The UK’s labels body the BPI has announced that exports of British recorded music grew by 20% in 2022 to £709m.
Midia Research has done it again: put its estimates for global recorded music revenues out ahead of the official stats from the IFPI. It’s now an annual tradition, and one that has […]
The bottom dropped out of the live music industry in 2020 due to Covid-19, but it’s becoming clear that the recorded music industry weathered the storm thanks to streaming subscription […]
We reported last week on industry body the BPI’s report that music consumption grew by 8.2% in the UK last year. Now we have some revenue figures to set alongside that, […]
Streaming raced ahead last year to offset download declines in the country that hosted the 2016 Rio olympics. The overall market declined due to plunging CD sales, but with streaming heralding the first time that legal music has been available across the whole country, the future could be golden if Brazil clears the hurdles on […]
A few years ago, Spain was a market that many dismissed as dead in a ditch – lost to piracy and, coupled with the country’s own economic problems and rising […]
The Next Web has an interesting take on the long history of music subscription and proposes that it is far from the new and shiny thing we think it is […]