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Trade sales in France have risen for three consecutive years and look likely to rise again this year, with subscription service gains more than offsetting declines in sales of physical formats and music downloads.


  • Based on midyear results, trade sales in France for the full year are expected to register a healthy increase, although the rate of growth will be determined by the performance of physical formats, particularly over the festive period.

Features and Benefits

  • Details all the main music industry sectors with the latest facts and figures.
  • Includes a look at recorded-music sales, music retail, total addressable market sizing, rights collections, and live music.

Key questions answered

  • What is the likely value of French recorded-music trade sales this year?
  • How did authors' rights perform last year compared with collections for producers and performers?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Three years of growth after two years of decline

Music retail

  • Three clear music retail sector leaders
  • Assessing France's future digital music opportunity

Rights protection and royalty collections

  • HADOPI performance metrics
  • Record year for authors' rights
  • Mixed year for performance rights


  • Financial support for the live sector
  • Measuring the size of the French live industry


  • Methodology
  • Author

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