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Streaming ist das Zugpferd der Musikindustrie

By Duncan Mil

July 1, 2020 - Erstmals im letzten Jahr machte Musik Streaming mehr als die Hälfte von den $20.2 Milliarden Umsatz für Musikaufnahmen aus und führte die Musikindustrie in der digitalen Ära zurück zum Erfolg.

In 2019, the global recorded music market grew by 8.2%, its fifth consecutive year of growth since 2014, when revenue was at a 20-year low of $14.0 billion, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

The latest IFPI Global Music Report, released in May, shows that music streaming revenue accounted for 56.4% of the overall recorded music revenue -- a 22.9% increase to $11.4 billion.

The growth was predominantly driven by paid streaming services -- once regarded with deep suspicion by both the artists and the labels -- with the number of paid streaming accounts rising to 341 million by the end of 2019 and associated revenue increasing by 24.1%.

The world’s top ten markets all demonstrated growth, except for Japan. There was particularly strong growth in paid streaming with all top 10 markets experiencing double-digit growth in paid streaming revenues.

For the fifth consecutive year, recorded-music revenue grew fastest in Latin America, increasing by 18.9%. Yet the region still only accounts for four per cent of the global business -- Latin America has just 45 million music subscribers out of a population of 650 million.

PUBLISHED: 01/07/2020; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press
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