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30th April 2021

Comment from IFPI on the Helsinki Court of Appeal’s decision in The Pirate Bay case

30th April 2021 – We welcome the decision from the court today. Copyright infringement harms the music ecosystem and prevents music creators from being fairly compensated. Right holders have been forced to pursue The Pirate Bay across multiple jurisdictions in Europe over a ten-year period. Despite a vast number of court decisions confirming the illegality […]

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27th April 2021

Frances Moore named in Billboard’s International Power Players List

27th April 2021 – Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, has been named as one of Billboard’s International Power Players. The list, revealed today, recognises ‘industry leaders at over 100 companies who are driving the success of music business outside the U.S.’. Included alongside Moore is IFPI’s Asia Regional Director, Jenny Wong.  Read the full […]

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26th March 2021

Comment from IFPI on Court of Appeal of England and Wales decision in TuneIn case

26th March 2021 – Today’s decision by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales confirms that TuneIn can only operate with appropriate licences from right holders and therefore cannot continue to blatantly disregard its obligation to ensure that its service is lawful. This is a big win for those investing in and creating music, […]

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23rd March 2021

IFPI issues Global Music Report 2021

Global recorded music revenues grow 7.4% Read IFPI’s State of the Industry here Explore the report online at our microsite here The global recorded music market grew by 7.4% in 2020, the sixth consecutive year of growth, according to IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide. Figures released today in IFPI’s Global […]

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11th March 2021

BTS’ MAP OF THE SOUL : 7 tops IFPI’s 2020 Global Album Sales Chart

Photo: Image of BTS receiving the IFPI Global Album Sales Award, and Global Album All Format Award (courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment) 11th March 2021 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced that BTS’ MAP OF THE SOUL : 7 is the winner of 2020’s IFPI Global Album Sales Chart. The […]

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10th March 2021

BTS’ MAP OF THE SOUL : 7 announced as first ever winner of IFPI’s newly-launched Global Album All Format Chart

Photo: BTS receiving the IFPI Global Album All Format Chart Award (courtesy of Big Hit Entertainment) 10th March 2021 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has today launched its Global Album All Format Chart, announcing BTS’ MAP OF THE SOUL : 7 as the first ever winner, following a countdown […]

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Twitter @IFPI_ORG

Our colleagues in Milan @FIMI_IT 🇮🇹 have confirmed that the 5th edition of @milanomusicweek will now be taking place from 22nd – 28th November 2021, both live and online. For more details 👇

Congratulations to Natalie Waller on her appointment as the new Chair of @ARIA_Official 👏🇦🇺

https://musically.com/2021/07/08/ifpi-to-administer-isrc-data-system-for-african-musicians/