2nd December 2020

IFPI mourns former IFPI Deputy Director General, Professor Adrian Sterling

2nd December 2020 – IFPI is saddened to hear of the death of former IFPI Deputy Director General, Professor Adrian Sterling. During his twenty years working at IFPI from 1954 – 1974, Sterling was instrumental in gaining recognition for the rights of record producers worldwide. Sterling was a key member of the IFPI delegation that […]

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17th November 2020

Music supports two million jobs, contributes €81.9 billion annually to economy of EU and UK, study finds

17th November, 2020 – The music sector supports two million jobs and contributes €81.9 billion annually to the economy across the 27 EU Member States and the UK (EU28), according to The Economic Impact of Music in Europe, an in-depth study by Oxford Economics that was commissioned by IFPI. The study, using 2018 data, found […]

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14th October 2020

RDx, recording industry’s new data exchange service, now fully operational

First-ever system to enable record companies to exchange authoritative data with music licensing companies through a single, centralised hub More than one million pieces of repertoire data already processed by RDx 14th October 2020 – IFPI and WIN, working together on behalf of the global recording industry, have announced that their global repertoire data exchange […]

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7th October 2020

Music groups act against streaming manipulation in Brazil

Ongoing campaign against music streaming manipulation seeks to ensure music creators are properly compensated for their efforts   7th October 2020 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, and its Brazilian national group, Pro-Música Brasil, have announced a series of successful actions against streaming manipulation sites in Brazil. As a result […]

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10th September 2020

IFPI and 21 organisations from Europe’s cultural and creative sectors raise concerns regarding the European Commission’s proposed guidance on the application of Article 17 of the DSM Directive

Read the full letter here.

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