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Country Profile – Brazil 2020

Brazil’s digital music industry has made up for a slow start with years of growth, a trend that should continue into 2021 and beyond
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Country Profile – Australia 2020

Digital business has held up well and international revenue reached an all-time high in Australia despite inevitable levelling off as a result of Covid-19
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Country Profile – Poland 2020

Digital music revenue in Poland was higher than physical for the first time ever in the first half of 2020 and streaming has helped local talent – already big in Poland – to explode
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Country Profile – Japan 2020

Japan’s recorded music market lost 19% of value in the first half of 2020, despite an increase in digital revenue of 11% – but it was a drop that was expected, given the impact of COVID-19.
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Country Profile – France 2020

While the global pandemic has obviously been incredibly bad news for everyone in the music industry, for France’s digital music business, the timing could almost not have been worse, coming at a time when the country was...
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Country Profile – Argentina 2020

COVID-19 is particularly impacting the performance rights income that makes up a significant part of the Argentinian music industry revenue… but streaming is serving as something of a silver lining.
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SignalFire report explores the growing ‘creator economy’

Is everyone an influencer in 2020? Well, not everyone, but according to investment firm SignalFire “more than 50 million people around the world consider themselves creators, despite the creator economy only being born...
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Chartmetric releases their trends analysis for the first half of 2020

Music analytics service Chartmetric has released their semi-annual report on music industry trends, and is reflecting on one of the most turbulent periods in the industry’s recent history. TikTok, of course, looms large...
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Country Profile – China 2020

A lack of reliable figures makes China a difficult music market to understand. Even so, its digital potential is vast.
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Country Profile – Singapore 2020

Singapore’s digital music business is small but – relatively – thriving, with a large number of streaming services, a strong tech scene and a high conversion rate from free to premium streaming.
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Country Profile – Mexico 2020

In a fast-growing region for recorded music income, Mexico has continued to shine, its impressive annual results showing continued growth and impressive numbers.
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BPI and ERA to host insights session on children and music

News that British industry bodies the BPI and ERA are hosting a ‘New Kids On The Block’ livestreamed event later this month may raise eyebrows, but sorry, it’s not the famous man-band. ‘New Kids on...