skip to main content
Close Icon

In order to deliver a personalized, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer. By continuing to use this site and access its features, you are consenting to our use of cookies. To find out more about the way Informa uses cookies please go to our Cookie Policy page.

Global Search Configuration


Music statistics analysis - first round-up for March


  • For only the third time this century, trade revenue from recorded-music sales in Switzerland has risen.
  • New figures published by the Belgian Entertainment Association (BEA) show premium subscriptions in Belgium are now the biggest revenue generator for local record companies.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details all the latest music industry statistics published in the last two weeks.
  • Included in the note are Swiss and Belgian sales details, CD Baby distributions, Gen Z girls research, and Live Nation and CIE full year results

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue generator for Swiss and Belgian record companies?
  • How much did CD Baby distribute to artists in 2017?

Table of contents

Swiss and Belgian sales, CD Baby distributions, research on Gen Z girls, Live Nation and CIE results

  • Swiss recorded-music sales see second straight year of growth
  • Belgium sees market decline despite subscription gains
  • CD Baby distributions top $600m since launch
  • Spotify the service of choice for Generation Z girls
  • Live Nation hits seventh consecutive record year
  • CIE ends year on a positive note


  • Author

Recommended Articles


Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700

Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8878

+44 (0) 207 551 9047 - Operational from 09.00 - 17.00 UK time

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Call us at +44 7770704398 or email us at

Contact marketing -

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now