This year’s Global Music Report explores how music has become truly global – more so than ever before. Through the work and dedication of artists, record companies and their partners, music from vibrant and diverse regions is being sought out and loved by fans in every corner of the world.Read More
This year’s IFPI Global Music Report demonstrates that these efforts are yield- ing results. After 15 years of decline, global recorded music achieved its third consecutive year of growth last year, with more fans listening to more music around the globe in increasingly rich and immersive ways.Read More
This report looks at how music soundtracks the many parts of our day and how this love of music is also driving fans’ growing adoption of technologies. From smartphones to smart speakers, music
is a force ushering in these connected devices that are being taken up globally.
As ever, local repertoire continues to dominate countries’ charts. There will always be something special about local music that speaks to us. In this interconnected world, country-specific genres, like K-Pop in Korea and música popular brasileira in Brazil, are not only embraced at home but are also beginning to find a broader global audience.
In this year’s report, for the first time, we take a close look at the exciting, evolving music markets in China and India. In both countries, music fans are highly engaged with licensed music and local music is flourishing.Read More
Welcome to BuzzAngle Music’s 2018 report on U.S. music consumption.
For the second year in a row, overall consumption growth was up double- digits. 2018 total consumption showed a 16.2% increase over 2017, which we showed last year to be up 12.8% over 2016.
On-demand audio stream consumption continued to fuel the overall growth, increasing 41.8% to 534.6B streams, up from 376.9B streams last year. Total on-demand streams, including both audio and video, topped 809B for the year. In the fourth quarter of 2018, a dominant 85% of all audio streams were subscription-based.Read More
As 2018 draws to a close, we are delighted to publish the third edition of WINTEL which maps the global market share of the independent recorded music sector using copyright ownership rather than distribution as the measurement criteria.
2017 established the highest market share for the sector since the early nineties when scores of independent companies were acquired and removed from the indie sector. Increasing from around 20% in 1998 to 39.9% in 2017, during the most turbulent period of the industry’s history, is an astonishing achievement.Read More
In a music industry where new territories are crowned as the future of the global business seemingly every week, it is perhaps surprising that Indonesia is rarely mentioned. The country’s population of 260.6m is roughly equivalent to that of Germany, France, the UK and Spain combined, plus Indonesia is a stable democracy and it has a very youthful population, with around 42% of Indonesians aged under 25.Read More
International Music Summit is an educational, inspirational and motivational thought leadership platform dedicated to creating awareness of and appreciation for electronic music and the artistry related to DJing and all related art forms, through the presentation of summits and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of the genre to art and culture worldwide. IMS annually hosts major events globally in Ibiza, Los Angeles, and China.Read More
In 2017 revenues from recorded music in the United States increased 16.5% at estimated retail value to $8.7 billion, continuing the growth from the previous year. At wholesale, revenues grew 12.6% to $5.9 billion. Similar to 2016, these increases came primarily from growth in paid music subscriptions to services like Spotify, Amazon, Tidal, AppleMusic, Pandora and others, which grew by more than 50%. This is the first time since 1999 that U.S. music revenues grew materially for two years in a row. At $8.7 billion, the industry has taken a decade to return to the same overall revenue level as 2008, and is still 40% below peak levels as the growth from streaming has been offset by continued declines in revenues from both physical and digital unit based sales.Read More
Live music continues to demonstrate its growing popularity making 2017 a record crushing year for the concert business.
The Top 100 Worldwide Tours alone generated a record $5.65 billion in revenues. That represents a huge, 15.8% increase over the previous year. The total tickets sold by the Top 100 was also a record at 66.79 million. That’s up a remarkable 10.4% over 2016. And it was all done with a record average ticket price of $84.63, which is an increase of $3.97, or nearly 5%.Read More
Based on research conducted by Ipsos Connect, this report examines the ways in which fans are engaging with recorded music across 13 of the world’s leading music markets.Read More
This exclusive White Paper by Mediatainment Finance shows how rights owners from developed countries are collaborating with a new generation of digitally savvy ambitious African artists and entrepreneurs to create business opportunities in Africa, the new global music territory.Read More
The headline figures in this year’s Measuring Music report are undoubtedly excellent news. Virtually all sectors of our industry grew in 2016, particularly live music which soared by 14 per cent to make up £1 billion of the £4.4 billion the music business generated for the UK economy in 2016.Read More
Now in its fourth year, Measuring Music provides a vital insight into the economic contribution of the UK industry. I am very grateful to UK Music and all those who worked on the report, not least the musicians who gave their time.
The headline figures are encouraging: £4.1 billion in GVA, exports up to 2.2 billion, and 119,020 jobs. Music is a major industry – and to say that the UK punches above its weight is a massive understatement. This country is extraordinarily talented.Read More
Now in its third year, Measuring Music showcases the true weight of our commercial music sector. It provides us with the data to accurately tell Government and policy makers just how important an industry we are to the UK economy. It is a unique report that only UK Music could generate thanks to the direct access to our membership’s collective data. It has helped plug a longstanding information gap allowing us to give a true and honest reflection of the value of our industry.Read More
Welcome to the Nielsen Music Year-End Report, which examines the trends shaping the music industry with definitive consumption figures and charts. The surge in streaming continued throughout 2017, topping all forms of music consumption. The industry had another record-breaking year, with 12.5% growth in music consumption year over year.Read More
Welcome to the WIN Global Chart Report 2016. This survey sets out information on how the music charts work in all key markets around the world.Read More
The number-two market in the world for recorded music, Japan operates outside of the norms that are shaping music markets in the rest of the developed world. With 73% of the market still made up by physical sales, and having more record shops than anywhere in the world — including the US — some say that the Japanese music industry is experiencing a ‘Galapagos Syndrome’ through which it is evolving separately from the rest of the world. As such, Japan may be able to maintain a healthy physical market while bene ting from growth in digital.Read More
IFPI is the voice of the recording industry worldwide. We represent the interests of 1,300 record companies from across the globe.
IFPI is a not-for-profit international organization registered in Switzerland. We have offices in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and Miami plus a representative office in Beijing.Read More
La CISAC – la Confédération internationale des sociétés d’auteurs et compositeurs – est le premier réseau mondial de sociétés d’auteurs (également appelées « organisations de gestion collective » ou « OGC »).Read More
CISAC – the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers – is the world’s leading network of authors’ societies.Read More