24th April 2018

IFPI Global Music Report 2018

Global Recorded Music Revenues Increase by 8.1% Streaming revenues grow 41.1% to become largest revenue source, driven by 176 million users of paid subscription accounts Third consecutive year of growth following 15 years of revenue decline Campaign to achieve full and fair value for music in digital marketplace continues Read the ‘State of the Industry’ […]

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12th April 2018

IFPI and wide range of European creators, producers and performers urge no fudging of EU Value Gap fix

IFPI, in coordination with 26 creative sector organisations including Europe’s authors, journalists, TV producers, football leagues, publishers, filmmakers and photo agencies, have written a letter urging a clear legal solution in Europe to the Value Gap as the European Council negotiates new copyright laws. The EU Directive for Copyright in the Digital Single Market as […]

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26th February 2018

Ed Sheeran officially named the best-selling global recording artist of 2017

(Ed Sheeran. Photo by John Marshall) IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has named Ed Sheeran as the world’s best-selling recording artist of 2017, reflecting the unparalleled, record-breaking success of his third studio album ÷ (Divide) and its singles including the global smashes Shape of You, Castle on the Hill, Galway […]

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14th February 2018

IFPI announces promotions within its trade, legal & litigation teams

With IFPI’s General Counsel, Jo Oliver, due to depart for a new position at Recorded Music New Zealand in March, IFPI has taken the opportunity to make changes to the structure of its legal and litigation teams. The move sees the promotion of several long-standing team members with a proven track record of dedication and […]

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7th February 2018

IFPI’s Music Consumer Insight Report – translated editions available

IFPI’s Music Consumer Insight Report, released in Autumn 2017, is now available in other major languages. The publication, which examines the way music fans are engaging with recorded music across 13 leading markets, has been translated into French, Spanish and Turkish. An abbreviated version is also available in Italian. IFPI’s national groups and Latin American […]

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30th January 2018

IFPI and Europe’s creative industries joint call on EU Presidency to make progress towards a Value Gap solution

IFPI, alongside 23 other creative industry organisations including authors, performers, publishers, filmmakers, TV producers, European football leagues and photo agencies, have written to the new presidency of the European Council seeking an effective solution to the Value Gap. The letter is in advance of a meeting tomorrow wherein the EU’s 28 governments will steer their […]

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