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The first music statistics round up for October covers French mobile music, US music sales, PC shipments, IPRS collections, live music sales, and SACM revenue.


  • In July, 14.5 million mobile Internet users in France accessed at least one music website or music app, up from 12 million in July 2014,
  • According to the latest data from Nielsen SoundScan, the number of streams served in the first nine months of this year almost doubled, to 232 billion, compared with 118.1 billion between January and September 2014.
  • Music promoter Live Nation Entertainment (LNE) sold the most tickets to live music shows in the first nine months of this year.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the latest music statistics published by various music industry players.
  • The research note assesses how the latest music statistics illustrate how the wider industry is performing.

Key questions answered

  • By how much is Live Nation the biggest music promoter in the world?
  • Why did royalty collections fall in India in the 12 months to end-March?

Table of contents

French mobile music, US music sales, IPRS collections, live music sales, SACM revenue

  • Mobile music on the rise in France
  • Streaming surge continues in the US
  • IPRS reports fall in collections in India
  • Live Nation dominates global ticket sales
  • Slight dip in collections for Mexico’s SACM


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