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5th June 2018

Variety names IFPI’s Frances Moore as an International Music Leader of 2018

IFPI’s chief executive, Frances Moore, has been named by Variety in its 2018 International Music Leaders list. The trade publication’s list of 27 executives across the industry “recognizes the true game-changers in a new world order”. Read the full Variety International Music Leaders of 2018 feature here. For further information please contact:press@ifpi.org / +44 (0) […]

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22nd May 2018

IFPI chief executive Frances Moore named in Billboard’s international power players list

IFPI’s chief executive, Frances Moore, has been recognised by Billboard in its 2018 Power Players list – a collection of 73 executives “in the vanguard” of the global music industry. Read the full Billboard International Power Players list here For further information please contact:press@ifpi.org / +44 (0) 20 7878 7979

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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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