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Does Spotify have the Rights Stuff?

The Gen believes that we can all now move beyond the debate around streaming being the saviour of the recorded industry. The figures speak for themselves- Spotify now has 60m paying subscribers and is expected to generate $3bn for...
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IFPI Confirms Global Growth

According to a new IFPI report, the global recorded music market grew by 5.9% in 2016 to $15.7bn.  This was driven primarily by an increase of just over 60% in streaming revenue generated by 112 million users. It is...
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IFPI Report Shines Light On Labels

A new report published by the IFPI has claimed that labels remain the largest investors in music, investing more than US $4.5 billion for A&R and marketing in 2015. The new ‘Investing In Music’ report, which has been put out...
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IFPI: Minds Digital Value Gap

According to global trade body IFPI’s Global Music Report, the UK is once again the world’s No.3 music market, having overtaken Germany. Strap yourself in for some serious stats! Growth of 0.6% in UK music revenues to a total...
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Page Puts $25bn to Rights

Spotify’s Director of Economics Will Page has estimated that the music rights sector was worth over $25 billion in 2014. This figure includes the revenues generated by songs alongside recordings and is the first estimate of its kind- Although...
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We Built this (Music) City

Global trade body the International Federation Phonographic Industry (IFPI) and Music Canada have published a seven-point plan to map out how to effectively harness a strong local music industry so that it contributes to the wider culture and economy...
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Digital and Physical On Par

According to a report published this month by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), global revenues from digital music services matched those from physical format sales for the first time in 2014. The report, which can be...
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Friday on My Mind

Despite rumbles of protest from certain sectors of the industry, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has confirmed that Friday will be a coordinated global release day for new music, starting from summer this year. The main...


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