After a “dark period” of decline from 2002–13, Spain’s music revenues have climbed over the last four years. But the question now is whether the market has started to plateau in the face of the usual obstacles
With booming internet usage but a pitiful per-head spend on music, Nigeria is a hugely complicated market. Total spend on music is increasing yet streaming revenue is trivial and income still largely reliant on mobile
Mexico has transformed into one of the world’s most sophisticated digital music markets over the last five years, enjoying its fourth successive year of growth with streaming now the principle source of industry income
The Philippines is a digital contradiction – social media use is rife but that’s on the backbone of poor digital infrastructure while music-streaming usage is on a par with Sweden yet per-capita music income is low. But...
Propelled along by a steady growth in audio streaming, Canada’s music industry is enjoying a strong second half to the decade… though it has one eye on improving its standing in the YouTube-dominated VOD sector
It’s a dive into the unknown to examine a recorded muisc market that has neither sales charts nor official stats; for all that, Israel is embracing international streaming services and is “on a good path”, say insiders
Norway is a booming market where a concerted effort is under way to keep its most promising artists within local hands. Total sales of recorded music in Norway were up 3.7% year-on-year in 2017, its third annual rise
Where is continued growth in the American marketplace likely to stem from? Many observers think there is still potential for a considerable rise in streaming subscriptions following an increase in 2017