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A full round-up of all the latest music industry statistics for the two weeks to March 16


  • A report published in Spain by the Coalition of Creators and Content Industries (La Coalicion), an umbrella lobbying group that includes Promusicae and authors’ society SGAE, found that there was total of 4.3 billion unauthorized downloads in 2014.

Features and Benefits

  • Contains details about piracy in Spain, US online music habits, Czech, and New Zealand music sales.
  • Also contains SFX Entertainment financial details, ECAD results, and PPL international details

Key questions answered

  • By how much did royalty collections increase in Brazil last year?
  • By how much did PPL's international collections rise in 2014?

Table of contents

Piracy in Spain, US online habits, Czech and New Zealand sales, SFX financials, ECAD results, and PPL international details

  • Fall in unauthorized music downloads in Spain, but rises in other media
  • New media vies with AM/FM radio for music discovery in the US
  • Czech recorded music trade growth in 2014
  • Streaming gains in New Zealand reduce the recorded music contraction
  • Big jump in full-year earnings for SFX, but losses widen
  • Collection and distribution growth for Brazil’s ECAD
  • Return to growth for PPL international income


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