Ethiopia remains a poor, largely rural, country. But, with the right structure in place, it could one day offer considerable opportunity to the global music industry.
Ireland’s recorded music industry looks set to continue its remarkable growth, although a slowdown may be coming.
Mexico’s recorded market goes from strength to strength. And there are few signs of it slowing.
Colombia’s recorded music market is benefitting from excellent digital infrastructure, widespread smartphone use and strong local talent.
Germany’s recorded music industry continues to grow, with revenue set to return to historic peak levels – albeit unadjusted for inflation.
Sweden remains one of the most advanced streaming markets worldwide, although physical music just about keeps a foothold.
The digital music industry in East Africa is growing, as smartphone penetration and internet connectivity improve – should the global music industry be paying more attention?
The UAE offers a business-friendly environment and huge wealth to the global music industry – albeit, for the moment, not much in local talent.
Nigeria’s vast pool of musical talent is well known; its music industry’s recent success less so.
This report contains all of Music Ally’s Country Profiles from the last 12 months, so you can spot the music industry trends across the regions that are most important to your work.
The US recorded music market remains in broad health, with 2023 showing evidence of continuing the industry’s positive trend. But it was time for Spotify to raise prices.
Italy’s recorded music business is thriving, with revenue up and domestic acts dominating.