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Global Music Production and Distribution: Market Research Report

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Global Music Production and Distribution Market Research Report | Jan 2016

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Music Production and Distribution global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$16bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-3.0%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment ('000)
95
Businesses
51,311
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue in the Global Music Production and Distribution industry fell over the five years to 2016 because many of the industry's largest companies have failed to leverage a crop of potential new revenue streams to compensate for the extreme drop in physical album sales over the past five years. Unfortunately, over the five years to 2021, industry revenue is expected to continue contracting. Music companies' performance over this period hinges on their ability to embrace new technology... read more

Industry SWOT Analysis

The Global Music Production and Distribution industry is a mature industry. The industry is undergoing a level of technological change that has created several years of inconsistent performance, causing many companies to suffer large decreases in revenue and profit. The advent of the internet, while a boon for the many industries, has been a curse for massive labels that once depending on high-margin sales of physical albums. These trends have led to a lack of profitability in recording music and are forcing the industry's largest operators to alter their business models to adapt to this changing digital landscape. Industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall global economy, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.4% over the 10 years to 2021... read more

 


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What is the Global Music Production and Distribution Industry?

Operators in this industry sign musicians and artists to recording contracts, allocate budgets for artists' recordings, produce and master artists' work, distribute artists' music to retail and promote the artists' work through various advertising campaigns. This industry also includes music publishing activities, which involves the leasing of music as intellectual property for use beyond live performance, such as in promotional material and other forms of media.

Industry Products
Physical sales (including CDs, vinyls, cassette tapes)Performance rightsDigital music downloadsSynchronization
 
Industry Activities
Negotiating recording, publishing, licensing and distribution contractsProducing and mastering artist recordingsDistributing recordings to outletsManaging and promoting artist rosters


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