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Figures published by the Spanish trade association Promusicae show record company earnings from recorded music sales registered solid growth in the first half of this year compared with the same period of last year.


  • The increase marked the second consecutive year that trade income was up mid-year and raised optimism that the depression, which has dogged Spain’s recorded music industry for almost 15 years, may now finally be over.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details trade revenue from recorded music sales in Spain in the first half of this year.
  • Included in the assessment are revenue details of recorded music sales from all the different format sources.

Key questions answered

  • What share of recorded music sales is generated by digital formats and services?
  • What are the prospects of a longer-term return to recorded music sales growth in Spain?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Positive signs that Spain is out of the recorded music woods
  • Spain crosses the digital tipping point
  • Real signs of a recovery


  • Author

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