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The Mexico music industry report is essentially a detailed analysis of all sectors of the Mexican music industry.


  • Record company income from the sale of recorded music is suffering from the steady transition away from physical formats and, more recently, digital downloads. However, rising interest in streaming offers more than just a glimmer of hope for a return to trade revenue growth.

Features and Benefits

  • The report covers all sectors of the Mexican music industry (recorded, retail, royalties, live) and includes all the lastest trade and industry figures.
  • The report assesses which sectors of the Mexican music industry are performing best and analyzes prospects for growth.

Key questions answered

  • How is the transition away from physical music formats and towards digital services affecting the Mexican recorded music sector?
  • How did Mexico's largest live music promoter perform financially in 2014?

Table of contents


  • In brief

Recorded music

  • Trade income down for second year in a row
  • Record companies

Music retail

  • An end to music in brick-and-mortar stores
  • International services behind the digital music uptake
  • YouTube’s dominance of online video is under threat

Communications and digital access

  • Telcel and Telmex: The communications leaders
  • PCs the preferred option for music streaming

Copyright protection and rights administration

  • Little cooperation between rights holders and ISPs
  • Royalty collections


  • Radio growth, but few digital developments
  • Digital TV dominance


  • Methodology
  • Author

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