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France is set to register annual growth in recorded-music sales.


  • French music trade association SNEP has reported positive trade figures for the first nine months of this year. Total trade income increased year-on-year, and a good third quarter meant the rate of growth in the nine-month period was higher than the midyear rate.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the nine-month French music industry trade figures published by local association SNEP.
  • Details trade earnings by the different music formats and services and assesses the prospects for longer-term growth.

Key questions answered

  • By how much did music trade earnings rise in the first nine months of this year in France?
  • What share of trade earnings from recorded-music sales and services came from music subscriptions?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Positive trade sales for the French recorded-music sector
  • Audio subscriptions the major growth provider
  • Optimism returns to the recorded-music sector


  • Author

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