As the album celebrates its 70th anniversary, what lies ahead for the format in a universe dominated by digital? Some leading lights across the industry share their thoughts...
‘The album remains a powerful vehicle for both artistic expression and appreciation,’ BPI chief executive Geoff Taylor on the thinking behind this week's National Album Day.
The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has launched a new manifesto, identifying five key points which will help drive growth in the music, video and games businesses.
The latest edition of British Phonographic Industry’s (BPI) and Entertainment Retailers Association’s (ERA) Insight Session will define the role of the album in the streaming era.
A new study suggests that while streaming services have helped recorded music return to growth, their greatest contribution may turn out to be the data they generate about fans’ listening habits.
Booming vinyl sales are being driven by a hardcore of 157,000 ‘superfans’ who generate millions for the album market each year, new figures reveal.
Use of smart speakers is rising rapidly and may contribute towards a shift away from radio, according to the latest joint BPI/ERA Insight Session report.
The streaming boom has seen entertainment sales overtake books, magazines and newspapers for the first time, according to figures published by the Entertainment Retailers Association.
Everybody’s Talkin’ takes place on 20 March at the BPI in London and will explore the impact of smart speakers and virtual assistants on music consumption.
Calling all music industry professionals - learn about the music habits of millennials with the BPI and Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).