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This research note contains the second roundup of music statistics analysis for March 2019.


  • IFPI Switzerland has reported a third consecutive increase in retail sales of recorded music.
  • IFPI Denmark has reported solid growth in trade sales of recorded music.

Features and Benefits

  • Examines all the latest music industry statistics from the last two weeks.
  • Covers Swiss and Danish sales, Napster profits, CTS Eventim results, Spain's live sector, and YouTube in India.

Key questions answered

  • By how much did Swiss recorded-music retail sales rise last year?
  • What share of Danish recorded-music trade sales came from premium streaming last year?

Table of contents

Swiss growth, Napster profits, CTS Eventim results, Spain live, YouTube in India, Danish sales

  • Three years of growth for Swiss music retail sales
  • Five consecutive profitable quarters for Napster
  • CTS Eventim confirms revenue and earnings growth
  • Big rise in Spanish live music turnover
  • YouTube dominates Indian recorded-music trade revenue
  • Subscriptions and vinyl boost Danish recorded-music sales


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