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


  • Denmark is one of a small number of countries in Northern Europe that can be described as global leaders in the transition from music ownership to access.

Features and Benefits

  • Details all aspects of the Danish music industry.
  • Assesses recorded-music sales, the digital music landscape, royalty collections, broadcasting, and the live sector.

Key questions answered

  • What share of Danish recorded-music trade sales came from music subscriptions last year?
  • What is the biggest revenue source for Danish authors and publishers?

Table of contents

Recorded music

  • Digital transition boosts international repertoire
  • UMG extends its market share lead

Music retail

  • Accessing recorded music is the new normal

Rights administration and royalty collections

  • Royalty collections


  • Steady decline in radio listening time
  • Pay TV hit by video streaming growth


  • New venue and continued festival popularity


  • Methodology
  • Author