Recorded music: is the US bouncing back?

25 January 2012

US album volumes in 2011 rose for the first time since 2004, but lower pricing may continue the revenue decline

UK album volumes declined 5.6% in 2011. HMV’s new-found breathing space removes a key risk for the outlook

US radio royalties to music publishers have been agreed in principle and will see a return to a revenue based payment

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