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This research note contains an analysis of music statistics released in the second half of July.


  • Ticket sales to events at European arenas topped €1.4bn last year, with live music accounting for the biggest share.

Features and Benefits

  • Offers a full roundup of the latest music industry statistics news.
  • Includes details of European arenas, US and Canada music consumption, SIAE results, UK music tourism, and midyear live-music ticket sales.

Key questions answered

  • How did recorded-music consumption in US in the first six months of this year compare with the same period of 2016?
  • How many tickets to live music shows did Live Nation sell in the first half of this year?

Table of contents

European arenas, US and Canada music consumption, SIAE results, UK music tourism, midyear live

  • Music dominates European arena ticket sales
  • Recorded-music consumption grows in the US
  • Canada sees mixed midyear music consumption performance
  • SIAE sees rise in rights collections
  • UK music tourism worth £4bn in 2015
  • Live Nation and O2 leadership continues into 2017


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