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Country Profile – Germany 2019

2018 results show a clear drop in previously strong physical sales, as well as the continuing collapse of downloads; but the overall market remained stable, redeemed by healthy audio streaming income
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What’s next for playlists? Perhaps more context for the music

Former BPI and Spotify research exec Keith Jopling is now working with Midia Research among other music companies, thinking about big-picture strategy. His latest blog post, published for Midia, explores what the next evolution...
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South Korea had around 8.5m music subscribers at end of 2018

We’ve heard a lot about the global growth of K-Pop music in 2018, thanks to BTS and the artists following in their slipstream. But in South Korea, there’s also a lot to be encouraged by in the way the digital-music business...
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Country Profile – South Korea 2019

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Country Profile – United Kingdom 2019

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Study explores how smartphone ownership trends vary globally

“Today, it is estimated that more than 5 billion people have mobile devices, and over half of these connections are smartphones,” explains the latest study from the US-based Pew Research Center. It proceeds to explore...
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Country Profile – China 2019

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Country Profile – Turkey 2019

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Research firms publish apps and games market data for 2018

If you’re following the mobile apps and gaming markets, a couple of reports published yesterday will make interesting reading. App Annie has put out its annual ‘The State of Mobile’ report, which claims that across...
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Report: 55% of consumers regularly watch music videos on YouTube

Research firm Midia Research has published its latest market estimates, based on music fans’ behaviour in the third quarter of 2018. “YouTube is the dominant music streaming platform, with 55% of consumers regularly watching...
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Country Profile – France 2018

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Study: UK creative industries added £100bn to economy in 2017

The process of the UK exiting the European Union (‘Brexit’) may be mired in political chaos – the outcome of which could have significant effects on artists and music companies alike – but there was at least some...