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India Music Industry Update, February 2020 – a detailed analysis of all the main music industry sectors.


  • Tapping into what is a market ripe for exploitation has always been high on the recorded-music industry’s list of priorities and, in the last couple of years, very positive retail sales figures suggest all of the optimism for the future has been well placed.

Features and Benefits

  • Details all of the main sectors of the Indian music industry.
  • Evaluates Indian music industry sectors, including recorded-music sales and forecasts, music retail, live, rights collections, and copyright protection.

Key questions answered

  • What share of recorded-music retail sales in India are from music streaming?
  • What is the biggest revenue generator for authors and publishers in India?

Table of contents


  • Positive year for recorded-music sales
  • Music companies

Music retail

  • Intense competition for access service users
  • Assessing the future digital music opportunity

Copyright protection and rights administration

  • A major piracy market but optimism for improvement
  • Webcast and streaming gains boost IPRS collections


  • Complex live sector stymied by arena shortages
  • Modest festival sector


  • Methodology
  • Author