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19th May 2022

New research confirms the Middle East and North Africa as thriving music region

~ IFPI announces plans to launch its first ever regional chart in the Middle East and North Africa ~ ~ Follows recent global report confirming that the Middle East and North Africa is fastest growing music region in the world ~ ~ New research from IFPI shows music fans in UAE are listening to 22.5 […]

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4th March 2022

IFPI response to humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

4 March 2022 – IFPI commented: “It is with a heavy heart that we are following the ongoing crisis in Ukraine which has led to a humanitarian disaster.  “Our member companies have responded by making substantial donations to charities that are supporting those most in need. Today, IFPI has done so too, making donations on […]

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1st March 2022

Adele’s 30 announced as winner of IFPI’s Global Album All Format Chart

The UK superstar also tops IFPI Global Album Sales Chart and IFPI Global Vinyl Album Chart IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced Adele’s 30 as the winner of the Global Album All Format Chart for 2021. 30 also tops IFPI’s Global Album Sales Chart and the inaugural IFPI Global […]

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28th February 2022

The Weeknd Wins IFPI Global Digital Single Award for Save Your Tears

Becomes the First Artist Ever to Win Digital Single Award Back-to-Back  IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced that Save Your Tears by The Weeknd is the winner of 2021’s IFPI Global Digital Single Award. The Weeknd continues to make headlines by becoming the first artist to win the Global […]

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24th February 2022

BTS announced as the winners of IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award

Photo: Courtesy of HYBE IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced 21st century pop icons BTS as the winners of 2021’s IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year Award. The news marks a landmark moment for the recording industry as the South Korean group become the first act to win […]

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24th August 2020

Music groups take action against more streaming manipulation sites in Germany

Injunctions issued against operators of five additional sites creating fake streams, following closure of Followerschmiede.de in March Ongoing campaign against music streaming manipulation seeks to ensure music creators are fairly compensated for their work and investment 24 August 2020 – IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, and its German national group, BVMI, announced today that […]

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