Tag: italy

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Viagogo fined €23.5m in Italy over inflated ticket prices

Secondary ticketing firm Viagogo is under pressure again, this time in Italy, where communications regulator AGCOM has fined the company €23.6m.
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Obimy app is helping fans share Eurovision songs… as senses

Latvia’s exit at the semi-final stage means this year’s Eurovision Song Contest final won’t be enlivened by the cunnilingus-meets-climate-activism crossover nobody saw coming in 2022.
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Italy’s recorded music revenues grew by 27.8% in 2021

Alongside yesterday's IFPI Global Music Report, Italian industry body FIMI published its figures for Italy's recorded music market in 2021.
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FIMI figures show a ‘triumph for Italian music’ in 2021

Premium streams grew by 42% last year in Italy, but physical was up by 18% too, buoyed by a 44.2% increase in vinyl sales.
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Italy – pioneering a music/tech revolution (Guest column)

This is a guest post from Anna Zò, project manager at Music Innovation Hub, a  multi-function social enterprise that enables socially responsible projects in the music industry. Zò is in charge of Innovation, Music/Tech-related...
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FIMI boss hails “incredible jump” for Italian music listening

Recorded music income in Italy rose 34% in the first half of 2021, with subscription revenue up 41%. More importantly, perhaps, Enzo Mazza, CEO of Italian recorded music body FIMI, says that Italy made “an incredible jump”...
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Country Profile – Italy 2021

Italy made a great leap in the transition to digital music during the pandemic. Now its music industry is growing strongly.  
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Behind The Campaign :: Warner Italy’s Summer Playlist

Normally in Behind The Campaign we focus on a single artist (typically around an album release); but, to break with convention slightly, we are instead looking at a cross-artist playlist campaign run by Warner Music Italy...
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Record labels sue Vimeo in Italy for copyright infringement

Video streaming service Vimeo’s repositioning as a largely B2B-focused operation seemed to be a positive thing for artists and labels, giving them a white-label alternative to YouTube for putting out their videos. However,...
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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...
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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...
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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