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Netherlands music industry report covering all the major music industry sectors, with all the latest commentary and data.


  • After more than a decade of falling trade revenue from recorded-music sales, the Netherlands is experiencing a major bounce back.

Features and Benefits

  • The report includes all of the latest commentary and data for the Dutch music industry.
  • The report is divided between the major music sectors: recorded music, retail, rights administration and royalty collections, broadcasting, and live.

Key questions answered

  • What is behind the revival of recorded-music sales in the Netherlands?
  • How has the live music sector performed so far this year?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Big turnaround in trade earnings
  • Music companies

Music retail

  • Access set to overtake ownership
  • Digital infrastructure and access developments

Rights administration and royalty collections

  • Growth for BUMA/STEMRA
  • Return to growth for SENA collections
  • Tightening of controls on authors’ and performing artists’ contracts


  • High digital-radio coverage but slow uptake
  • Ziggo the pay TV leader; NPO leads viewing


  • Healthy club and venues sector
  • Positive year for music festivals
  • Subsidy cutbacks for festivals


  • Methodology
  • Author

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