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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

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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
IFPI, Impala and Vivendi make case for creative industries to EU President-Elect

IFPI, Impala and Vivendi make case for creative industries to EU President-Elect

IFPI, Impala, Vivendi and several other organisations have sent an open letter to European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 18th 2014 at 3:19PM
Music industry to adopt universal street dates - report

Music industry to adopt universal street dates - report

The music industry is very close to implementing a global release date, if fresh reports are anything to go by.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 13th 2014 at 10:44AM

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IFPI gives Austrian ISPs two weeks to block torrent sites

IFPI gives Austrian ISPs two weeks to block torrent sites

The IFPI has written to Austria's largest internet service providers, giving them two weeks to block four of the world’s ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 5th 2014 at 11:09AM
Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police have raided what may be Europe’s largest underground pressing plant for CDs, DVDs and vinyl records in Germany.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:05PM
Website blocking bill approved by Singapore Parliament

Website blocking bill approved by Singapore Parliament

Singapore's Parliament has approved a bill introducing a civil law procedure for website blocking.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 10th 2014 at 11:23AM
Pirate website operators in Italy generate £1m

Pirate website operators in Italy generate £1m

An investigation by the Italian Fiscal Police has concluded that the operators behind a pirate website and associated cyberlocker generated ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:55PM

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UK behind Germany, Japan and US in music sales rankings

UK behind Germany, Japan and US in music sales rankings

The UK was officially the fourth largest recorded music market in the world in 2013, according to new IFPI figures ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 2:27PM
IFPI

Global music revenues down 3.9% in 2013

Global music industry revenues declined 3.8% year-on-year in 2013 despite subscription service revenues rising 51%.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 18th 2014 at 1:35PM
Must watch: a short history of pop music

Must watch: a short history of pop music

It's not easy to get the public interested in the value and heritage of popular music - but the IFPI ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Mar 7th 2014 at 10:53AM
vKontakte

vKontakte 'could be powerful player' in Russian music market - IFPI

The IFPI has said that Russian social network vKontakte is “choking” the country’s music market, but that it now has ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 13th 2014 at 10:17AM

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Frances Moore

IFPI: New global chart represents 'increasingly diverse industry'

The IFPI’s new Global Recording Artists Chart will mirror increasingly diverse music habits over the next few years, according to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 30th 2014 at 1:00PM
New global chart: One Direction top list

New global chart: One Direction top list

Global music recordings body the IFPI has announced a new annual global chart that reveals the most successful sales acts ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 30th 2014 at 8:17AM
Sweden: Streaming claims 71% of growing market in 2013

Sweden: Streaming claims 71% of growing market in 2013

Sweden’s recorded music industry grew again in 2013, up 5% in revenue terms overall, as streaming accelerated its dominance over ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 28th 2014 at 9:44AM
Google

Google 'needs to show greater respect for copyright law' - IFPI

IFPI chief executive Frances Moore has said Google needs to take more meaningful action to help curb online copyright infringement.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 14th 2014 at 9:51AM
IFPI

IFPI appoints new Director of Insight

Christina Boettner will join IFPI as its new Director of Insight.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 5th 2013 at 11:01AM
IFPI and BIEM renew Standard Contract on royalty payments

IFPI and BIEM renew Standard Contract on royalty payments

A new standard agreement to regulate the royalty payments from record companies to authors' collecting societies for physical formats has ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 3:12PM
Gabriela Lopes

Universal Music appoints IFPI's Lopes as SVP Global Insight

Universal Music has appointed Gabriela Lopes as senior vice president of global insight – she will leave her current role ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 20th 2013 at 11:21AM
IFPI

IFPI announces pan-European licensing scheme for small-scale users

The IFPI has announced the creation of a new industry-led pan-European licensing scheme, which will specifically target the needs of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:40PM
x factor 2013 judges

X Factor acts domestically sold 30 million singles and 18 million albums

The X Factor launches its 10th UK series next weekend as Music Week reveals its acts have domestically sold a ...

Paul Williams
by Paul Williams
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 2:31PM