This update provides a detailed analysis of all of the UK's main music industry sectors.
- The UK's recorded-music industry is going through a positive period. Three straight years of decline ended in 2013 with a rise in trade earnings. Although revenue has slipped back in the two subsequent years, the country has registered two consecutive years of growth.
Features and Benefits
- Covers all aspects of the UK music industry.
- Focuses on recorded-music trade and retail sales, royalty collections, live music valuation, and details of digital music services.
Key questions answered
- What is the biggest revenue source for authors and publishers in the UK?
- Which of the three major record companies saw an increase in market share in 2017?
Table of contents
Second straight year of recorded-music growth
Genre sales and the dominance of pop and rock
Three straight years of retail sales growth
Rights administration and royalty collections
Collection growth at home and abroad for PRS
Collection growth at home and abroad for PPL
UK radio a diverse and competitive sector
Little change expected in TV platform access share
Measuring the worth of the live music sector
Tightening control over the secondary ticketing sector
Supporting small venues