According to the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) Digital Music Report 2013, the music industry’s global revenues increased by 0.3 percent in 2012. Though this may seem negligible, this was the first time that the industry’s global revenues increased since over a decade ago in 1999. A major contributor to this growth is said… Read more »
Too Lazy To Read The 2013 IFPI Digital Music Report?
As many of you may know, the 2013 IFPI Digital Music Report was recently released (all 34 pages of it). In case you do not have time to kick your feet up and soak in the various statistics pouring throughout the report, I’ve put together a cheat sheet just for you. Note that there are… Read more »
95% Of All Downloads Are Still Illegal…
The Digital Music Report states that still 95% of all downloads remain illegal! People are buying more music, but the damage caused by piracy will cost us more than a million creative jobs by 2015. The international record industry has called on governments around the world to fight stronger against illegal music downloads from the… Read more »