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29th April 2020

IFPI launches global resource tracking COVID-19 aid and information for the global music industry

Access IFPI’s ‘Global Music Industry COVID-19 Response Tracker’ here

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3rd April 2020

IFPI joins with music sector in Europe to call for EU and national investment to address current COVID-19 crisis and promote diversity

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19th March 2020

ARASHI Awarded Global Album of 2019 for Their 20th Anniversary Compilation 5×20 All the BEST!! 1999-2019

IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced that Japanese band ARASHI had the biggest global album of 2019, with their compilation *5×20 All the BEST!! 1999-2019.

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10th March 2020

bad guy by Billie Eilish Named Biggest Global Single of 2019

IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has named bad guy by Billie Eilish as the biggest global single of 2019.

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3rd March 2020

Recording Industry Acts Against Stream Manipulation Site

Berlin District Court issues injunction against operator of Followerschmiede.de, as part of broader effort to prevent ‘fake streams’.

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2nd March 2020

Taylor Swift Named IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2019

IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has named Taylor Swift the world’s best-selling recording artist of 2019. This is the second time Swift has won the award; the first time being in 2014.

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📖 @SoundAdviceBook is a new book that aims to help aspiring musicians and those that work with them with their mental and physical health as they move through their career. Released on 28th Feb, you can pre-order it now 👇

https://sound-advice-book.myshopify.com

In 2020 music consumption rose for a 6th consecutive year, an 8.2% rise on 2019, with fans turning to music to get through 2020. There were 139 billion audio streams, with growth fueled by streaming and by label A&R and marketing investment. Read more: https://bit.ly/3pHR6Yg

Read IFPI’s statement on the @EU_Commission’s Digital Services Act https://www.ifpi.org/ifpi-statement-on-the-european-commissions-digital-services-act/