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This round-up covers French live market sales, FNAC and SiriusXM earnings, MCSC collections, Pandora's financials, and Japan's physical sales


  • New figures published by the Centre National de la Chanson des Varieties et du Jazz (CNV) show the French live music sector enjoyed a good 2014 with ticket sales and live event attendance rising for the second consecutive year.
  • French retail chain FNAC has reported slight fall in revenue in the third quarter.
  • Satellite radio service SiriusXM has reported a solid third quarter of 2015 with revenue and subscriber numbers both increasing year-on-year.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the latest music statistics released in the second half of October.
  • The research note assesses the implications of these statistics

Key questions answered

  • How did SiriusXM's performance in the first nine months of this year compare with Pandora's?
  • What share of French live performance is accounted for by events with attendance above 6,000 people?

Table of contents

France live, FNAC and SiriusXM earnings, MCSC collections, Pandora stats, Japan physical sales

  • French live sales grow in 2014
  • New store formats steady FNAC revenue
  • Positive third quarter for SiriusXM
  • Digital gains boost MCSC collections
  • Pandora financials hit by record company settlement
  • Japan’s physical recorded music sector heading for a flat 2015


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