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New figures provided to Music & Copyright by the Italian music trade association FIMI show that the erratic sales pattern of recorded-music sales in the last few years is set to continue.


  • Total recorded-music revenue increased in the first six months of this year, with streaming and vinyl the main positives.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the trade sales results published by the Italian music association FIMI.
  • Assesses the results with a view of further growth and possible future market difficulties.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest recorded-music revenue source for Italian record companies?
  • What are the medium-term prospects for Italy's recorded-music sector?

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  • Summary
  • A return to growth after a year of decline
  • A mixed first two quarters for streaming
  • The end of the vinyl revival?


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