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PPL results, Japan digital music sales, Finnish music start-ups, CTS Eventim and DEAG financials, Spotify royalty payments, and UK artists abroad


  • UK performance rights body PPL has reported another record year for license fees, with revenue from broadcast/online, public performance, and international all up in 2014.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the latest music industry statistics published in the last couple of weeks
  • It covers PPL results, Japan digital music, Finnish music start-ups, CTS Eventim and DEAG financials, Spotify royalties, and UK artists abroad

Key questions answered

  • How did UK performance rights society PPL do in 2014?
  • Which of the two German promoters, CTS Eventim and DEAG, had the best financial results in 1Q15?

Table of contents

PPL, Japan digital, Finnish start-ups, CTS and DEAG financials, Spotify royalties, UK artists abroad

  • PPL reports growth across all main income sectors in 2014
  • Growth for Japanese digital music sales in 1Q15
  • Big revenue jump forecast for Finnish music start-ups
  • Ticketing growth for CTS Eventim in 1Q15
  • Live touring and entertainment service growth for DEAG in 1Q15
  • Spotify crosses the $3bn royalty payment mark
  • UK artists score record share of 2014 global music sales


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