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Ovum’s retail forecasts for recorded music cover physical and digital formats and services through to 2020.


  • The forecasts provide 10 years' of data on consumer spending on physical and digital music, through to 2020.

Features and Benefits

  • Presents a clear picture of how the recorded-music sector is likely to progress in the years up to and including 2020.
  • Illustrates in two separate charts for every country and region spending levels on different recorded-music formats.

Key questions answered

  • By 2020, what share of global recorded-music spending will be accounted for by premium subscription services?
  • What share of total consumer spending on recorded-music in 2020 will be on physical formats?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Recorded Music Retail Sales Forecasts to 2020

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