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This research note contains the second roundup of music statistics analysis for January.


  • New figures from the German trade association BVMI show the consumption of recorded-music in the country increased last year.

Features and Benefits

  • Details music-related statistics and company financials published in the last couple of weeks.
  • Assesses German music consumption, Royalty Exchange financials, Spotify podcasts, Saregama earnings and operating metrics, and YouTube channels

Key questions answered

  • How many YouTube channels from India are currently in the service's top 10?
  • How many audio streams served did Saregama register in the final three months of last year?

Table of contents

German music consumption, Royalty Exchange, Spotify podcasts, Saregama financials, YouTube channels

  • Music consumption growth in Germany
  • Royalty Exchange passes $50m in royalty transactions
  • Spotify reports big rise in podcast listening
  • Rising revenue and streams for Saregama
  • Indian channels dominate YouTube views
  • Bumper year for PPL international income


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