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Country Profile – Germany 2020

Germany looks to be finally throwing off its reputation as a digital slowcoach with streaming numbers sending overall music revenue into the black, despite the physical market still playing an important role.
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The Infinite Dial study reveals latest US streaming data

Edison Research and Triton Digital have published the latest edition of their The Infinite Dial report, which surveys 1,500 people aged 12 and older in the US, then weights the results to the national population. Among its...
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Country Profile – USA 2020

Music streaming is surging in the US, bringing with it strong growth in recorded music income. But questions remain about how long this can last
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Country Profile – Canada 2020

Canada may have been initially slow to embrace streaming, but recent years have seen the market make steady gains, even if YouTube remains a constant source of irritation
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Study suggests country radio listeners DO want more women

Country radio stations in the US have been criticised strongly in recent times for their male-dominated playlists. A study published earlier this month by SongData’s Jada Watson showed why: women accounted for just 10%...
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Country Profile – Turkey 2020

Turkey may have one of the lowest per-capita spends on music globally, but recent years have seen recorded music income grow significantly while new digital players have helped streaming numbers to boom.
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Country Profile – South Korea 2020

Standing astride a hugely successful domestic output, the South Korean music industry is thriving across the genres and 2019 figures are expected to show another strong period of growth
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Midia Research thinks we’re in a ‘song economy’ now

Consultancy firm Midia Research has published an interesting blog post triggered by the curious (and highly lucrative) afterlife of Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’’ through TV shows and now streaming playlists....
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Country Profile – Thailand 2020

Thailand’s digital infrastructure has spearheaded growth in social media and internet usage that has had a positive effect on streaming revenues, with the market picking up in 2018 for the first time in five years
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Emotional baggage: scientists pinpoint music’s 13 key feelings

Based on a survey of 2,500 people in the US and China listening to a variety of musical genres, research scientists at Berkeley have identified at least 13 emotions triggered by music across cultures. They are: amusing;...
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EU study reveals music has seen the sharpest decline in piracy

The good news in 2019 about piracy has been that it’s declining for music. The latest evidence comes from a study published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) examining consumption of copyright-infringing...
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Country Profile – Italy 2019

Italy’s digital music take-up lags behind most of its EU neighbours with only 1.5 million premium streaming subscribers. Nonetheless, that’s still a jump of 0.5m in less than a year and streaming is enjoying growth