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Introduction

This update provides a detailed analysis of all of Germany's main music industry sectors.

Highlights

  • The steady rise in retail sales of recorded music in Germany ground to a halt last year after four straight years of growth.
  • However, although Germany missed out on five straight years of rising sales, the prospects of a return to growth are positive because of the increasing consumer interest in music access services.

Features and Benefits

  • Details all the main sectors of the German music industry.
  • Covers the latest recorded-music sales figures, record company market shares, a retail analysis, royalty collections, and a review of the live sector.

Key questions answered

  • What caused the fall in recorded-music sales in Germany last year?
  • What share of authors' and publishers' rights collections last year were from digital sources?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Annual growth stutters on physical format decline
  • Repertoire and genre sales
  • Music companies

Music retail

  • The shifting tide of music retail
  • Digital infrastructure and access developments

Royalty collections

  • GEMA reports record year for collections
  • Further growth for performance rights

Broadcasting

  • Europe's largest radio broadcast market
  • Digital cable leads primary TV household provision

Live

  • Measuring the size of the German live sector
  • Promoters move against secondary ticketing
  • Festivals on holiday

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Author

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