The definitive source of data for the recorded music industry during 2020.
An annual report available in PDF with Excel tables containing a wealth of detailed data.
The full Global Music Report 2021 was published on March 23rd 2021. It contains a detailed assessment of the recorded music industry for the calendar year 2020. The report features extensive and authoritative data for the global industry and across fifty-seven individual markets.
The pricing of the Global Music Report has been updated to reflect the continued investment in data quality, market coverage and analysis to provide the most accurate and granular snapshot of the global recorded music business.
The GMR data is also available for purchase by country, region or format. For bespoke data requests, please contact email@example.com for a quote.
The full Data and Analysis Report:
The report contains a wealth of new information and analysis, including breakouts for the Africa/Middle East region and Vietnam, MENA, Bolivia, and Romania for the first time, as well as detailed analysis of IFPI’s Global Charts.
The Data and Analysis for 2020 Report features:
Not all information listed is available for every country. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have a query on which data points are available for a specific country.
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Excel Spreadsheet contents
Sample country page (Ireland)
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In addition to the full Data and Analysis Report, IFPI provides valuable additional content. Starting with the Global Music Report 2021, this content is now available in every package:
Three packages are available, depending on your type of organisation. Each package includes the same materials.
Premium: available to any organisation, company, or individual.
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. The Recorded Music Industry package will not be delivered automatically after purchase but only following verification of status which will be at IFPI’s discretion.
Academic or non-profit: available to buyers from academic institutions (eg libraries or research institutions) or non-profit organisation. This package will not be delivered automatically after purchase but only following verification of status which will be at IFPI’s discretion.
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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.
If you have an enquiry about the Global Music Report, please get in touch at email@example.com.