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UMC sees fourth consecutive year of revenue growth.


  • French media company Vivendi has reported a positive end to the financial year for UMG.
  • In line with previous results statements, recorded-music revenue for the company was boosted by strong growth from subscriptions and streaming earnings.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note outlines UMG's final-quarter and full-year financial details.
  • The note assesses revenue by source for the recorded-music and music publishing divisions.

Key questions answered

  • What share of UMG's recorded-music revenue was generated by streaming in 2018?
  • Which region accounts for the biggest share of UMG's recorded-music revenue and how has that changed over the last couple of years?

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  • Summary
  • Fourth consecutive year of revenue growth
  • Subscriber growth and stronger market share
  • North America increasing regional dominance


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