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GLOBAL REPORTS

IMS Business Report 2018

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.

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News and Notes on 2017 RIAA Revenue Statistics

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.

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Pollstar 2017 Year End Business Analysis

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%.

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IFPI Music Consumer Insight Report – 2017

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.

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Africa: The Next Global Music Opportunity

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.

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Measuring Music UK 2017

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.

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Measuring Music UK 2016

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.

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Measuring Music UK 2015

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.

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Nielsen Music Year-End Report 2017 (U.S.)

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.

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World Independent Network Global Chart Report 2017

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.

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Japan: Digital Rising

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.

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IFPI Global Music Report – 2017

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.

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CISAC Global Collections Report 2017 (FRENCH)

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 »).

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CISAC Global Collections Report 2017 (ENGLISH)

CISAC – the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers – is the world’s leading network of authors’ societies.

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IFPI Global Music Report – 2016

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.

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CISAC Global Collections Report 2016 (ENGLISH)

CISAC – the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers – is the world’s leading network of authors’ societies.

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