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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has published its annual assessment and forecasts for the recorded music and live music industry sectors.


  • The combined revenue from live and recorded music will grow annually in the five years up to and including 2019, edging ever closer to the magical $50bn mark.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the music industry forecasts published by PwC
  • The research note assesses the differing fortunes of the recorded and live music sectors

Key questions answered

  • By how much is consumer spending on recorded music set to shrink in the years to 2019?
  • By how much is consumer spending on live music set to rise in the years to 2019?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Contrasting fortunes for the recorded music and live sectors
  • Transition from ownership to access dents future spending
  • Live music is the big growth sector


  • Author

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