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Spanish authors’ society SGAE has published its annual accounts for 2015 after approval from its membership at the June annual general meeting.


  • In terms of collections, the authors’ society has reported a second consecutive year of modest revenue growth after three years of decline. Ongoing economic difficulties have affected some of the main income sources.
  • However, a big jump in private copying collections and growth in live music and general licensing collections fully offset revenue declines elsewhere.

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  • Details royalty collections in Spain in 2015.
  • Explains which collection sources registered growth last year and which suffered a decline.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest income source for authors and publishers in Spain?
  • Which digital music service generated the highest revenue for authors and publishers in Spain in 2015?

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  • Summary
  • Stability returns to royalty collections in Spain
  • Despite economic difficulties, creators “continue to create”
  • Digital transition slows digital collection growth


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