US music industry body the RIAA has published its annual mid-year figures, tracking the size of the country’s recorded-music market. They show that the retail value grew by 9.3% year-on-year […]
Fresh from unveiling its new boss, former Ivors Academy CEO Graham Davies, the Digital Media Association has published a new research report.
The digital music industry in East Africa is growing, as smartphone penetration and internet connectivity improve – should the global music industry be paying more attention?
British organisations Help Musicians and the Musicians’ Union have teamed up to publish the UK’s first ever ‘Musicians’ Census’ this morning.
Spain is the latest recorded music market with its first-half figures published, courtesy of industry body Promusicae.
British umbrella music-industry body UK Music has published a report examining the impact that Brexit has had on musicians.
The UAE offers a business-friendly environment and huge wealth to the global music industry – albeit, for the moment, not much in local talent.
French body SNEP is the latest music industry organisation to reveal recorded-music figures for the first half of 2023. In France, that meant 9.4% growth year-on-year to €397m from digital and […]
Nigeria’s vast pool of musical talent is well known; its music industry’s recent success less so.
Italian labels body FIMI has published its latest figures, covering the recorded-music market in Italy in the first half of 2023.
“In just three short years, the amount of content available to TV viewers has grown by more than 1.1 million individual programs.”
“Enjoyment when listening to streaming music is not as high as it may seem, and is certainly in need of improvement.”