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A full report of the US music industry as of January 2016 containing up to date analysis and data on all parts of the country's music industry.


  • The US is the biggest music market in the world. Not only does it account for around one-third of global recorded music sales, the country is home to the largest live music sector in the world.

Features and Benefits

  • The report details all aspects of the US music industry
  • Included in the report are details on recorded music sales, retail, digital infrastructure, authors rights, and the live music sector.

Key questions answered

  • How did the US recorded music sales in 2015 compare with 2014?
  • How did the US live music sales in 2015 compare with 2014?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • US recorded music sales in 2015

Music retail

  • Music access is the new music retail
  • Digital infrastructure and access developments

Intellectual property rights

  • Copyright protection
  • Royalty collections


  • Traditional radio and the digital competition
  • The biggest TV broadcast market in the world


  • Methodology
  • Author

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