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  • 30th May

    IFPI CEO, Frances Moore, recognised in Billboard's International Power Players list

    IFPI's CEO, Frances Moore has been recognised by Billboard as one of 53 music industry executives that are "driving industry success" internationally. Read the full Billboard International Power Players list here For …

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  • 23rd May

    It is with enormous sadness that IFPI learns of last night’s attack on Manchester Arena.

    IFPI offers its deepest sympathies to those affected by last night’s tragic events at Manchester Arena. Those attending the concert would have been looking forward to a great evening and …

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  • 11th May

    Response to Google’s blog post on YouTube’s role in the music industry

    IFPI has responded to the claims issued by Google today suggesting how music fans might behave if YouTube didn’t make music available to them: "Google's latest publicity push once again seeks …

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  • 8th May

    IFPI and ARIPO sign landmark agreement to support African music rights

    IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, and the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO), have signed a landmark agreement that will enhance the rights of African artists and their music. The …

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  • 26th April

    Olivia Regnier to join Spotify after 20 years at IFPI

    IFPI, which represents the recording industry worldwide, has announced that Olivia Regnier will move from her role of Director of IFPI’s European Regional Office to that of Legal Director, EU …

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  • 25th April

    IFPI Global Music Report 2017

    Global Recorded Music Revenues Increase by 5.9% 112 million users of paid streaming subscriptions driving streaming revenue growth of 60.4% Digital income now accounts for 50% of global revenues ‘Value Gap’ remains biggest …

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  • 23rd March

    Dato' Norman Abdul Halim Appointed Chairman of IFPI Asia-Pacific Regional Board

    Dato' Norman Abdul Halim, a pre-eminent figure of the Malaysian music industry, has been appointed Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Regional Board of IFPI, the organisation representing the recording industry worldwide. Dato' …

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  • 15th February

    Global recording industry welcomes EU-Canada trade agreement

    The European Parliament has today given its approval to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada. The agreement will mean that recorded …

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  • 8th February

    Drake named IFPI Global Recording Artist 2016

    Drake has been named by IFPI as the world's best-selling recording artist of 2016, highlighting the huge success of his fourth album, Views, which was released last year. Drake is the …

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