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Introduction

The Major Record Company Factsheets are a collection of financial and operating data published by the three major label groups: Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group.

Highlights

  • The growth in streaming has produced a big change in record company financials, with a rapid shift in revenue to access services from buy-to-own recorded-music media.

Features and Benefits

  • Details financial and operating data published by the three major label groups, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group.
  • Includes financials as well as recorded-music sales by format and source.

Key questions answered

  • What share of revenue for each of the majors in the first three months of 2018 came from streaming?
  • Which of the three majors experienced the biggest rise in revenue in the first three months of 2018?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Major Record Company Factsheets: 1Q18