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Poland’s two main music industry sectors, recorded and live, have both experienced positive times of late.


  • Local trade association ZPAV signaled in September that strong midyear recorded-music sales in the country will result in a third straight year of growth.

Features and Benefits

  • Details all of Poland's main music industry sectors.
  • Assesses recorded-music sales, record company market shares, music retail, royalty collections, and live music.

Key questions answered

  • What is behind the last couple of years' rise in recorded-music sales in Poland?
  • Which of the three majors is the biggest recorded-music distributor in Poland?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Physical and digital gains boost recorded-music sector
  • Repertoire
  • Music companies

Music retail

  • European Commission to investigate new retail tax law
  • Digital infrastructure and access developments

Rights administration and royalty collections

  • Collective management of copyright and related rights
  • Two years of decline for Polish authors’ rights


  • Commercial services dominate Polish radio broadcasting
  • Pay satellite leads TV provision


  • Rising artist fees and changing demographics


  • Methodology
  • Author

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