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
November 23, 2020
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
November 9, 2020
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
October 29, 2020
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.
October 28, 2020
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...
October 15, 2020
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.
October 14, 2020
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...
September 24, 2020
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...
September 1, 2020
Country Profile – China 2020
A lack of reliable figures makes China a difficult music market to understand. Even so, its digital potential is vast.
August 13, 2020
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.
August 5, 2020
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.
July 22, 2020