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This research note provides the first roundup of music statistics analysis for August 2019.


  • Online ticket exchange service StubHub has produced new research showing the fastest-growing festivals in terms of daily capacity since launch.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the latest music statistics and company financials published in the last two weeks.
  • Covers Apple, SiriusXM, T4F, Avex Group, and Tencent Music Entertainment results, as well as festival growth analysis and Belgium midyear recorded-music sales.

Key questions answered

  • How many paying subscribers did Pandora in the US end June with?
  • What share of Belgian music trade sales came from streaming in the first half of this year?

Table of contents

Apple, SiriusXM, and T4F results; festival growth; Avex Group financials; Belgium midyear; TME performance

  • Growing service revenue for Apple offsets iPhone decline
  • SiriusXM reports rising satellite radio and Pandora subscriptions
  • Positive second quarter for T4F
  • European festivals rank as world's fastest-growing
  • Physical music decline dents Avex Group results
  • Belgium heading for return to recorded-music sales growth
  • Slowdown in take-up of Tencent Music's streaming services


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