News Archive — 2020

  • 18th June

    IFPI opens Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Office in Nairobi

    IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has opened its first regional office in Sub-Saharan Africa (S-SA). Based in Nairobi, the office will be headed by …

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  • 17th June

    IFPI joins 93 organisations from Europe's cultural and creative sectors to call on EU leaders for strong and systemic support measures to aid COVID-19 recovery.

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  • 4th May

    IFPI issues annual Global Music Report

    Download the short report here. IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, today issued its annual Global Music Report. Frances Moore, chief executive of IFPI, said: “The Global Music …

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  • 29th April

    IFPI launches global resource tracking COVID-19 aid and information for the global music industry

    Access IFPI’s ‘Global Music Industry COVID-19 Response Tracker’ here IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has today launched its Global Music Industry COVID-19 Response Tracker, a website …

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  • 3rd April

    IFPI joins with music sector in Europe to call for EU and national investment to address current COVID-19 crisis and promote diversity

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  • 19th March

    ARASHI Awarded Global Album of 2019 for Their 20th Anniversary Compilation 5x20 All the BEST!! 1999-2019

    ARASHI receiving the IFPI award for Top Global Album of 2019. Photo courtesy of J Storm. IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has announced that Japanese band …

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  • 10th March

    bad guy by Billie Eilish Named Biggest Global Single of 2019

    IFPI chief executive Frances Moore presenting Billie Eilish with the IFPI award for biggest global single of 2019 IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has named bad …

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  • 3rd March

    Recording Industry Acts Against Stream Manipulation Site

    Berlin District Court issues injunction against operator of Followerschmiede.de, as part of broader effort to prevent ‘fake streams’ IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, and its German national group, BVMI, announced …

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  • 2nd March

    Taylor Swift Named IFPI Global Recording Artist of 2019

    IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, has named Taylor Swift the world’s best-selling recording artist of 2019. This is the second time Swift has won the …

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  • 24th January

    Frances Moore included in the 2020 Billboard Power List

    IFPI chief executive, Frances Moore, has been included in Billboard’s 2020 Billboard Power List which feature the music industry’s ‘most powerful figures’. Moore is recognised as being ‘a fierce opponent of …

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