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Digital sales dominate Denmark music market

Digital sales dominate Denmark music market

Figures released by the IFPI show 88% of Danish music companies’ revenue now comes from digital music sales.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Aug 24th 2015 at 10:13AM
IFPI chief defends labels' pay outs to artists for streaming

IFPI chief defends labels' pay outs to artists for streaming

IFPI chief executive Frances Moore has spoken out in defence of the level of streaming payments to artists.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jul 29th 2015 at 3:58PM
Glen Barros reappointed to IFPI Main Board

Glen Barros reappointed to IFPI Main Board

Glen Barros, president and CEO of Concord Music Group, has been reappointed to the Main Board of IFPI.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 28th 2015 at 3:35PM
Jørn Dalchow appointed to IFPI's main Board

Jørn Dalchow appointed to IFPI's main Board

IFPI has appointed MD of Norwegian independent record company daWorks Jørn Dalchow to its main Board. 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 28th 2015 at 9:56AM

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IFPI appoints Norman Halim to main Board

IFPI appoints Norman Halim to main Board

IFPI has appointed Norman Abdul Halim to its main Board and Asia regional executive Board.

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on May 27th 2015 at 10:18AM
Japan recorded music revenue drops 5.5% in 2014

Japan recorded music revenue drops 5.5% in 2014

Japan's recorded music revenues dropped 5.5% in 2014, according to data in IFPI's recently published Recording Industry In Numbers annual ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:39AM
Frances Moore

UK third in global vinyl sales

The US currently leads the way in vinyl sales worldwide, with the UK in third place.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:20AM
Stu

Stu Bergen: 'We've reached a state of perpetual innovation'

Stu Bergen (pictured), WMG's international recorded music president, discussed the "unlocked opportunity for great music to travel faster ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 15th 2015 at 4:00PM

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Edgar Berger

Edgar Berger: 'Paid subscription model will secure music industry's future'

Sony Music Entertainment president and CEO, Edgar Berger (pictured), has said that paid streaming subscription "will return the ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 15th 2015 at 10:27AM
Frances Moore

IFPI: 'Music industry missing out on billions' thanks to flaw in copyright legislation

The IFPI is taking action against what it sees as an abuse of safe harbour rules by platforms like YouTube ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 14th 2015 at 1:13PM
Digital music revenues matched physical for the first time in 2014 - IFPI report

Digital music revenues matched physical for the first time in 2014 - IFPI report

Global revenues from digital music services match those from physical format sales for the first time, according to IFPI’s Digital ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Apr 14th 2015 at 1:07PM
CDs

Global release day set for Friday, July 10

The first date the global release day for new music will come into play is on Friday, July 10.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Mar 27th 2015 at 9:26AM

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IFPI confirms Friday global release day

The IFPI has confirmed Friday as the global release day for new music. The change will come into effect in ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:00AM
Taylor Swift named IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2014

Taylor Swift named IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2014

Taylor Swift has been named the world's most successful act of 2014 by global music organisation IFPI.

James Hanley - not in use
by James Hanley - not in use
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 5:08PM
Finland

Finland's streaming income grows 38% in 2014

Finland experienced a sharp rise in music streaming in 2014, growing 38% to contribute €16m to the country's music business.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Feb 12th 2015 at 10:13AM
Italy

Italian recorded music revenue increased by 4% in 2014

Italian record industry revenue grew by around 4% last year, for the second consecutive year.          

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jan 28th 2015 at 10:58AM

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Labels invest $4.3bn in A&R and marketing annually - IFPI

Labels invest $4.3bn in A&R and marketing annually - IFPI

Record companies invest $4.3 billion annually in A&R and marketing, according to a new report from IFPI.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 25th 2014 at 11:05AM
IFPI

Sony Music Entertainment's Handlin elected Chairman of IFPI's Asia Pacific Board

Denis Handlin - Sony Music Entertainment's chairman and CEO, Australia & New Zealand and president, Asia - has been elected ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 21st 2014 at 3:40PM
Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Two individuals who maintained and distributed music pre-release on file-sharing website Dancing Jesus were yesterday sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:53AM
Australian Music Retailers Association adds to calls for Friday as global release day

Australian Music Retailers Association adds to calls for Friday as global release day

The Australian Music Retailers Association (AMRA) has added to the on-going global release day debate, saying that choosing Friday would ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 14th 2014 at 10:36AM
IFPI global legal boss exits, Lauri Rechardt expands role

IFPI global legal boss exits, Lauri Rechardt expands role

The IFPI's Head of Global Legal Policy, David Carson, has left the global recorded music body to return to a ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Oct 13th 2014 at 2:29PM
NetNames anti-piracy head David Price joins IFPI

NetNames anti-piracy head David Price joins IFPI

Dr. David Price has left global brand protection company, NetNames, to join the IFPI as head of anti-piracy research and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 8th 2014 at 2:06PM
Piracy

BPI to privately prosecute pre-release pirates

The BPI is due to take a privately investigated and prosecuted case to criminal trial later this month, in relation ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:57PM
UK industry on trade mission to India in November

UK industry on trade mission to India in November

The UK music industry will enbark on a trade mission to India in November, the first since 2006.

on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:10PM
Records

Trade bodies split over global release day

The Department of Record Stores in the US has suggested that a global release day for new albums and singles  ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:26AM