Per Gessle amongst other important artists as Andrés Calamaro from Argentina, Alejandro Sanz, Carmona Bros of Ketama and Niña Pastori from Spain, Krezip members from the Netherlands, Tiziano Ferro and Jovanotti from Italy, Air members from France, Sir Elton John and Sir Tom Jones from UK have signed a petition asking for a reduced VAT rate on sound recordings in order to put an end to cultural discrimination against music.

Source: Ifpi.org

Thanks to Emilio for this piece of information.