Italian recorded music market up 22 per cent in the first half of 2015

16th July 2015

The Italian recorded music market increased in value by 22 per cent in the first half of 2015 according to figures published by Deloitte.

A strong release schedule by Italian pop artists helped lift the physical market by 22 per cent to €37.3 million. Vinyl sales continued their revival, up by 72 per cent.

Digital revenues climbed by 37 per cent, with download sales increasing by 6 per cent and streaming income by 37 per cent. Digital channels now account for 43 per cent of the overall market and are worth €28.1 million. Streaming now accounts for 26 per cent of the total recorded music market in Italy.

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