The definitive source of recorded music market data, launched on March 21st 2024 and covering calendar year 2023.

In addition to the freely available State of the Industry section, the Premium Edition contains:

» A detailed report highlighting the key industry trends of the year, with insights by format and region as well as in-depth coverage of IFPI’s Global Charts for 2023. This report will be shared both in a high-quality book format as well as digitally in a PDF document.

» An accompanying PowerPoint presentation covering the highlights of the report and analysis of formats, regions and key markets for easy sharing within your company.

» A detailed excel data file with five years of back data, allowing you to interrogate industry trends across 58 markets.

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Before purchase, you must read and agree to:
1. The Global Music Report Terms of Use
2. The Global Music Report Content Usage Rules. Any use outside your organisation of material from the premium (Data and Analysis) section of the Global Music Report requires an External Use Licence for which a fee of £25,000 is payable. Contact us for details.

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The IFPI Global Music Report 2024: Premium Edition is the definitive source of data for the global recorded music industry. It includes the most complete and reliable picture of global recorded music revenues sourced directly from our record company members worldwide and verified using our global network of country level national group members. Detailed consumption data is leveraged from charts provider partners to enable IFPI to provide the most accurate and granular view of the global recorded music market.

In addition to the most accurate and robust data collection and market measurement available, the Premium Edition also includes in-depth analysis of the global recorded music market from IFPI’s Global Data & Analysis Team.

The report is designed to be an indispensable tool for those participating in or seeking to better understand the global recorded music industry.


Purchasing the Premium Edition gives your company access to a granular and detailed database covering all of the relevant markets and revenue streams for recorded music globally, as well as a high-quality report highlighting the most important trends and insights. Subscribers to the Premium Edition also benefit from an Executive Summary of the report presented in a PowerPoint format.

The report includes:

  • Year in Review
    This section presents the headline numbers of the report and provides a high level view of the most important global trends which shaped revenue growth in 2023, spanning geographies and consumption formats.
  • Charts
    This section highlights the artists, albums and tracks which soundtracked the year, and the underlying consumer and industry trends revealed, using IFPI’s Global Charts as well as the global network of national charts administered by IFPI. This section includes the Top 20s for the IFPI Global Artist, Global Single and Global Album Charts, as well as revealing for the first time the 2023 IFPI Global Album Sales, Global Vinyl Album and Global Streaming Album Charts.
  • Formats
    This section focuses on how each major revenue stream and its sub-streams performed in 2023, highlighting the most important trends and insights:
    • Physical – CD, Vinyl, Music Video/Other Physical
    • Streaming – Subscription (including additional analysis on the number of global subscribers to streaming services, and users of those accounts), Ad-Supported Audio, Ad-Supported Video
    • Downloads and other Digital – Downloads, Mobile Personalisation/Other
    • Performance Rights – Public Performance, TV, Radio, Internet Licencing, Cable, Private Copying Levies/Other
    • Synchronisation
  • Regions
    This section provides a view on the performance of each major region and the largest markets within them, highlighting the extent to which global industry trends are impacting at a regional and market level, and providing insights on specific growth trends across geographies:
    • USA/Canada – USA, Canada
    • Europe – UK, Germany, France
    • Asia – Japan, China, South Korea, India
    • Latin America – Brazil, Mexico
    • Australasia – Australia
    • Middle East & North Africa
    • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Markets
    The report provides individual one-page summary sheets for each of the 58 markets included, which are an invaluable reference point throughout the year. These market pages include:
    • 5 years of data, covering the period 2019-2023.
    • Market headlines including market size, growth, and global rank.
    • Social and Economic indicators by market, including population, demographic splits, and recorded music revenue per capita.
    • A summary of revenue change since 2022 and format contribution to market size.
    • Detailed revenues for five years split by major revenue stream and sub-stream.
    • 5-year market CAGR.
    • The top five streaming services by users of subscription accounts.
    • The top 10 tracks and albums of 2023.
    • The largest independent record labels.
    • Information on industry bodies, including National Associations, Licencing Organisations, and Charts Companies.
  • Additional information
    This section includes:
    • Reference tables allowing quick access to all datapoints and country rankings by size and growth rate.
    • Detailed appendices containing award and certification levels for more than fifty territories, sales tax levels, and US$ exchange rates for 2023.
    • Detail on the methodologies used for market measurement and IFPI Global Charts as well as a summary of the sources for additional data included in the report.



The IFPI Global Music Report 2024 Premium Edition contains:

  • A premium hard-copy book and PDF version of the IFPI Global Music Report 2024 Premium Edition.
  • Full Excel data tables – Excel file containing global data and individual country breakouts for the 58 markets included in this year’s report in editable spreadsheets, containing country page data and selected appendix tables as well as analyst-friendly flat files.
  • Presentation summary – a slide deck outlining the key messages of the Data and Analysis Report, including the key trends by consumption format and region.

Purchasing the IFPI Global Music Report 2024 Premium Edition allows full access for everyone in your organisation to these materials. There are restrictions to the publication of IFPI data outside your organisation. Please see the terms of use for more information.

Sample pages from Global Music Report:

Full table of contents Download
Excel Spreadsheet contents
Sample country page
Sample Excel spreadsheet Download
Methodology and Sources Download



The price of the IFPI Global Music Report 2024 Premium Edition is £16,500.

Discounted subscriptions are available to Recorded Music Industry organisation and Academic institutions, defined as:

Recorded Music Industry: available to entities whose primary activity is the creation/ production/publishing of music recordings. Music retailers or digital service providers do not typically qualify for this package.

Academic/Government: available to buyers from academic institutions e.g. universities and governmental departments.

If you qualify for a discounted submission on either of these grounds, please select the relevant option when ordering. IFPI will provide access to the IFPI Global Music Report 2024 Premium Edition following verification of status which will be at IFPI’s discretion.


Terms of Use: Global Music Report

Please read the Content Usage Rules and the general Terms of Use for the Global Music Report.

Internal Use

Purchasing the IFPI Global Music Report through this site allows permitted users to use the material or data contained in the IFPI Global Music Report (including the data in the Data and Analysis section, the Excel spreadsheet add-on and the accompanying PowerPoint slides) in any material that does not go outside the user's organisation, subject to the Terms of Use and the Content Usage Rules.

External Use

Any external use of data or material from the Data and Analysis section of the IFPI Global Music Report requires an External Use Licence for which a fee of £25,000 is payable. This licence covers the terms under which data or material from the Data and Analysis section of the IFPI Global Music Report can be used in items such as reports, publications, or presentations which go outside your organisation.

The External Use Licence covers activities such as citing data or material from the Data and Analysis section in external reports, publications, or presentations; using the data in derivative works (for instance, building a forecasting model) which are then used externally; or using the data or material when providing services to third parties, such as in databases and dashboards.

The External Use Licence covers the material and data in the Data and Analysis section of the IFPI Global Music Report, the Excel add on spreadsheets, and the PowerPoint summary.

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