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Nigerian music industry to start licensing public performance rights for sound recordings

Nigerian music industry to start licensing public performance rights for sound recordings

The IFPI has welcomed the announcement by Nigeria’s music copyright collecting society, COSON, that it will  pursue the licensing of sound ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 27th 2016 at 12:31PM
IFPI

UK reclaims spot as No. 3 global music market

The UK is once again the world’s No.3 music market, having overtaken Germany, according to figures from the IFPI.

by Mark Sutherland
on Apr 15th 2016 at 1:31PM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

SFX granted $15m to pay artist advances 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 13th 2016 at 7:35AM
Stu Bergen: 'Once European artists talked of breaking America, now they also dream of breaking China'

Stu Bergen: 'Once European artists talked of breaking America, now they also dream of breaking China'

Today, Stu Bergen (pictured), CEO, international and global commercial services, Warner Music Group joined IFPI CEO Frances Moore, Edgar ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 12th 2016 at 3:38PM

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Global music revenue grew 3.2% in 2015 - report

Global music revenue grew 3.2% in 2015 - report

Digital became the primary revenue stream for recorded music in 2015, overtaking sales of physical formats for the first time, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Apr 12th 2016 at 1:00PM
IFPI and SoundExchange launch ISRC search tool

IFPI and SoundExchange launch ISRC search tool Gated Content

A new platform, the ISRC Search Site, will provide access to the largest database of identifiers of sound recordings. The project ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Mar 9th 2016 at 10:38AM
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Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

‘Fifth Beatle’ Sir George Martin dies, aged 90

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 9th 2016 at 7:40AM
Adele named IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2015

Adele named IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2015 Gated Content

Adele has been named by IFPI as the most popular recording artist across the globe in 2015.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Feb 8th 2016 at 10:52AM

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Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Music stars light up Super Bowl

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Feb 8th 2016 at 7:30AM
Digital sales dominate Denmark music market

Digital sales dominate Denmark music market Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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

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Jørn Dalchow appointed to IFPI's main Board

Jørn Dalchow appointed to IFPI's main Board Gated Content

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
IFPI appoints Norman Halim to main Board

IFPI appoints Norman Halim to main Board Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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

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

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
Edgar Berger

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

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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