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USC Annenberg study explores ‘diversity desert’ of US music industry

“Diversity on the charts, but not in executive ranks of music companies” is the top-line finding of the latest report on music industry diversity by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative. It’s a study of 4,060 executive...
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Country Profile – Indonesia 2021

Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country and well served for streaming services. So how much potential does it have for the global music business?
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Country Profile – Germany 2021

Germany’s music industry has held up well in the face of the pandemic, although some ill effects are yet to come in one of the world’s biggest music markets.
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Country Profile – Egypt 2021

Egypt is a music industry powerhouse in the MENA region, with fierce competition in its streaming business. So why isn’t it better known among the global music industry?
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Country Profile – Japan 2021

Recorded music revenue took a dive in Japan in 2020, although there may be signs that the country is finally coming around to streaming
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Country Profile – Chile 2021

Chile might be not as well known for producing music as its Latin American neighbours but its music industry punches above its weight
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Country Profile – France 2021

France’s recorded music industry may have grown ever so slightly in 2020 but – in comparison with its neighbours – it might seem a little too static for comfort.  
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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