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India’s music industry in 2020: non-film growth, short-video boom, paywall pressure and more

As in most countries, the nationwide lockdowns imposed in India to contain the spread of Covid-19 have had severe effects on the music industry there over the past six months. That’s not because India is a strong market...
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Country Profile – France 2020

While the global pandemic has obviously been incredibly bad news for everyone in the music industry, for France’s digital music business, the timing could almost not have been worse, coming at a time when the country was...
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Country Profile – Argentina 2020

COVID-19 is particularly impacting the performance rights income that makes up a significant part of the Argentinian music industry revenue… but streaming is serving as something of a silver lining.
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Country Profile – China 2020

A lack of reliable figures makes China a difficult music market to understand. Even so, its digital potential is vast.
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Country Profile – Singapore 2020

Singapore’s digital music business is small but – relatively – thriving, with a large number of streaming services, a strong tech scene and a high conversion rate from free to premium streaming.
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Country Profile – Mexico 2020

In a fast-growing region for recorded music income, Mexico has continued to shine, its impressive annual results showing continued growth and impressive numbers.
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Country Profile – Israel 2020

Israel offers unique challenges and unique opportunities to the global music business – a relatively small country with a strong tech culture, where music streaming has, perhaps, yet to really catch on
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Country Profile – Finland 2020

Finland’s digital music industry is in relatively good health after years of steady growth, although it lags behind its Nordic neighbours in terms of premium music subscribers.
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Country Profile – Sweden 2020

The global music industry may be watching Sweden closely to see when the streaming pioneer will plateau, but the signs, pre-COVID anyway, indicates that Spotify’s home country still has potential for further growth.
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Country Profile – Colombia 2020

Colombia’s music industry has gone from strength to digital strength, giving some hope that it may come out of the global pandemic in relatively healthy shape.
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Country Profile – Nigeria 2020

Nigeria is bursting with musical talent. But should it also be considered a potential source of revenue for labels?
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Country Profile – Spain 2020

The Spanish music industry was showing signs of real progress in 2019. And then COVID-19 struck