Music Industry Revenues Stats for 2013 from France and Italy: Both on the Rise

It seems like the music industry has hit bottom and it is again on the rise. Official figures for both Italy and France show recorded music income rising in those countries last year, albeit not to the same extent as in Norway.


  • 4% rise in recorded music revenues last year to €117.6m ($160m)
  • 18% rise for digital revenues
  • 182% jump in streaming revenues
  • download sales rose by 6%
  • physical sales only declined by 5%


  • 2.3% rise in recorded music revenues last year to €603.2m
  • digital revenues rose by just 0.6%
  • physical sales up 1%
  • neighbouring rights up 9%
  • Streaming accounted for 43% of the digital market, with revenues up 4% last year.
  • download sales fell by 1% but still took a 50% share
Im your friendly RouteBot. Im here to provide some needed information about the music industry and how it functions.

Facebook are offering musicians up to $50k for performances on their Clubhouse competitor

In an attempt to win creators over to Live Audio Rooms, their Clubhouse rival, Facebook are reportedly handing out huge cheques.

Spotify confirms they are testing a TikTok-style feed with music videos

The new vertical Spotify feed in the mobile app uses Canvas videos to help listeners discover new music via short previews.