Global Music Report 2019

The definitive source of data for the recorded music market during 2018.

An annual report available in PDF and hard copy with optional Excel tables containing a wealth of detailed data.

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About

The Global Music Report 2019: Data and Analysis was published on 2nd April 2019. It contains a detailed assessment of the recorded music industry for the full year 2018.

The report features extensive and authoritative data for the global industry and across more than fifty individual markets.

The full Data and Analysis Report:

  • is a 140+ page report with a detailed, analytical, and comprehensive picture of the key trends affecting today's music business
  • is an invaluable source of data and analysis about the recorded music market globally for music companies, analysts, investors, commentators, academics, and many others
  • contains global, regional, and country-level data for more than fifty markets from 2014-2018
  • comes with an executive summary and 30+ slide powerpoint presentation
  • is accompanied by an optional Excel add-on with global tables and detailed data for more than fifty countries

What’s in the report?

The Data and Analysis Report features:

  • In-depth analysis of the recorded music sector in the calendar year 2018
  • Global ranking of markets in 2018 by overall recorded music revenues, physical, overall digital, streaming, performance rights, and synchronisation revenues
  • Recorded music sales for 2014-2018 by country
  • Analysis of major regions (Europe, North America, Asia, Latin America, Australasia)
  • In-depth analysis on the impact of streaming, through subscription, ad-supported, and video formats
  • Global-level physical volume data 1973-2018, including CDs and vinyl
  • Top 50 global Albums and Top 20 Global Singles 2018
  • Per-capita recorded music spend 2018
  • Detailed appendices containing award and certification levels for more than fifty territories, sales tax levels, and US$ exchange rates for 2018
  • Country-level data for more than 50 territories for each year 2014-2018, including:
    • + Splits for digital, physical, performance rights and synchronisation revenues - global, regional and national
    • + Revenues by format at global and territory level for all streaming formats, permanent downloads, and different physical categories
    • + Where available, top songs, albums, and independent labels

Not all information listed is available for every country. Contact ritco@ifpi.org if you have a query on which data points are available for a specific country.

Sample pages from Global Music Report 2019:

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Excel Spreadsheet contents
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Sample country page (Ireland)
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Sample Excel spreadsheets (Ireland)
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Methodology and Sources Download

Additional Content

In addition to the full Data and Analysis Report, IFPI provides valuable additional content (depending on package purchased):

  • Full Excel data tables – a sixty-tab Excel version of report data for more than fifty markets in editable spreadsheets, containing country page data and selected appendix tables (select as an add-on to the purchase of the Data and Analysis Report)
  • Executive summary – the highlights of the Data and Analysis Report to ease understanding of main trends and messages
  • Presentation summary – a slide deck outlining the key messages of the Data and Analysis Report, including main trends per revenue sector, regional trends, and a detailed analysis of streaming

Packages & pricing

Packages

Three levels of packages are available: Premium, Recorded Music Industry *, and Academic **. Recorded Music Industry and Academic packages are only available to certain organisations. The table below outlines what is available in each package.

Feature Premium Recorded
Music Industry *
Academic **
Full Data and Analysis Report in PDF Option (site-wide licence)
Executive summary  
Powerpoint presentation  
Full Excel tables for 50+ countries Optional Optional  
Hard copy Optional Optional Option (3 copies)
Price From £5,000 From £1,000 From £550

* Package only available to buyers from the Recorded Music Industry (an entity whose primary activity is the creation / production / publishing of music recordings). This package will not be delivered automatically after purchase but only following verification of status which will be at IFPI’s discretion.

** Package only available to buyers from academic institutions (eg libraries or research institutions). This package will not be delivered automatically after purchase but only following verification of status which will be at IFPI’s discretion.

Prices

Full pricing details are available in this pricing guide.

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Terms of Use: Global Music Report 2019

Please read the Content Usage Rules and the general terms of use for the Global Music Report 2019.

Internal Use

Purchasing the IFPI Global Music Report 2019 through this site allows permitted users to use the material or data contained in the IFPI Global Music Report 2019 (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 2019 requires an External Use Licence for which a fee is ordinarily payable. This licence covers the terms under which data or material from the Data and Analysis section of the IFPI Global Music Report 2019 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 2019, the Excel add on spreadsheets, and the Powerpoint summary.

For further details on the usage of the content within the Global Music Report 2019, please get in touch at ritco-licensing@ifpi.org.