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This research note provides an analysis of recent statistics from the music industry in September.


  • German events company Deutsche Entertainment (DEAG) has reported a big jump in sales for the second quarter of its 2017 financial year.
  • Ticketing gains boost earnings for CTS Eventim.
  • Midyear trade figures published by IFPI Norway show streaming sales are still rising and fully compensating for lower earnings from downloads and CD albums.

Features and Benefits

  • Rounds up the music statistics and financial details published in the last two weeks.
  • Covers CTS Eventim, DEAG, and BMG financials, BMI collections, UK music export figures, and midyear Norway music sales.

Key questions answered

  • Which of the big two German events companies presented the best first-half-year financials?
  • What share of BMI collections for the year ending June were from digital sources?

Table of contents

CTS Eventim, DEAG and BMG financials, BMI collections, UK music exports, and Norway music sales

  • Sharp rise in sales for DEAG
  • Ticketing gains boost earnings for CTS Eventim
  • Continued revenue growth for BMG
  • New collection and distribution record for BMI
  • Third consecutive annual rise for UK music exports
  • Streaming and vinyl the big positives in Norway


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