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This is the second roundup of music statistics analysis for December.


  • Global carrier billing revenue is set to rise 74.5% in the next five years, from $26.1bn this year to $45.5bn in 2022, according to figures published by Ovum.
  • Canadian neighboring rights society Re:Sound has reported a drop in collections for 2016, with total income hit by a suspension in payments from SoundExchange in the US.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the latest music industry statistics published in the last two weeks.
  • Includes music carrier billing forecasts, Re:Sound collections, US radio details, MCSK financials, and Mixcloud stats.

Key questions answered

  • By how much is global carrier billing revenue set to rise over the next five years?
  • What is the most popular national radio format in the US?

Table of contents

Music carrier billing, Re:Sound collections, US radio, MCSK financials, Mixcloud stats

  • Western Europe dominant in music bundling revenue
  • SoundExchange payment suspension dents Re:Sound income
  • News and talk the top US radio format
  • Skiza collections boost MCSK financials
  • Mixcloud details US state and global listening habits


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