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Music statistics analysis: the second roundup for May


  • This research note is a full roundup of the latest music industry statistics published in the last two weeks.

Features and Benefits

  • Looks at the latest facts, figures, and financials relating to the music industry.
  • Looks at YouTube's latest music industry report; Avex, CIE, and T4F results; and details of debut artist releases and rental store numbers in Japan.

Key questions answered

  • Why does YouTube believe it does not cannibalize recorded-music sales?
  • How many debut artist album releases were there in Japan last year?

Table of contents

YouTube music report; Avex, CIE, and T4F results; Japan debut artist and rental store numbers

  • YouTube vaunts music industry role; IFPI not so sure
  • Fall in Avex Group revenue and net income
  • Modest first quarter for CIE
  • Fewer outdoor concerts dent T4F financials
  • Rise in debut artist releases in Japan; rental stores decline


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