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This update provides a detailed analysis of all of Norway's main music industry sectors.


  • Despite having a population of just 5.3 million (see Figure 1) and ranking at the lower end of the global top 20 recorded-music markets, Norway's share of recorded-music sales from access services rivals most others.

Features and Benefits

  • Details all the major sectors of the Norwegian music industry.
  • Covers recorded music, retail, royalty collections, digital infrastructure, and live.

Key questions answered

  • What share of recorded-music sales in Norway in 1H18 was generated by streaming?
  • What is the biggest revenue source for Norwegian authors and publishers?

Table of contents

Music retail

  • Selling recorded-music to own is now retail history

Rights administration and royalty collections

  • Royalty collections


  • Rising live music ticket sales


  • Methodology
  • Author

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