just be allowed to do what they when it comes to language." A union for French musicians said the law is important to French musicians. He said: "It fundamental for French artists to the chance of making a career out of music."

 
 

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