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27th October 2021

DSA – a missed opportunity and a step backwards: a letter from IFPI and organisations representing the creative sector in Europe

Read the full letter here.

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21st October 2021

IFPI releases Engaging with Music 2021

Fans around world are listening to more music – 18.4 hours (368 three-minute tracks) weekly Fans enjoy music in more ways, as labels’ innovation drives excitement and diversity of music Use of unlicensed music remains an issue harming creators, continues to evolve Download the full report here Infographic available for download here Localised report also […]

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8th October 2021

IFPI CTO Richard Gooch talks music metadata on The Music Ally Podcast

IFPI CTO Richard Gooch joined journalist Joe Sparrow on The Music Ally Podcast to talk all things music metadata “If you’re listening to the radio there in Berlin and you hear a Jamaican track played, there is a mechanism in place for the rights holder in Jamaica to get paid for that – that’s because […]

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8th October 2021

Javier Asensio named in Billboard’s 2021 Latin Power Players

Javier Asensio, IFPI’s Regional Director of Latin America, has been included in Billboard’s Latin Power Players, an annual list of executives leading the charge within the genre. See the full list here.

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7th July 2021

IFPI’s Sub-Saharan Africa Office Takes Charge of Vital Data System Underpinning Recording Industry

IFPI is administering the International Standard Recording Code for the region 7th July 2021 – Music creators in Sub-Saharan Africa now have improved access to an essential tool enabling them to identify their recordings and manage how they are used in all parts of the world. IFPI, the organisation representing the recording industry worldwide, has announced […]

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5th July 2021

IFPI and music groups in Brazil help tackle music streaming manipulation

5th July 2021 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, and its Brazilian national group, Pro-Música Brasil, have announced further successful actions against music streaming manipulation services in the country, following fourteen sites ceasing to offer the service last year. Already, more than 65 streaming manipulation services have been affected by […]

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DSA: A missed opportunity and a step backwards - IFPI and organizations representing the creative sector in EU, express concern about the direction of discussions on the Digital Services Act (DSA) @Europarl_EN and @EUCouncil https://www.ifpi.org/dsa-a-missed-opportunity-and-a-step-backwards-a-letter-from-ifpi-and-organisations-representing-the-creative-sector-in-europe/

Around the world music fans are enjoying a rich, diverse mix of genres. 300+ different genres were named by at least 1 person as their favourite in the 43k person study, ranging from pop, rap and rock to gqom, axé and hokkien song 🔊 https://www.ifpi.org/ifpi-releases-engaging-with-music-2021/ #EngagingWithMusic2021

A new study from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) reveals how music helped humanity sail through the Covid-19 pandemic

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