Tag: italy

Read More

Italy’s recorded music revenues grew by 8.2% in 2019

Italy is having a hellish time with the coronavirus pandemic at the moment, so understandably the announcement of positive music industry growth figures for 2019 had a big shadow looming over them. Industry body FIMI reported...
Read More

Streaming-led recorded-music revival in Italy is lasting

Recorded music revenue in Italy increased 6.7% in the first nine months of the year, according to recorded music body FIMI, with streaming up 28%, a result that suggests the streaming-led revival is having a lasting impact...
Read More

Country Profile – Italy 2019

Italy’s digital music take-up lags behind most of its EU neighbours with only 1.5 million premium streaming subscribers. Nonetheless, that’s still a jump of 0.5m in less than a year and streaming is enjoying growth
Read More

Ticketing startup Dice expands to Italy, with FKA twigs

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with ticketing startup Dice – in March, when the company launched in the US. Now it’s expanding again, this time to Italy. Dice’s app is now live there, complete...
Read More

FIMI boss urges Spotify to ‘do more’ to persuade Italians to subscribe

Something you won’t hear very much at a music-industry conference in 2019: people talking about piracy. Something you will hear a fair bit: people talking about how streaming has successfully seen off piracy as an existential...
Read More

Apple Music gets ‘Browse’ tweaks and live gigs in Milan

Apple Music’s iOS app appears to be getting a spring-clean ahead of tonight’s big services press-launch from its parent company. 9 to 5 Mac reported that the app’s ‘Browse’ screen has been freshened up. “Previously,...
Read More

Country Profile – Italy 2018

Things have been on the up in Italy after setting an unwanted revenues milestone in 2017 with growth in streaming income in 2018 beginning to bridge the country’s vast digital gap
Read More

Country Profile – Italy 2017

Read More

Recorded-music growth flattens out in Italy despite streaming rise

Italian industry body FIMI has put out its figures for 2016, reporting that recorded-music revenues grew by 0.4% to €149m (around $161m) last year. That’s a big bump back down to earth after the 25.1% increase in revenues...
Read More

Music Ally Report 398 – Tube Exit

Lead: Music Ally has heard that at least one major label is threatening to pull its content from YouTube before Christmas. This could prove to be a negotiating strategy/last resort, but what would happen if they actually...
Read More

Country Profile – Italy 2016

Read More

Secondary ticketing firms criticised by British MPs

After the Italian government’s recent move to regulate secondary ticketing, the anti-secondary action moved back to the UK yesterday, with StubHub and Ticketmaster giving evidence to MPs on the culture, media and sport...