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Country Profile – USA 2021

The USA’s digital music market is one of the most vibrant globally and shows little sign of slowing down, even if the price paid for subscriptions is slowing
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Country Profile – Canada 2021

After coming late to streaming, Canada is now experiencing a boom in subscriber numbers and overall music consumption.
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Midem white paper focuses on Livestreaming and VR

We’re all trying to figure out what role livestreaming is going to play in the music industry alongside live concerts, once the latter return at scale. Midem and TheLynk have been thinking about it too, and have published...
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Country Profile – South Korea 2021

South Korea’s music business remains buoyant in 2021, with digital music in particular on the rise – despite K-Pop fans’ enduring love of physical goods
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Country Profile – Hungary 2021

Hungary came late to digital music but is rapidly making up for lost time, transforming it into one of Europe’s fastest-growing music markets
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Country Profile – Belgium 2021

Belgium may not be a digital music powerhouse but music streaming is in the ascendance there, after DSPs improved their service in the country.
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Country Profile – Russia 2020

After a standout performance in 2019, the Russian recorded music industry looks set to continue its path towards being a global top 10 market.
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Country Profile – Netherlands 2020

A tech-savvy population that has wholeheartedly embraced streaming has insulated the Dutch music industry from the worst effects of Covid
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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.