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As home to the world's biggest on-demand audio subscription service, Spotify, Sweden has become one of the world's most progressive recorded-music markets.


  • In addition to recorded music, consumer spending on tickets to live music events grew last year and are projected to rise further in the next few years.

Features and Benefits

  • Details all the main music industry sectors in Sweden.
  • Covers recorded-music sales, major company market shares, music retail, rights collections, and live sales.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue generator for Swedish authors and publishers?
  • What is the likely total addressable market size for music subscription services in Sweden?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Modest increase in recorded-music trade sales
  • Record companies

Music retail

  • Timeline of the Swedish retail transformation
  • Assessing Sweden's digital music opportunity

Rights administration and royalty collections

  • Eighth consecutive year of revenue growth for STIM
  • Collection growth for SAMI and Copyswede

Live music

  • Live is Sweden's biggest music sector


  • Methodology
  • Author

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