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Country Profile – United Kingdom 2021

The UK’s recorded music industry continues to grow, both at home and abroad, although Brexit remains a headache for new UK talent.
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Country Profile – South Africa 2021

South Africa is bursting with musical talent – but its industry has to compete with a creaking digital infrastructure.
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Study claims 47% of Americans subscribe to an audio service

Edison Research has published some new data on audio services in the US. It claims that the percentage of Americans subscribing to these services grew from 23% in 2015 to 47% in 2021. This isn’t just about music....
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TikTok says it helps 80% of its users discover new music

It’s not just Twitch that is commissioning research to show how marvellous it is for the music industry. TikTok is doing the same. Yesterday, it published the results of a study it conducted across the UK, France, Germany,...
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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