This chart shows the percentage of revenue the U.S. music industry generates from digital music distribution, namely downloads and streaming services.
This chart shows the highest-earning country musicians worldwide in 2014.
This chart illustrates the adoption of digital music services in selected countries. It shows that legal digital music services have become mainstream, with preferences for download or streaming services varying across countries.
This chart shows the estimated annual change in global music revenues, broken down by type.
This chart shows U.S. music industry revenues at retail value.
This chart shows which services Americans use to stay up-to-date with music.
This chart shows the digital share of recorded music sales in the five largest recorded music markets in the world.
In times of declining music sales, record companies have to find new revenue sources. 360° or multiple rights deals grant labels access to revenue streams beyond record sales (e.g. merchandise and touring) in exchange for a hefty advance and guaranteed payments to the artist.
This chart shows the results of a survey on music streaming adoption in the United States.
When it comes to protecting copyrights online, the music industry is turning to Google more often than any other industry. The BPI alone (Britain's recorded music association) requests the removal of more than 35,000 infringing websites from Google's search results per day!
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