After 15 dismal years in which the global music business lost some 40 percent of its value, in 2016 the music business showed more growth than it has in two decades. And while some quarters of the…
Drake may have started from the bottom, but in 2016 he made it to the very top. The Canadian hip-hop superstar has been named by IFPI as the world’s best-selling recording artist of 2016, banking off…
Growing international digital sales and streaming are driving the music business to renewed health thanks in large part to fast-growing demand in developing markets, according to a report issued…
BEIJING -- Organizers are gearing up for a record number of exhibitors at Filmart, the Hong Kong Film and Television Market, while Keanu Reeves will give a master class on digital film at the Hong…
Rhapsody is invading Europe. The music-streaming service has acquired Napster Intl., which will notably expand the company's footprint in Germany and the U.K -- both important beachheads as the…
One of the biggest shakeups in the music industry's history is expected to be announced today by EMI.
In a move designed to get major music trade organizations to reorganize, EMI has made the first step to exit the British trade group IFPI.
Downloads of single tracks increased 89% to 795 million globally in 2006 as the digital music marketplace doubled from the year before.
John Kennedy, chairman-CEO of the Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), has defended the biggest police action ever in Germany against online piracy, saying the campaign against…
Music trade body the Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry unveiled a fresh wave of legal action Tuesday and warned parents that they could face stiff fines if their children download music…
Music sales in Canada dropped 4% in 2005 to $536 million, the Canadian Recording Industry Assn. reported Thursday. The dip is part of a 10-year decline that the CRIA blames on illegal music…
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