The music industry’s fight against stream-ripping services continues, with German labels claiming the latest victory.
Talking recorded music’s growth in 2022: ‘Emerging markets led the way’
This afternoon sees the publication of the IFPI’s Global Music Report: the annual assessment of how the recorded music industry is growing.
Global recorded music revenues grew 9% in 2022 to $26.2bn says IFPI
The global music industry made $26.2bn from recorded music in 2022, according to the IFPI. That’s up 9% year-on-year.
Bad Bunny had the biggest album but 2022 was big for K-Pop too
Last week, the IFPI crowned Taylor Swift as the top artist of 2022 globally, while announcing that Harry Styles had the biggest single of the year. The state was set […]
Harry Styles ‘As It Was’ was the biggest global music track in 2022
The biggest music track globally in 2022 was Harry Styles’ ‘As It Was’ with 2.28bn ‘global subscription stream equivalents’.
Taylor Swift regains top spot from BTS in IFPI global artist chart
It’s annual-awards time for global music body the IFPI, which is staggering its rankings for artists, tracks and albums over several days.
Indian ISPs ordered to block access to stream-ripping websites
The IFPI and its member bodies have been taking on stream-ripping websites for several years now, seeing them as a new frontier for music piracy.
IFPI publishes its first official music chart for MENA region
The Middle East and North Africa is one of the ‘high potential’ regions being eyed eagerly by the global music industry.
IFPI explores 2022’s music-listening trends in its new report
The IFPI’s Global Music Report makes plenty of springtime headlines with its figures for the recorded music industry.
IFPI involved in latest crackdown on piracy sites in Brazil
The IFPI is preparing for a new round of action targeting piracy in Brazil including “over 400 infringing music apps”.
Report: Africa’s music streaming market to be $314.6m by 2026
According to the IFPI, Sub-Saharan Africa generated $70.1m of revenues from recorded music in 2021.
IFPI tests regional music charts in four MENA countries
The Middle East and North Africa was crowned the fastest-growing recorded music region in the IFPI’s latest report.