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GEMA-commissioned study explores Germany’s music-streaming economy

Collecting society GEMA has commissioned a report from consultancy firm Goldmedia on music streaming in Germany.
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First Female* Producer Prize winners announced in Germany

More than 170 people applied for the prize, with five winners announced this week: Novaa, Jenny Gerdts, GOTOPO, Maxi Menot and Nora Medín.
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German media giant RTL launches Deezer-powered music app

Originally expected to happen in the first half of 2022, after a short delay the launch happened on 16th August.
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Country Profile – Germany 2022

Germany’s digital music industry is making up for lost time – with considerable room for further growth.
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Germany recorded music revenues up 5.5% in first half of 2022

It's not that long since the recorded music industry was feared to be in terminal decline in terms of its annual revenues.
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Dice CEO talks live music habits, hybrid tours and Germany

Ticketing and livestreams firm Dice expanded to Germany this month, having raised $122m of funding last September.
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Dice’s latest expansion takes ticketing service to Germany

Ticketing firm Dice raised $122m of funding last September, and immediately bought electronic-music livestreaming brand Boiler Room with part of that loot.
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GEMA’s 11 demands for a ‘fairer’ music streaming market

German collecting society GEMA held its annual general meeting last week, and used it to launch a manifesto of sorts.
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GEMA revenues grew by 8.4% in 2021 despite Covid-19 impact

German collecting society GEMA has published its annual report for 2021, revealing that its revenues grew by 8.4% year-on-year to €1.04bn ($1.12bn).
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German recorded music revenues grew by 10% in 2021

The Covid-19 bounceback is real in Germany, at least for recorded music. Industry body BVMI reported its figures for 2021 yesterday.
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Audio music streams in Germany grew by 19.6% in 2021

Industry body BVMI reported yesterday that more than 165bn audio music streams were measured in Germany last year, up from 138bn in 2020.
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German broadcaster RTL gets into music streaming with Deezer

RTL announced that in the first half of 2022, RTL+ will be "expanded to a cross-media entertainment service, comprising video, music, podcasts, audio books and e-magazines".