This update provides a detailed analysis of all of Germany's main music industry sectors.
- The steady rise in retail sales of recorded music in Germany ground to a halt last year after four straight years of growth.
- However, although Germany missed out on five straight years of rising sales, the prospects of a return to growth are positive because of the increasing consumer interest in music access services.
Features and Benefits
- Details all the main sectors of the German music industry.
- Covers the latest recorded-music sales figures, record company market shares, a retail analysis, royalty collections, and a review of the live sector.
Key questions answered
- What caused the fall in recorded-music sales in Germany last year?
- What share of authors' and publishers' rights collections last year were from digital sources?
Table of contents
Annual growth stutters on physical format decline
Repertoire and genre sales
The shifting tide of music retail
Digital infrastructure and access developments
GEMA reports record year for collections
Further growth for performance rights
Europe's largest radio broadcast market
Digital cable leads primary TV household provision
Measuring the size of the German live sector
Promoters move against secondary ticketing
Festivals on holiday