Overall Music Sales Up, Albums Down

Music News: Mid-year SoundScan report also shows a bump in digital sales

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  • UMG Alone Earns $4.5 Million a Day from Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube
    By week, the company makes $32 million, and per day, it earns $4.5 million. This increase helped to offset steep declines in album and download sales. Those formats have been avalanching. Album sales saw a 15% drop, while download sales also saw a 29% decline.
    02/24/2017 - 2:23 pm | View Link
  • Universal posts record revenues for 2016 – as streaming overtakes physical sales
    Universal Music Group had its best ever fiscal performance under Vivendi ownership in 2016, thanks to a small increase in total revenues – despite download sales crashing by €266m ($294m). Within that overall figure, recorded music revenues hit €4 ...
    02/23/2017 - 10:47 am | View Link
  • How Music's Biggest Night Affects Music Sales
    The month of February caps off two of the biggest televised music events of the year: the Super Bowl halftime show and the Grammy Awards. This year’s events once again proved the power of television in boosting sales for featured artists. Lady Gaga’s ...
    02/21/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Nielsen Music: Grammys Fuel Sales Spikes Across The Board
    It has been a week since THE GRAMMY AWARDS, and NIELSEN MUSIC has confirmed what early reports suggested -- the show, watched by some 26 million people, up from both 2015 and 2016, fueled activity in the marketplace. The sum of all the songs performed ...
    02/20/2017 - 7:03 am | View Link
  • How Subaru Uses Music And Emotional Messaging To Help Drive Sales
    “Shhhh, I love this song!” For the last eight years, Subaru has capitalized on the incredible power of consistently tasteful music to help drive their business. With emotional messaging at the forefront of their marketing, Subaru exemplifies how music ...
    02/17/2017 - 3:38 am | View Link
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  • Apple iTunes Sees Big Drop in Music Sales
    Digital music sales at Apple iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, underscoring ...
    02/22/2017 - 9:50 am | View Website
  • Music Sales Classical
    Welcome to the website of Chester Music, Novello & Company, G. Schirmer, AMP, Edition Wilhelm Hansen and UME part of the Music Sales Group. You can find the latest ...
    02/21/2017 - 3:28 pm | View Website
  • Music Sales Group
    The Music Sales Group of Companies. Music Sales is an international family of wholly-owned companies with interests in six main areas of music publishing.
    02/21/2017 - 1:30 am | View Website
  • U.S. music album sales 2016 | Statistic
    The statistic shows annual music album sales in the United States from 2007 to 2016. In 2011, 331 million CDs, CSs, LPs and digital albums were sold in the U.S. In ...
    02/20/2017 - 2:43 am | View Website
  • Digital music sales on iTunes and beyond are now fading as ...
    Nearly every number in Nielsen's 2014 annual review of the music industry is preceded by a negative sign, including chain store sales (-20%), total new album sales ...
    01/25/2015 - 8:29 am | View Website
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