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A collection of the latest music industry statistics, featuring Spotify research, German industry value, HADOPI figures, Deezer details, AGADU revenue, and US streaming.


  • Music subscription service Spotify has published new research detailing the reach of its advertising-supported user base compared with commercial radio broadcasters as well as the incremental reach the service's free tier provides to commercial radio stations across Europe for audio advertisers.
  • New research published by the recorded music trade body BVMI has valued the German music industry at €11.1bn ($12.4bn) in 2014 with live and recorded the biggest industry sectors.
  • French music subscription service Deezer is planning an IPO before the end of this year on the Paris stock exchange. The company’s registration document has revealed that the service had 6.3 million subscribers at the end of June from the 180 or so countries it is available, the majority of which are based in its home market.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note assesses a number of music industry sectors through an analysis of the latest music industry statistics.
  • The research note includes the latest industry data published by leading companies including Spotify and Deezer.

Key questions answered

  • How does Spotify's free streaming tier provide incremental reach to commercial radio stations?
  • What were Deezer's revenue and subscriber details for the first half of this year?

Table of contents

Spotify research, German industry value, HADOPI figures, Deezer details, AGADU revenue, US streaming

  • Spotify champions incremental audio advertising reach
  • German music industry valued at €11.1bn in 2014
  • HADOPI publishes five-year graduated response data
  • Deezer IPO document reveals user metrics and financials
  • Sharp growth in AGADU royalty collections
  • Big share of US consumers will not pay to stream


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