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.
Recorded music business veteran John Preston has sadly passed away aged 67, prompting a flood of tributes from across the industry.
Fancy a job in the music industry? Talented youngsters are being offered the chance to kickstart their careers through a new BRIT Awards apprenticeship.
The global recorded music market grew by 5.9 percent in 2016 to reach $15.7bn (£12.2bn), the latest IFPI Global Music Report has revealed.
The ongoing surge in audio streaming and steady demand for vinyl LPs have helped the British music industry notch up another successful 12 months, according to official figures.
A new report from international recorded music trade body IFPI highlights the dominant position of music services such as YouTube and the knock-on ‘value gap’ for creators.
Music contributed £4.1bn to the British economy in 2015, aided by increased export growth across the sector, according to the new Measuring Music 2016 report.