Tag: latin america
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.
March 21, 2023
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 for a battle between the two for the body’s final...
February 27, 2023
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.
February 23, 2023
Shakira sets a new Spotify record for Latin American artists
It's fair to say Shakira is having a bit of a moment at the start of 2023, thanks to her recent Bzrp Music Session.
January 24, 2023
Neighbouring rights: ‘We’re hitting the ground running…’
The infrastructure and enthusiasm around licensing and neighbouring rights varies a lot around the world. In a NY:LON Connect session chaired by Alison Wenham, COO, Blue Raincoat/Chrysalis Group, a panel of local global experts...
January 18, 2023
Ticketmaster under fire over ticketing issues at Bad Bunny gig
Fresh from controversy surrounding tickets for Taylor Swift's North American tour, Ticketmaster is facing criticism in Mexico.
December 13, 2022
The Sandbox Guide to… Marketing Latin music globally
For the last Sandbox Guide of 2022, we look at how you can successfully launch Latin music in your own territories.
December 1, 2022
Sao Paolo, Mexico City and Santiago are the metal megacities
Chartmetric’s latest deep-dive blog post comes from SoundCloud’s director of music intelligence and analytics Wyatt Marshall.
November 28, 2022
Apple Music names Bad Bunny as its artist of the year for 2022
Apple Music is stealing a march on its rivals by announcing that Bad Bunny is its artist of the year for 2022.
November 9, 2022
BeatBlox gives Decentraland’s Metaverse Music Festival a LatAm twist
Later this week the second Metaverse Music Festival takes place in virtual world Decentraland. BeatBlox is one of the companies involved.
November 7, 2022
Latin music now generates 6.6% of US recorded music revenues
Latin music's growth continues to outstrip the overall market: revenues were up by 23% year-on-year, over double the overall market growth.
October 7, 2022