Gold Bars was a joint marketing effort between Mars and Sony Music Germany, designed to focus on both established and emerging hip-hop acts.
The German recorded music industry grew 6.6% in the first half of 2023 to €1.06bn, after a 6.1% increase for the full year of 2022.
German collecting society GEMA has published its financial results for 2022, and they show strong growth in its collections and distributions.
The music industry’s fight against stream-ripping services continues, with German labels claiming the latest victory.
Germany, for example, saw its recorded music revenues grow by 6.1% in 2022 to €2.07bn ($2.2bn at current exchange rates).
Artists have been collecting physical awards for their sales (and now streams) achievements since the 1950s: gold, platinum, diamond etc. Now Universal Music Germany is adding a digital twist to […]
Collecting society GEMA has commissioned a report from consultancy firm Goldmedia on music streaming 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.
Originally expected to happen in the first half of 2022, after a short delay the launch happened on 16th August.
Germany’s digital music industry is making up for lost time – with considerable room for further growth.
It’s not that long since the recorded music industry was feared to be in terminal decline in terms of its annual revenues.
Ticketing and livestreams firm Dice expanded to Germany this month, having raised $122m of funding last September.