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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
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

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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
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

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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
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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
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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

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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
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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

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IFPI welcomes Aussie courts' simulcast licensing decision

The IFPI has welcomed the decision by the High Court of Australia confirming that licence fees should be paid by ...

by Rory Foster
on Aug 19th 2013 at 3:36PM
Richard Gooch

Richard Gooch returns to IFPI as Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Richard Gooch will return to the IFPI in the newly-created role of chief technology officer, having worked at the ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 25th 2013 at 11:57AM
Piracy

Russia's vKontakte begins removing unlicensed copyrighted music

Russian website vKontakte has begun removing copyrighted music following requests from rightholders - a significant move following several lawsuits against ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Jun 18th 2013 at 12:22PM