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This is the first roundup of music statistics analysis for the month of February.


  • IFPI Austria has reported a rise in retail sales of recorded music in 2017.
  • New figures from the UK radio monitoring service RAJAR showed that 89.7% of the UK population aged 15 and over, or 48.9 million people, listened to the radio each week in 4Q17.

Features and Benefits

  • Rounds up the latest music industry statistics and company financials.
  • Covers Austria music retail sales, Avex and Apple financials, and German live event sales.

Key questions answered

  • What share of Austrian recorded-music sales came from streaming in 2017?
  • How many subscribers did SiriusXM end last year with?

Table of contents

Austria sales, SiriusXM, UK digital radio, IIPA, German live sales, Apple, US TV and video, Avex

  • Austrian streaming and vinyl gains boost retail sales
  • Record fourth-quarter and full-year results for SiriusXM
  • UK digital radio listening continues to rise
  • Nineteen countries singled out in new IIPA copyright report
  • Mixed results from survey into German events market
  • Biggest quarter in Apple's history
  • FAANG to sink its teeth deeper into TV in 2018
  • Flat nine months for Avex Group


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