Music industry deserves more thanks to streaming services




The Dutch music industry has earned 38 million last year thanks to streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer and Google All Access. That is twice as much as a year earlier. The number of paid downloads fell right.

In 2012, revenue from streaming 17.8 million were still significantly lower than last year, when thanks to streaming music industry received 38 million euros. According to figures that sector organization NVPI presented later on Thursday. The figures show not what part of the subscription revenue and how much came from advertisements.

Due to higher revenue from streaming music was the music industry last year for the first time in twelve years more revenue than a year earlier. The total revenues of the Dutch music industry amounted to 130.2 million euros, against 128.8 million a year earlier. In the years before the music sales fell just continued. Moreover, the income from copyrights and related rights, such as when artists are turned on the radio to be added here. Previously showed that all the music industry in the first half of 2013 earned more through streaming, but so it appears to be true. throughout the year

The increased revenues are due to the increase in streaming. Almost completely The number of sales of music on physical media decreased from 94.2 to 76.1 million, although it thus so still by far the largest source of revenue for the music industry. However, more LPs were sold: it was 7 million earned by 6 million euros a year earlier. The number of paid downloads have increased again, from 16.4 to 15.5 million. The number of revenue from ringtones “and such” has increased from 400,000 to 600,000

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