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French Recorded Music 2015

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German Recorded Music Market – January 2016

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Germany Music Sales, March 2015

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Apple’s music relaunch tipped to reach Russia early

Well, this is somewhat sketchy in terms of sources: Billboard reports that Russian newspaper Vedomosti reported that its sources within labels there say that Russia will be one of the first countries to get Apple’s new...
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US Music Sales, April 2015

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Japan Music Sales, March 2015

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report
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Japanese recorded music revenues down 4.6% in 2014

Music sales in Japan fell 4.6% to ¥297.9bn ($2.5bn) in 2014, according to Billboard’s analysis of figures published by industry body the RIAJ. And yes, a drop in physical sales was the cause, in a market where CDs still...
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Scandinavia, we have a problem: Swedish music sales also down

This time last year, Norway and Sweden were being touted as the bright future for the music industry, on the back of two years of rising recorded-music revenues fuelled by streaming. In 2015… not so much. Norwegian revenues...
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HMV claims physical music is fuelling its comeback

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CDs still king as German music market grows

Physical sales remain dominant in Germany, where overall music sales rose 1.8% to €1.48bn in 2014 according to industry body BVMI. “While in many other countries physical sound carriers have decreased rapidly within just...
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Trevor Jackson gets physical with 12-format album release

Physical music isn’t dead just yet – vinyl is thriving, even if it’s still a small niche within overall music sales. However, some physical formats most certainly are dead: mini-disc, 8-track or mini CD, anyone? But...
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US Music Sales, January 2015

This infographic is an extract from the Music Ally Report